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Newsletter #04

Newsletter #04 – February 2016


IoTAS expand Global Field Testing Services

IoTAS can supply local Live Network Testing solutions in the following countries:

Please note: IoTAS are also able to organise testing to be completed in Non local Live Network Testing countries and offer a rapid mobilisation solution tailored towards specific customer requirements.


IoTAS hosting CAG #47 and FTAG #44

IoTAS Live Network Testing

IoTAS are proud to be hosting the General Certification Forum (GCF) meetings CAG#47 and FTAG#44. The Event will take place from June 28th to July 1st 2016. The Event will be held at Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 7PA


Pre-IOT Testing for Telstra Corporation Limited

IoTAS Australia (based in Sydney) offer Pre-IOT testing as part of the Telstra product approval process. This is a gating process requested by Telstra and IoTAS is the only test lab that completes this testing and recently extending the service we offer Telstra.  This includes, 3G/ 4G Field testing, functionality and performance including VoLTE, 3CA performance. Telstra Corporation Limited is Australia’s largest telecommunications and media company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other entertainment products and services


IoTAS Complete LTE-TDD GCF Field Testing in China

IoTAS completes LTE-TDD GCF Field testing in China on the China Mobile (CMCC) network in accordance with the new GCF Field Testing requirements.


Testing Solutions

IoTAS offers live network testing for Mobile Phones, Data Cards, Tablets, E-readers Manufacturers, Protocol Stack Suppliers and Network Operators.

•GCF / Application IOP Testing / ACE

•Design Validation Testing

•Feature Testing (Detailed Analysis)

•Reliability (KPI) Testing

•Regression Testing

•Global Product Launch Testing


Feature Testing – Porosity

IoTAS have developed a solution based around a commercially available automated field test and measurement platform. The testing compared the performance of a Device Under Test (DUT) against that of a competitor or reference devices. For each scenario of Porosity testing measurement data is gathered and analyzed to obtain the following date sets:

•Idle Mode Porosity Statistics

•Cell Reselection Divergences

•Cell Reselection Matches

•Ping-Pong Cell Reselections


SIM Card Hire

IoTAS SIM card hire is available for networks from EMIEA, APAC and USA. SIMs can be supplied in Micro or Nano Form Factor, Mini Form Factor may be available upon request. Service packages include Data only, Voice and Data, 3G/4G. SIM features including Call Barring, Call Forwarding, Call Waiting, Call Hold and Multiparty.


Feature Testing – Out of Service

The behavior of a cellular radio device in Out of Service state is largely a proprietary consideration by the manufacturer. 3GPP TS 24.008 sub-clause 4.1.2.1.2 states the following: ‘No cell can be selected. This state is entered after a first intensive search failed (state 19.7). Cells are searched at a low rhythm.’ The periodicity of searches, and the searched bands and RATs are therefore matters of optimisation. IoTAS have developed a solution based around a commercially available automated field test and measurement platform. IoTAS will investigate

  • Transitions to Out of Service state
  • Cell searches and RATs / bands searched
  • Transitions to Out of Service state to Limited Service state (if applicable)
  • Transitions to In Service state • Cell re-selections in limited service

IoTAS Attending Mobile World Congress 2016

Kevin Spalding, Operation Director – Global at IoTAS, will be attending the Mobile World Congress 2016 from 22nd February to the 25th February 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.


IoTAS Attending The Connected Car: The Next 500 Million Connections

Gavin Nesbitt, Technical Architect at IoTAS, will be attending The Connected Car: The Next 500 Million Connections on the 6th April 2016 in Cambridge, UK.


IoTAS Ltd
4 Quy Court Colliers Lane
Stow-cum-Quy
Cambridge
CB25 9AU
United Kingdom
Tel: 00 44 (0)1223 810010
Email: information@iotas.co.uk


IOT & Approval Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 19, Building 9
20 Victoria Road
Parramatta
NSW 2150
Australia
Tel: 00 61 (0)2918 62542
Email: information-aus@iotas.co.uk


For more information about IoTAS please get in touch.