Azimuth Systems Press Release 11-10-2008
Azimuth Systems Joins the International Wireless Industry Consortium™
Leading Provider of Wireless Broadband Test Equipment Joins IWPC to Help Advance Wireless Communications
ACTON, MA – November 10, 2008 – Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband test
equipment and channel emulators for Wi-Fi, WiMAX, LTE and 2G/3G cellular technologies, today announced that the
company has joined the International Wireless Industry Consortium™ (IWPC).
The IWPC is an international community of wireless and RF product OEMS and suppliers, formed to
facilitate communication across the entire supply chain in order to improve the performance of wireless and RF
products, reduce costs and reduce time-to-market. IWPC currently has more than 160 member companies, including the
“who’s who” of the wireless industry eco-system worldwide.
Azimuth’s products are used by the world’s
foremost wireless semiconductor, infrastructure and system vendors, as well as by leading service providers, to
speed time-to-market and improve wireless service quality. Azimuth Systems’ channel emulators and wireless test
solutions enable research, development, QA and systems engineers to test the performance, conformance and
interoperability of wireless devices and network infrastructure to support data, voice and video applications.
“Our members are truly setting the standard for the next generation of wireless communications, and as a company
at the forefront of the industry, Azimuth Systems was a natural addition to the IWPC,” said Don Brown, director of
IWPC. “We are thrilled to welcome the company as part of our rapidly growing member community.”
Azimuth Vice President of R&D John Griesing will also be presenting “Channel Emulator Requirements for
MIMO Testing” during IWPC’s LTE Week/MIMO Summit, taking place in San Diego, California from November 11-12. Mr.
Griesing’s presentation is scheduled for 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 12.
“Our goals are very closely
aligned to those of the IWPC; we pride ourselves on our ability to help customers reduce the cost and time
associated with testing,” said George Reed, vice president of marketing and product management at Azimuth Systems.
“We look forward to working with IWPC to support the consortium’s efforts, and helping advance the wireless
communications industry worldwide.”
The International Wireless Industry Consortium, founded 1998, is a
membership-based Consortium of 160+ global OEM and suppliers to the entire wireless ecosystem covering, devices
and networks. The IWPC works with its members to serve their global wireless carrier customers to collapse the
communication gaps in the supply chain, speed new technologies and services to market, lower capex, opex and help
carries raise ARPU. The IWPC can be reached at 215-293-9000,
www.iwpc.orgAbout Azimuth Systems
Azimuth Systems is a leading provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators for Wi-Fi, WiMAX,
LTE and other advanced wireless technologies. Azimuth’s products are used by the world’s foremost wireless
semiconductor designers, system vendors and service providers to speed time-to-market and improve wireless product
quality. Azimuth’s standardized test solutions enable research, development, quality assurance and systems
engineers to test the performance, conformance and certification of broadband wireless devices and networks
supporting data, voice and video applications, while greatly reducing the cost and time of manual testing. The
company is based in Acton, Massachusetts and is backed by prestigious investors including Kodiak Venture Partners
and North Bridge Venture Partners. Azimuth may be contacted at (978) 263-6610 or at
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