Telecom Lead America: HTC Corporation has entered into an
association with Ascom Network Testing to integrate Ascom’s mobile network
testing products with the HTC Rezound and the HTC Vivid, both are Android-based
4G LTE smartphones.
The HTC Rezound and the HTC Vivid will be integrated with
Ascom’s TEMS Investigation and TEMS Pocket mobile testing solutions to test,
monitor, and verify quality of service on 4G LTE networks utilizing HTC Android-based 4G LTE smartphones.
The TEMS Investigation is a tool for wireless network
drive testing, while TEMS Pocket is a smartphone and advanced test tool-in-one
for wireless network verification.
4G LTE technology presents a unique set of challenges in
verifying quality-of-service for voice, data and video applications. This
agreement with HTC enables us to extend our 4G LTE leadership to handheld
testing with TEMS Pocket,” said Rikard Lundqvist, general manager of Ascom
Ascom Network Testing claims that it leads the market of
LTE testing, as its Ascom TEMS Investigation and TEMS Pocketsolutions used to
test 60 percent of all 4G LTE network deployments worldwide.
Our phones integrated with Ascom TEMS tools allow our
key operator customers to leverage the benefits of our 4G LTE smartphones to
accelerate 4G network deployment, troubleshooting and optimization,” said
Mohammed Versi, product management, HTC.
The agreement with HTC now extends this leadership by
providing TEMS customers with the ability to test 4G LTE network
quality from the end user’s smartphone perspective.
The integration of HTC Rezound and HTC Vivid with
TEMS Pocket 12.1 is currently available, and the HTC Vivid is currently
available in TEMS Investigation 14.1.