the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in wireless
communication systems and products, is going indoors with its Invex.NxG™
wireless drive-test system, offering new equipment that makes designing
and testing indoor wireless coverage systems easier.
The i.Send™ portable transmitter imitates wireless base station signals
by broadcasting radio frequency (RF) signals that allow for coverage
measurements indoors. Network designers can use the i.Send transmitter
to verify optimal antenna positioning for indoor distributed antenna
systems (DAS) and as a low power source for testing the design and
functionality of RF repeaters and base stations.
“The i.Send transmitter is a unique tool for verifying in-building
coverage, DAS and repeater system design,” said John Baker, vice
president and general manager, Network Solutions, Andrew. “Such a device
should help operator engineers maximize the performance of their indoor
networks prior to final installation.”
The portable Invex.NxG i.Send offers over 20 dBm of transmit power for
up to four hours between battery charges and supports GSM, CDMA, UMTS
and W-CDMA frequency bands with user-settable channel and message
parameters. Users can configure i.Send via a Wi-Fi connection, selecting
the desired frequency and modulation schemes, with the ability to set
the parameters within the scheme. For ease of operation, the unit is
placed in transmit or standby mode via the Wi-Fi connection.
Andrew’s Invex.NxG wireless drive-test system enables wireless operators
to view their own and their competitors’ wireless voice and data
services from the perspective of the subscriber by providing critical
quality-of-service (QoS) measurements. Invex.NxG identifies failed
originations, abnormal ends, call setup time, and call quality for
improving voice service levels. It also performs packet data testing for
analyzing upload/download throughput speeds for data services and can be
used by field personnel for independently checking network signal
strength and identifying base station locations and sectors, assisting
them in their jobs.
Invex.NxG and i.Send are trademarks of CommScope, Inc.
Inc. (NYSE: CTV)(www.commscope.com)
is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communication
networks. Through its Andrew®
brand, it is a global leader in radio frequency subsystem solutions for
wireless networks. Through its SYSTIMAX®
brands, CommScope is a world leader in network infrastructure solutions,
delivering a complete end-to-end physical layer solution, including
cables and connectivity, enclosures, intelligent software and network
design services, for business enterprise applications. CommScope also is
the premier manufacturer of coaxial cable for broadband
cable television networks and one of the leading North American
providers of environmentally secure cabinets
for DSL and FTTN applications. Backed by strong research and
development, CommScope combines technical expertise and proprietary
technology with global manufacturing capability to provide customers
with infrastructure solutions for evolving global communications
networks in more than 130 countries around the world.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on
information currently available to management, management’s beliefs, as
well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are
subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently
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