Aricent partners with Sunnada to develop an LTE TDD small cell solution, tailor-made for the Chinese market

   Aricent partners with Sunnada to develop an LTE TDD small cell solution,
                      tailor-made for the Chinese market

The TDD-based comprehensive small cell solution features Aricent eNodeB stacks
integrated with industry leading hardware

PR Newswire

SHANGHAI and EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25, 2013

SHANGHAI and EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aricent
Group, a global innovation and technology services company, today announced
that it has partnered with Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd to develop
and offer a comprehensive TDD LTE small cell solution which has been
especially customized for the Chinese market.

TDD offers distinct advantages such as flexible spectrum usage, reciprocity,
dynamic allocation based on real-time traffic, and more accurate timing and
synchronization. The joint offering provides complete TDD functionality and
has been tailor-made to cater to the Chinese market.

"Small cells are critical for proliferation of LTE, and TDD is the technology
of choice in China," said Pratyush Dasgupta, vice president and head of
wireless practice, at Aricent. "We are very pleased to have partnered with
Sunnada to help them jumpstart the development of LTE small cell solutions to
cater to the highly lucrative Chinese market."

Aricent is a leader in LTE technologies with more than 50 global LTE
engagements, and offers end-to-end LTE software solutions and services
spanning the entire network spectrum including eNodeB, EPC and Backhaul.
Aricent offerings also include cutting-edge technologies such as RRM, SON,
VoLTE, WLAN, SDN, and OpenFlow.

"We are delighted to be foraying into the Chinese market with a cutting-edge
small cell solution," said Huang Haifeng, director and vice president at
Sunnada. "Aricent's readily-available LTE software frameworks and expertise in
integrating and building the complete solution have helped us create a highly
differentiated product, while helping us reduce costs and time-to-market."

As a professional manufacturer, Sunnada owns the intellectual property rights
from its components, modules, integrated products and its embedded software.
With onlist registered capital: RMB270 million. Sunnada has its subsidiary
Network Optimization Dept., TV&Broadcasting Dept., Wireless Access Dept.,
System Integration Dept. and International Business Dept. etc., which comes
into being a global sales and perfect service network.

About the Aricent Group
The Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company that
helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the
connected world. Bringing together the communications technology expertise of
Aricent with the creative vision and user experience prowess of frog, the
Aricent Group provides a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that
seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering,
and systems integration. The client base includes communications service
providers, equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, device
makers, and many other Fortune 500 brands. The company's investors are
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Delta
Partners, and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

For more information about the Aricent Group, visit:http://www.aricent.com
Follow the Aricent Group on Twitter @Aricent:http://www.twitter.com/aricent

About the Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd (ShenZhen Stock Code 002417)
Being one of Chinese leading telecommunication network optimization product
manufacturer and service provider, Sunnada engaged in R&D, produce, marketing
and service for its wireless communication equipments and network optimization
technology in order to provide the best solution of network optimization and
integrated coverage for mobile operators in the world.

For more information about the Sunnada, visit:http://www.sunnada.com

SOURCE Aricent Group

Website: http://www.aricent.com
Contact: Johnny Truong, Sonus PR for Aricent, US: +1 (415) 830-4530,
johnny.truong@sonuspr.com