TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces Enhancements to Automate Verizon IMS VoIP Compliance Test Plan

  TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces Enhancements to Automate Verizon
  IMS VoIP Compliance Test Plan

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- May 2, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced enhancements to its N5973A
Interactive Functional Test Automation for Verizon Wireless Compliance Test
Plans software, including new scripts to automate Verizon’s IMS voice-over-IP
compliance test plan.

Agilent N5973A software is used in conjunction with the Agilent PXT wireless
communications test set and the 8960 wireless communications test set. The new
N5973A-4FP scripts provide full automation for voice-over-LTE functional tests
such as call setup and teardown, call waiting and handovers to eHRPD.

This solution enables developers and operators to quickly and repeatedly
generate measurement reports in accordance with the Verizon IMS VoIP
compliance test plan. The N5973A solution includes Agilent’s E6966A IMS-SIP
network emulator software, which provides the comprehensive IMS-SIP server and
client necessary to achieve full end-to-end VoIP connectivity.

“Adding high-quality voice services to the all-IP LTE network presents unique
challenges for equipment developers and network operators,” said Garrett Lees,
marketing manager of the Mobile Broadband Operation at Agilent. “This
comprehensive and cost-effective solution helps developers accelerate adoption
of their design and ensures voice-over-LTE devices comply with Verizon network

The new N5973A-4FP scripts for IMS VoIP complement the other currently
available Verizon test plan scripts automated by the N5973A, including CDMA
interRAT operations and CDMA interRAT operations with simultaneous voice and

Additional Information

The Agilent N5973A-4FP is available now; visit for
more information. For information about the PXT and 8960, visit and

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics, and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve
customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.9 billion in
fiscal 2012. Information about Agilent is available at

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