December 12, 2011
Columbia, MD, USA - PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, Inc. (PCTEST Lab), a premier independent test laboratory for device manufacturers and carriers, announced today its approval as a PTCRB Certification testing facility.
PCTEST Lab has been approved as an E-UTRA accredited laboratory by the PTCRB (PCS Type Certification Review Board) during this week's meeting in Baltimore, MD. Approval by the PTCRB Operators propels PCTEST Lab's leadership in 4G LTE testing and certification.
“PTCRB certification ensures GSM/WCDMA/LTE devices are compliant with the technical specifications as defined in the NAPRD (North American Permanent Reference Document) and Network Operator requirements," explained Steve Coston, PCTEST Lab's Conformance Technical Manager. "PTCRB-certified devices give North American operators confidence that the devices will not harm their network.”
"True to our pioneering spirit, we are an established leader in LTE testing," said Randy Ortanez, the president and founder of PCTEST Lab. "Receiving PTCRB approval will enable device manufacturers and operators to accelerate their LTE deployment schedules in the North American market. We are excited to be in the forefront of 4G LTE testing in North America.”more....
About PCTEST Engineering Laboratory
PCTEST Engineering Laboratory is a certified 3rd party Open Development Lab, a Safe-For-Network Lab, an approved Over-The-Air (OTA) Antenna Performance Lab, and an A-GPS test facility for major U.S. carriers. PCTEST Lab is a leading test laboratory supporting testing and certification of mobile devices, including RF and Protocol Conformance, EMC/EMI testing, Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing, and Hearing-Aid Compatibility (HAC) testing. PCTEST Lab is a lithium battery research facility and an approved lab for testing lithium-ion batteries for IEEE 1725 CTIA Certification. Furthermore, PCTEST Lab is an ISO/IEC Guide 65 accredited Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB) for U.S.A. and Canada, and a U.S. Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) for the European Union. PCTEST Lab is also an approved CTIA Authorized Test Lab (CATL), a CCF Authorized Test Facility (ATF), and is an ISO/IEC-17025 accredited laboratory by both U.S. NIST/NVLAP and A2LA.
For more information on PCTEST Lab’s test services visit www.pctestlab.com
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