SGS expands LTE/4G testing capabilities with Rohde & Schwarz

R&S Wireless TestingSGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has selected Rohde & Schwarz to strengthen its industry conformance and carrier acceptance testing capabilities for key LTE/4G technologies. Expanding on its existing R&S TS8980FTA-2 and R&S CMW500 wireless test platforms, SGS has increased its test capabilities in the following areas:

  • LTE LBS (AGNSS/OTDOA) minimum performance, VoLTE E-911 protocol
  • LTE eMBMS RF, performance and protocol
  • LTE carrier aggregation data throughput, RF performance and protocol
  • IMS / VoLTE protocol
  • Video telephony performance (audio and video quality)
  • Rich communications services (RCS) protocol
  • ePDG/WiFi over IMS calling/WiFi offloading

“As LTE becomes more widely accepted and deployed around the world, the focus has turned towards delivering innovative, customer-desired services and features. As such, the time to fully test and qualify the next wave of mobile phones and devices that will be utilizing location-based services, IMS/VoLTE, RCS and other innovative new technologies is right around the corner,” says Michael Spitzer, US Wireless Director of SGS. “We are pleased to be working with a partner like Rohde & Schwarz who is committed to providing SGS with the latest testing capabilities, allowing us to help customers get better products to market faster.”

For more information, visit Rohde & Schwarz’s website.