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LTE Cat-M1 test and service environment available at 7layers

July 24th, 2017

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LTE Cat-M1 test and service environment available at 7layers 7layers supports development and certification of IoT services and devices based on LTE Cat-M1 technology LTE Cat-M1 (also called eMTC) technology is one of three low power wide area technologies operating in licensed spectrum bands, that have been standardized and published in 3GPP Release 13. LTE […]

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5G Automotive Association founded

October 7th, 2016

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Newly founded 5G Automotive Association is driving the connected car The foundation of the “5G Automotive Association” (5GAA) was announced in Munich, Germany last week by its founding members AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Inc. For the new association, cross-industry collaboration is key when it comes to leverage […]

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LoRa Alliance authorizes 7layers

June 14th, 2016

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7layers is 3rd party authorized by LoRa Alliance To further strengthen its position in the IoT connectivity world, 7layers has achieved status as one of the first, independent 3rd party test lab to be authorized to test and certify according to the LoRa(R) certification program. Importance of LPWA technologies for the IoT Ubiquitous connectivity is the basis of the […]

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Field Trial testing for GCF now includes LTE TDD

March 9th, 2015

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Field Trial testing at 7layers covers new LTE TDD requirements Field Trial testing is part of the GCF Certification scheme. By requiring tests on live networks in addition to conformance tests in a GCF Recognized Test Organization (GCF RTO) such as 7layers, manufacturers obtain practical insight into their device’s interoperability. For each feature being tested, field […]

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CTIA OTA test updates

October 10th, 2014

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Upcoming Over-the-Air Test Requirements of CTIA Upcoming updates to the CTIA OTA test plan version 3.5 include important proposed changes. The proposals are slated to be released early 2015 in the 3.5 version of the CTIA OTA Test Plan. The changes are to meet the evolving features of LTE and devices transmitting with multiple radio […]

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7layers is hosting PTCRB PVG#66 in Düsseldorf

August 1st, 2014

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7layers is hosting PTCRB PVG#66 in Düsseldorf/Germany 7layers is hosting the next PTCRB PVG meeting in Duesseldorf/Germany on the 26th and 27th August 2014. The meeting is scheduled for two days addressing the most recent technical discussions on all ongoing PTCRB work items. Special attention will be put on various LTE and IMS topics including […]

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CTIA: RF Antenna Performance

July 14th, 2014

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RF Antenna Performance – CTIA is working at a rapid pace on further releases CTIA released the RF Antenna Performance test plan 3.2.2 some time ago and laboratories have been authorized to use it under the umbrella of the PTCRB certification program and under certain circumstances also for GCF (Global Certification Forum). However at the […]

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GSM requirements change

June 18th, 2014

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GSM Association improves requirements on cellular devices The GSM Associations terminal requirements group “TSG” has once more enhanced the requirements for high quality terminal equipment going to the global market. Since complex devices with integrated multiple technologies and frequency bands require special attention and appropriate measures it is more important than ever that standardization organizations are coming […]

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New LTE frequency band adaption

June 18th, 2014

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Latest US Carrier aggregation requirements and new LTE frequency band adaption supported by 7layers PTCRB, the North American based cellular device certification scheme, has recently added new LTE frequency bands such as the eFDD band 30 to their certification requirements. The underlying 3GPP test specification work will presumably be completed by the end of the […]

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Telematics Detroit 2014

April 1st, 2014

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TELEMATICS DETROIT 2014 Telematics Detroit 2014 4 – 5 June Novi, MI Booth #95   7layers will be exhibiting at Telematics Detroit, a conference dedicated to the future of mobile technology and the automotive industry. Join our team and over 2000 attendees in Novi Michigan at the Suburban Collection Showplace June 4th & 5th. Come see […]

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Bluetooth World 2014

April 1st, 2014

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Bluetooth World 2014 8 – 9 April 2014 San Jose, CA, USA Come  and see 7layers at Bluetooth® World, along with leading product innovators, developers, analysts and media. Let us explore how the Bluetooth technology is becoming part of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) for a variety of industries. With year of experience with the […]

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Testing Qualcomm based devices

March 26th, 2014

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7layers to Provide Operator Pre-testing for Qualcomm Technologies based devices New pre-testing program prepares devices for a leading North American carrier’s certification requirements. 24 March 2014, Irvine, CA: 7layers, a Qualcomm Preferred Test Center, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have developed a new pre-test program for Qualcomm Technologies-based devices that accelerates time […]

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Electronica China 2014

February 5th, 2014

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Electronica China 2014 Electronica China 2014 18 – 20 March Shanghai, China   7layers booth: Hall W3, Booth No. 3748 The electronica China 2014 will take place at the New International Expo Centre in Shanghai. It will present electronic components and systems of China and the Asian-Pacific region. 7layers – as specialist of wireless technologies such as […]

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7layers joins TD-LTE initiative

August 30th, 2013

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7layers joins TD-LTE initiative GTI The Global TD-LTE Initiative, called GTI, was founded in 2011 by leading mobile network operators. It has been formed to promote the early adoption of the TD-LTE technology and convergence of LTE TDD and LTE FDD technology. As a leading provider of LTE test services and LTE test systems, 7layers […]

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ECC testing for LTE devices

May 23rd, 2013

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ROHDE & SCHWARZ AND 7LAYERS VERIFY AN IMPROVED TEST METHOD FOR ECC. Rohde & Schwarz and 7layers validate test results from MIMO LTE devices. Utilizing the Synchronized ECC test method, proves reduced test times compared to traditional methods. 23rd May, 2013, Irvine (CA), USA: Rohde & Schwarz and 7layers have verified and validated the Synchronized […]

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Anite LTE Tester for 7layers

May 2nd, 2013

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7layers selects Anite to Enhance LTE Device Testing in South Korea Rapid growth of LTE and customer demand for Anite’s solutions prompted selection Fleet, Hampshire, UK– 2 May, 2013  Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that 7layers, an international group of independent test and engineering centres, has selected Anite’s LTE […]

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Enova Paris

April 30th, 2013

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Enova Paris Paris Expo Porte de Versailles France 8.-10. Oct. 2013 ENOVA PARIS contains 4 streams presenting technical and technological innovations: Carrefour electronics Mesurexpovision & Villge Metrology Opto RF & Microwave 7layers will be available at the event, presenting a speech on Connectivity of the smarter world and the related testing and certification regimes (LTE, Bluetooth…) […]

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ECC testing for MIMO LTE

November 29th, 2012

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7layers now offering ECC testing for MIMO LTE 7layers is the first independent laboratory to test and measure the Envelope Correlation Coefficient for a MIMO LTE enabled device 7layers, an international group of certified, accredited test laboratories and developer of test systems and products, is pleased to announce that it is the first independent test […]

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Mobile World Congress 2013

November 22nd, 2012

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Mobile World Congress 2013 Mobile World Congress 2013 25 – 28 February Barcelona, Spain New venue Fira Gran Via 7layers booth Hall 6, Stand No: 6F31   Come and meet the global 7layers team in Barcelona! As one of the leading test facilities for the mobile industry we look forward to presenting to you our […]

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7layers is MetroPCS authorized

September 24th, 2012

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7layers is now a Metro-PCS authorized Test lab for LTE Handset Certification 24th September 2012, Irvine, Calif., USA: 7layers has been recognized by MetroPCS Communications as an approved test lab for LTE device certification. The cooperation expands the options available to mobile phone manufacturers who are preparing to introduce LTE devices. 7layers is now able […]

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LTE test system for all networks

July 6th, 2012

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InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT covers test requirements of almost all LTE carriers world-wide By further extending its InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT, 7layers has increased its reach into the test labs of world’s leading LTE carriers. After successful installation at various leading US-carriers and mobile phone manufacturers, the InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT has recently been set-up […]

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LTE North America 2012

June 24th, 2012

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LTE North America 2012 LTE North America 2012 Fairmont Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA November 14-15, 2012 7layers booth: P4 Now in its 5th year, LTE North America has firmly established itself as the ultimate ‘learning conference’ of the region, bringing together the leaders of the entire LTE ecosystem for unparalleled breadth and depth of […]

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LTE Anritsu test system added

June 21st, 2012

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New Anritsu ME7873L LTE Conformance Test System for LTE Certification Capacity 7layers recently purchased an ME7873L LTE RF Conformance Test (RFCT) system from Anritsu. The ME7873L LTE RF Conformance Test (RFCT) system from Anritsu, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions, was added in an effort to expand the 7layers certification test capabilities. 7layers […]

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New LTE tester from Anite

June 12th, 2012

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7layers selects Anite to Enhance LTE Device Testing in the USA Rapid Growth of LTE has led to increased demand for Conformance and Operator Acceptance Testing Anite, a global leader in wireless device testing technology, today announced that 7layers, an international group of  independent test laboratories, has selected Anite’s LTE device test solution for its […]

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LTE World Summit

April 2nd, 2012

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23rd – 24th May 2012 LTE World Summit in Barcelona LTE World Summit 2012 CCIB Barcelona Spain 7layers booth: 15 The LTE market has been growing immensly during the last months. As one of the early LTE supporters, 7layers will exhibit at the 8th Annual LTE World Summit, a leading LTE event,  to showcast our extensive […]

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New! InterLab LIVE Test Plan Generator

February 26th, 2012

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Brand New: Automated Online Generation of test plans for wireless products – with InterLab LIVE The complexity of validation processes for wireless devices such as mobile phones, smartphones etc. is rising continuously. In order to make such processes more reliable and efficient, InterLab LIVE has just been launched by 7layers, a global chain of accredited […]

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Anritsu MD8430A now integrated

February 23rd, 2012

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INTERLAB TEST SOLUTION LTE-USIM/USAT NOW INTEGRATED WITH ANRITSU SIGNALING TESTER MD8430A 7layers AG has extended the choice of readily available test set-ups for LTE UICC test requirements with the support of Anritsu Company. The InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT has been successfully integrated with the Anritsu Signaling Tester MD8430A. Users can now easily extend the test case […]

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How to test LTE devices for FCC

July 2nd, 2010

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How to test LTE devices for FCC A contribution from 7layers to the latest TCBC workshop In conjunction with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the TCB Council, its most recent workshop was held in April 2010 in Baltimore, MA, USA with great participation from the FCC as this was located in their ‘backyard’. […]

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Verizon wireless chooses 7layers to provide testing services for LTE devices

March 24th, 2010

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Verizon wireless chooses 7layers to provide testing services for LTE devices LAS VEGAS, BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and IRVINE, Calif. March 24, 2010: From CTIA WIRELESS 2010 today, Verizon Wireless announced it has selected 7layers as a laboratory to test devices for operation on the nationwide 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network that Verizon Wireless is […]

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World’s first LTE test cases validated by 7layers!

February 4th, 2010

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World’s first LTE test cases validated by 7layers! An important step to LTE certification 7layers, a global group of test & service centers for the wireless communications industry, is the first company world-wide that has succeeded in validating LTE test cases. Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the next-generation 3G technology for GSM, CDMA and WCDMA […]

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Fully automated LTE-USIM Test Solution easy operation – high reliability

January 27th, 2010

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Fully automated LTE-USIM Test Solution easy operation – high reliability Faster, more bandwidth-intensive services are entering the wireless communications markets – no end in sight. Big efforts are necessary to make network infrastructures and mobile devices fit to cope with the new challenges. Long Term Evolution (LTE) in combination with System Architecture Evolution (SAE) are […]

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New HSPA+ and LTE test services now available at 7layers

December 15th, 2009

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New HSPA+ and LTE test services now available at 7layers The USA entity of the global 7layers group is the first accredited laboratory in North America offering both HSPA+ and LTE test services. 7layers has selected test equipment vendor Rohde & Schwarz to upgrade its laboratory. By expanding their already extensive portfolio of test solutions […]

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7layers involvement in the LTE ecosystem

April 3rd, 2009

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7layers involvement in the LTE ecosystem The global 7layers group shows its commitment to LTE on various fields Ratingen, 3 April 2009: 7 layers, a global group of service centers for the wireless industry, has already been involved in the development of important wireless technologies in the past. With LTE (Long Term Evolution) gaining momentum, 7layers […]

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