Intertek Selects Spirent for Verizon Wireless VoLTE/IMS Test Capabilities
Spirent enables leading coverage for critical test area
Sunnyvale, Calif. - (November 13, 2013) — Spirent Communications announced today that Intertek’s wireless device testing business has selected Spirent’s 8100 Mobile Device Test System for its Verizon Wireless VoLTE/IMS testing. As an authorized Verizon Wireless test lab, Intertek works to ensure mobile devices comply with industry standards and operator certification requirements.
The VoLTE/IMS service related tests are a critical test area for Verizon Wireless as it prepares to launch commercial service of these value-added services over LTE. The 8100 system enables Intertek to leverage Spirent’s leading test coverage and expertise in this critical test area to provide best-in-class testing services. Employing its expertise, Spirent currently offers comprehensive coverage of Verizon Wireless’ VoLTE/IMS test requirements, including some areas of exclusive coverage.
“With the aggressive rollout of LTE networks, we understand the challenges in successful deployment of VoLTE/IMS services and the corresponding connection of device compliance to carrier-specific test requirements,” said Ron Bernot, Wireless Engineering manager at Intertek. “We are responding to the time-sensitive needs of Verizon Wireless by choosing Spirent’s 8100 solution and being one of the first commercial labs ready to test VoLTE/IMS.”
“The successful validation of Spirent’s test platform against the Verizon Wireless test plans for VoLTE/IMS emphasizes Spirent’s commitment to serving the Verizon Wireless ecosystem.” said Rajat Agarwal, Director of Product Management at Spirent Communications. “We are pleased Intertek recognizes the need to support these critical test areas and we see great value in continuing our long-standing collaboration.”
Spirent’s VoLTE/IMS portfolio covers a broad range of test capabilities for industry standards and operator specific areas, including IMS, RCS, Audio Quality, VoLTE E911, and much more.
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