RATINGEN, Germany, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
At their latest meeting in Savannah, Georgia (USA), in March this year, the PTCRB wireless device certification forum presented the new "PTCRB award of excellence" to 7Layers for their outstanding work at the PTCRB.
Established in 1997 by North American Mobile Network Operators, the PTCRB provides a certification program for wireless devices supporting GERAN (GSM), UTRAN and E-UTRAN (LTE) technologies (more info at: http://www.ptcrb.com).
7Layers, an international group of engineering centers and test laboratories for industries employing wireless technologies, received this award together with two other test laboratories for its continuous and excellent cooperation with the PTCRB.
The main criteria for the "PTCRB award of excellence" were
- the number and value of test case contributions and the respective enhancement of industry standards
- the capability to exceed expectations when working together with PTCRB
- the feedback regarding 7Layers laboratory performance received by the PTCRB from network operators and the CTIA.
The PTCRB award underlines the importance of choosing professional and reliable partners in the fast-changing wireless-technologies environment.
7Layers feels very honored to have received the "PTCRB award of excellence" as one of the first accredited test laboratories ever, which emphasizes the many years of successful cooperation between 7Layers, their very engaged individuals and the PTCRB.
The award was given by the PTCRB chair Mr. Glen Scales on behalf of all PTCRB operators. "It has been a great honor to receive this award out of the hands of our long-terms partners", said Mr. Thomas Jaeger (Director 7Layers Group). "We are very committed to the work at PTCRB as one of the leading industry bodies adding a lot of value to the success of cellular communication technologies".
7Layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, supports industries employing wireless technologies such as LTE, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, CDMA, WiFi, GPS, TETRA, W-CDMA, Bluetooth®…. End product manufacturers, component manufacturers, network operators and technology associations benefit from working with 7Layers. 7Layers runs accredited Test Houses in the USA, Germany, China, Korea and Japan offering conformance and interoperability testing, certification and global type approval. The 7Layers' Systems House offers product development and integration support, development of test specifications and test cases, as well as InterLab test solutions and test management systems. The 7Layers' Software House provides the InterLab Software System, for the systematic verification & validation of complex high-tech products.
7Layers belongs to the Bureau Veritas Group, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, serving a large variety of industries.