AT4 Tests With Spirent

AT4 Wireless selects Spirent Communications for WiMax interoperability test lab

October 3, 2008

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HERNDON, Va. and SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT), a global provider of performance analysis and service management solutions, today announced that it has been selected by AT4 wireless to provide RF channel emulation capability to AT4 wireless’ WiMAX interoperability lab. The lab will use Spirent SR5500 Wireless Channel Emulators to test the interoperability between commercial WiMAX infrastructure and WiMAX mobile devices.

AT4 wireless’ lab is providing device interoperability testing for the most ambitious North American rollout of WiMAX services to date. “We know that this deployment will become a highly visible symbol of WiMAX’s capabilities, so we’ve taken a very serious approach to evaluating all available test solutions required for our test lab to meet our customer demands and requirements”, said José Aurelio Rodrigo, Chief Operating Officer of AT4 wireless, Inc. “Spirent’s test equipment provides all the features necessary to evaluate complex interoperability scenarios including 4x4 MIMO and mobility, as well as the flexibility and modularity to adapt as our testing needs evolve.”

“With the Spirent SR5500 having been adopted by leading WiMAX network operators, equipment manufacturers and technology providers, Spirent has already made significant contributions to the deployment of WiMAX in North America,” said Rob Van Brunt, vice president and market segment leader at Spirent Communications Wireless division. “We’re delighted to have been chosen by AT4 wireless for this phase of interoperability testing, so crucial to moving the technology forward. With our combined expertise in WiMAX technology we can provide an excellent test solution which will contribute to a successful rollout.”

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