Anite announced today that it has signed a collaboration agreement with China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), a leading independent test laboratory. Under the agreement, Anite and CAICT will collaborate on the development of new advanced test scenarios to verify the performance of TD-LTE and LTE-Advanced devices and network infrastructure.
CAICT will benefit from Anite’s advanced channel emulation expertise and leading Propsim radio Channel Emulators that support MIMO performance testing. CAICT and Anite will co-operate to further study Virtual Drive Testing methods and related techniques.
The collaboration will aim to define channel models for indoor as well as outdoor scenarios and accelerate the development of test solutions for 3D-MIMO and small cell (LTE-Hi), key features in 3GPP Release 12 and 13.
Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite says, “We are delighted to be extending our relationship with CAICT.” He continues: “Leveraging the strength and depth of this partnership will ensure that Anite’s products remain innovative and market leading to the benefit of our customers.”
Mr. Shen, CAICT MTNET Lab Vice Director comments: “We expect our continued collaboration with Anite, to further advance TD-LTE and LTE-A channel modelling, leading to improved device and network infrastructure performance testing technologies.”