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5G to let automakers test limitless connectivity scenarios

5G to let automakers test limitless connectivity scenarios
  Spirent Communications has announced a significant expansion of its work with the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick via the Midlands Future Mobility (MFM) initiative in the United Kingdom.
1st November 2019

Smartphone support solution saved customers $40m in end-user costs

Smartphone support solution saved customers $40m in end-user costs
Spirent Communications has published its annual mobile device intelligence report for the year 2016. The year saw its Tweakker Device Guides and smartphone support solution save network operator customers a collective $40m in customer service costs, an increase of 135% over 2015’s record.
17th January 2017

Farmer uses IoT to reduce water consumption by 75%

Farmer uses IoT to reduce water consumption by 75%
The IoT is destined to touch every aspect of human endeavour, making factories smarter, supply chains intelligent and now saving farmers vast amounts of water in growing avocados at the first connected avocado farm. Spirent Communications is leading the charge with its open eco-system partners such as Oasis Smart Sim through its connectivity and embedded subscription business and recently showcased various connected solutions at the IoT World exhibition.
15th June 2016

Spirent showcasing game-changing ecosystem at IoT World

Spirent Communications has announced that it will unveil its Embedded Connectivity and Subscription Management ecosystem at next month's IoT World Event. The software-only ecosystem is unique in offering IoT developers universal global connectivity, extreme scalability, dynamic remote configuration and simple user experience.
3rd May 2016

Smart grids must also be streetwise

Smart grids must also be streetwise
The use of sophisticated information technology to control nation-wide utility delivery increases efficiency but introduces new hazards. There are lessons to be learnt from those with long experience of testing such critical infrastructures, according to David Hill, Vice President, EMEA, Spirent Communications.
10th March 2015

MWC 2015: Mobile device test times slashed

Spirent Communications has expanded its 8100 Carrier Acceptance and Conformance test portfolio with the addition of two new solutions: the 8100 X series and 8100 Q series.  The new solutions address a critical need in the industry: a cost-effective answer to the growing capacity crunch in device performance testing as a result of the surge in new technologies and services. 
27th February 2015

Bringing the real world into the lab

David Hill, VP EMEA, Spirent, explains how new approaches to end-to-end testing for wireless communications can save time and money by modelling realistic test conditions even in the development stages.
23rd December 2014

Bench-top system measures mobile sound quality

Spirent Communications has launched the bench-top AVS (Acoustic Verification System) to evaluate mobile device acoustic speech quality. Operators can now incorporate sophisticated acoustic speech analyses into their forward and reverse device logistics processes, driving substantial cost savings and improved user experience.
5th June 2014

Spirent Announces Multi-Frequency GNSS Record And Playback System

Spirent announce the launch of the Spirent GSS6425 multi-frequency GNSS record and playback test system. It provides customers with RF recordings for more constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS), more frequencies (L1, L2, L5), wider bandwidth (30MHz) and more features to support a wide range of positioning and timing test applications.
11th June 2013

SGS Selects Spirent 8100 LTE For Data Throughput Performance Testing

Spirent Communications announce that leading test lab SGS is using the Spirent 8100 LTE test solution to provide data throughput performance test capability to 3GPP’s TR 37.901 specification. In response to the needs of a large European mobile operator, Spirent partnered with SGS to become the first test solution provider to deliver TR 37.901 testing capability to a GCF accredited lab and to enable device manufacturers to complete the testing for both LTE and 3G devices.
20th May 2013

Spirent Hardware Pushes Carrier Network And Data Centre Testing Limits

Spirent Communications announce the launch of its next-generation high speed Ethernet test solutions. New high density test modules along with a high performance chassis enable doubling of port densities while lowering power consumption and total cost of ownership. Highlights of the new hardware include:
20th May 2013

Meter-Reading Between The Lines

The UK’s proposed network of 4G-connected smart meters without line links amounts to a whole new, highly critical infrastructure; needing equally critical test procedures. Marc Meulensteen, Business Development Manager with Sprirent Communications, expands in this article from ES Design magazine.
17th May 2013

Spirent Announces Enhanced Functionality Of Spirent mX

Spirent Communications has today revealed the addition of Spirent Studio functionality on the Spirent HyperMetrics mX module. Test coverage now includes capabilities such as testing DPI, next-gen firewalls and traffic policies. The combination of capabilities allows test engineers to extract the maximum value out of the hardware they already own.
8th February 2013

Spirent Announce Test Systems With BeiDou-2 Support

Spirent Communications today announced the availability of test systems with support for China’s BeiDou-2 (also known as Compass) Navigation Satellite System in addition to GPS, GLONASS and Galileo. Spirent has been shipping BeiDou-2-ready test systems to customers since 2012. The solution will now be upgraded to full BeiDou-2 capability using the information from the recently-released first full issue of the BeiDou-2 Signal-In-Space Interface Control Document.
10th January 2013

Spirent Advances Cost Effective Adoption of SDN/OpenFlow with Industry’s First Open Source Conformance Test Suite

Spirent Communications today announced that it has joined forces with Indiana University’s Software Defined Networking (SDN)/OpenFlow research organization, InCNTRE to develop the conformance test suites within OFTest, an open source based test solution for OpenFlow networks.
5th December 2012

Spirent enables MSOS to validate mobile network offload and massive scale Wi-Fi newtorks

Spirent Communications today announced the availability of its Spirent Landslide Wi-Fi Offload Gateway Testing solution for Multi-System Operators. Spirent Landslide is the industry’s first solution to test the performance of Wi-Fi Offload Gateways.
18th October 2012

Spirent and ETS-Lindgren collaborate to advance A-GPS performance for LTE Smartphones

Spirent today announced immediate availability of the first commercialized test solution for LTE assisted GPS Over-The Air Testing. This solution was co-developed by Spirent and ETS-Lindgren, two industry leaders in location testing.
2nd October 2012

SRG uses Spirent 8100 for performance testing of A-GPS in smartphones

Spirent has revealed that the Spirent 8100 Location Technology solution was used by Signals Research Group in the industry’s first independent benchmark study of the performance of location technologies in chipset platforms and leading smartphone models. The SRG report reveals significant performance differences in the Assisted GPS receive sensitivity of leading smartphones.
18th September 2012

Spirent's Solution for Controlling LTE Smartphone Return Rates

Spirent has revealed the launch of a new LTE Call Reliability test solution on its 8100 Test System. The solution has been validated by a leading North American wireless operator for immediate use in its acceptance testing of pre-launch devices.
17th September 2012

Hybrid Location Technology Solution from Spirent

Spirent has today announced the launch of its new Hybrid Location Technology Solution. Spirent HLTS is the first test solution of its kind, combining Wi-Fi, Assisted Global Navigation Satellite System, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems sensor and cellular positioning technologies.
30th August 2012

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