Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Aricent offers "Total Testing" for Mobile

Aricent announced a "Total Testing" service aimed at telecom equipment manufacturers, communications service providers (CSPs), and mobile device makers. The service offers a specialized test facility in Newbury, United Kingdom, and highly qualified domain experts.

Vodafone UK is among the early users of the service.

The service is capable of testing 2G/2.5G/3G/3.5G networks. With this announcement, Aricent now provides comprehensive testing services for applications, mobile devices, and telecom equipment, including:

* Interoperability Testing: Testing for the interoperability of any network equipment element with access, backhaul, core and other applications in a real 2G/2.5G/3G/3.5G network

* Integration Testing: Ensuring complete integration of the equipment being tested with all 3rd party components that need to be directly connected in the core and access networks, as well as with external systems

* End-to-end Testing: Identification and evaluation of end-to-end key performance indicators (KPIs) in a live multi-vendor environment

* Device Certification: Network acceptance testing and certification, as international roaming capability testing of new mobile devices.

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