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CETECOM partners with Rohde & Schwarz to advance its 4G/LTE testing capabilities

(PresseBox) (Milpitas, USA and Essen, Germany, ) CETECOM, renowned as a leading provider in test and certification for wireless communication devices, has upgraded its R&S TS8980FTA-2, CMW-PQA and R&S CMW500 wireless test platforms to include:

 LTE location based services (LBS) performance

 VoLTE E-911 protocol

 eMBMS RF performance

 video performance and protocol

 LTE carrier aggregation RF performance, data throughput performance and protocol

 IMS / VoLTE protocol

 RCS protocol

 ePDG / WiFi calling over IMS, and WiFi offloading

"The combination of greater processing power, more available bandwidth, and a more efficient all-IP network infrastructure brought about by LTE, are driving the introduction of more sophisticated mobile phones and devices faster than we've seen before," stated Wilfried Klassmann, CEO of CETECOM. "To keep up with this growth and to allow our customers to get their products to market as fast and as efficiently as possible, we are committed to maintaining our state-of-the-art test systems and processes. To these ends, we are pleased to be working with our partner, Rohde & Schwarz."

About Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, secure communications, and radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded 80 years ago, this independent global company has an extensive sales network and is present in more than 70 countries. It has around 9300 employees and achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.9 billion (USD 2.5 billion) in fiscal year 2012/2013 (July 2012 through June 2013). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


CETECOM is renowned as an independent industry partner for telecommunication technologies. With over 400 employees worldwide, CETECOM offers a series of services which cover various technologies. Beside testing of familiar standards like GSM, WCDMA, LTE, CDMA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC, CETECOM also performs a wide range of consulting and testing of mobile software applications, OTA Antenna testing, SAR, EMC, field trials, acoustics and batteries. In addition CETECOM supports new developments in the markets of "internet of things", especially for the domains of connected car and smart energy. CETECOM also participates in the development of global standards and test specifications.