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Tech Mahindra Acquires Anritsu ME7834L Mobile Device Test Platform

1/2/2013
ME7834L Enables Device Certification and Carrier Acceptance Test for LTE Wireless Devices in New Jersey Lab

Anritsu Company announces that Tech Mahindra has purchased the Anritsu ME7834L Mobile Device Test Platform (MDTP) to expand the LTE Conformance Test (CT) and Carrier Acceptance Test (CAT) capabilities provided by Tech Mahindra. The ME7834L enables the growing LTE device ecosystem with an additional source of test and certification services at Tech Mahindra’s lab, conveniently located in the New Jersey area.

The ME7834L MDTP purchased by Tech Mahindra is capable of simulating multiple LTE, W-CDMA, and CDMA2K cells, and provides test capability for both 3G and LTE Protocol CT, as well as 3G and LTE CAT for two major LTE wireless carriers. Due to leading validated Protocol CT test case coverage in 21 of 28 LTE bands, the ME7834L enables the shortest path to certification for device vendors. Availability of leading LTE CAT capability on the same system enables quick turnaround test capability without the use of multiple systems.

“Anritsu is pleased to support Tech Mahindra and the LTE device community with leading test case coverage on our high-performance test systems. Our ME7834L has been selected by many of the major LTE labs in the industry, including Tech Mahindra,” said Wade Hulon, General Manager and Vice President of Anritsu Company. “Anritsu has offered the LTE device ecosystem the widest range of LTE device test solutions since the initial rollout of LTE networks, and looks forward to assisting the acceleration of device development as LTE enters the mainstream.”

The Anritsu ME7834L is a modular system, with options for up to eight LTE SISO cells, six W-CDMA cells, and six CDMA2K cells with fading. Protocol CT capability is provided with TTCN2 tools for 3G and TTCN3 tools for LTE, with the leading number of validated test cases available in 21 of 28 bands (including bands 13, 4, and 17). CAT capability is provided using Anritsu’s unique Rapid Test Designer (RTD) graphical scripting tool, as well as a large library of carrier-specific test cases spanning multiple carriers, with a total LTE test case library exceeding 20 packages.



About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra is a leading provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry with a majority stake owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. Tech Mahindra serves telecom service providers, equipment manufacturers, software vendors and systems integrators worldwide and their proven delivery models, distinctive IT skills and decades of domain expertise enable clients to maximize returns on their IT investment by achieving fast time to market, reduced total cost of ownership, and high customer satisfaction.

Tech Mahindra registered revenue of USD 1,156 million in the year ended March 31, 2012 and is ably supported by approximately 41,000 professionals who provide a unique blend of culture, domain expertise and in-depth technology skill-sets.

A SEI-CMMi Level 5 organization, Tech Mahindra's development centers are ISO 9001:2008 and BS7799 certified. Tech Mahindra has principal offices in the UK, United States, Germany, UAE, Egypt, Singapore, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Canada and Australia.

Tech Mahindra Ltd is part of the US $15.4 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial federation of companies and one of the top 10 business houses based in India. The Group's interests span automotive products, aviation, components, farm equipment, financial services, hospitality, information technology, logistics, real estate and retail. In 2011, Mahindra was featured on the Forbes Global 2000 list, a listing of the biggest and most powerful listed companies in the world. Dun & Bradstreet also ranked Mahindra at No. 1 in the automobile sector in its list of India’s Top 500 Companies. In 2010, Mahindra was featured in the Credit Suisse Great Brands of Tomorrow. In 2011, Mahindra acquired a majority stake in Korea’s SsangYong Motor Company.

For more information, please refer to the website: www.techmahindra.com



Anritsu
Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for more than 110 years. Anritsu provides solutions for existing and next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators. Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments as well as operations support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu sells in over 90 countries with approximately 4,000 employees.

Contact

Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Anritsu Company
972.761.4625
kim.collins@anritsu.com
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
Executive Vice President
SGW
973.263.5475
pbrightman@sgw.com