Tata Elxsi picks Ixia ‘s test solution to validate LTE small cell Software suite

Telecom Lead India: Tata Elxsi, a provider of
solutions and services for 4G broadband wireless, has tapped Ixia
IxCatapult test solution to validate their new LTE Small Cell software
suite used in low-cost LTE home eNodeBs and enterprise femtocells and


The IxCatapult test system was used to fully validate the
functionality and performance of Tata Elxsi’s LTE Small Cell software


Tata Elxsi offers customers a full-featured solution for
small cells and strong professional services team that can help them take it to
market quickly. Ixia’s IxCatapult helps Tata Elxsi ensure high product quality
and performance in our LTE small cell software suite,” said Nitin Pai, vice
president, marketing at Tata Elxsi.


Tata Elxsi’s LTE small cell software suite allows
system-on-chip (SoC) based implementations, including L1, L2/L3 and radio


Small cell technology is important for cellular
access in places that are not suited for become more traditional wireless
deployments and to offload congested macro cells,” said Joe Zeto, sr. manager
of market development at Ixia.


The IxCatapult system ensured software functionality,
performance, error handling, and resiliency of LTE Small Cell software suite by
emulating LTE user equipment and generating both control plane and user plane


Ixia claims that its solution validates the readiness of
LTE small cell devices to provide high quality services such as live
conversational video. The solution offers complete end-to-end performance
testing of 3G and 4G wireless networks.


Through its IxCatapult test system, Ixia tests all LTE
eNode B variants, from femtocell access points to macrocell base stations.


Tata Elxsi offers fully integrated reference designs for
3GPP Release 8/9 LTE base stations on various silicon platforms, comprising of
layer 2/3 and layer 1 integrated with radio.


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