Anite First to Launch 802.11ac (Wi-Fi) Channel Emulation Solution with Continuous 160 MHz Bandwidth Support

    Anite First to Launch 802.11ac (Wi-Fi) Channel Emulation Solution with
                     Continuous 160 MHz Bandwidth Support

  PR Newswire

  FLEET, England, November 21, 2013

FLEET, England, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Leading capability enables chipset manufacturers to accelerate development of
                              new Wi-Fi products

Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today
announced that it is first to launch an 802.11ac (Wi-Fi) capable standalone
channel emulation solution with continuous 160 MHz bandwidth support. This new
capability will allow leading chipset manufacturers to accelerate development
of new 802.11ac Phase two Wi-Fi products.

Bandwidth-intensive applications such as HD video and gaming require reliable
connections to guarantee a superior end-user experience. Correct design and
implementation of 802.11ac Phase two products will enable multiple Wi-Fi users
to simultaneously access a wired-like network connection.

Leading Wi-Fi chipset, device and infrastructure manufacturers already use
Anite's Propsim 802.11ac Testing Tools to verify the performance of their
802.11ac Phase one products. These Wi-Fi products support bandwidths of up to
80 MHz, resulting in data rates of up to 1.3Gbps. Phase two of the 802.11ac
standard supports both 160 MHz continuous and 80+80 MHz bandwidths and is
expected to provide data rates of more than 3Gbps.

Anite's Propsim is currently the only radio channel emulator that provides
continuous 160 MHz bandwidth support for 802.11ac testing. This unique
capability enables wireless equipment manufacturers to verify higher data
rates as well as implement advanced 802.11ac features such as multi-user MIMO
and beam-forming.

"Anite is the first vendor to provide 802.11ac performance testing tools,
enabling our customers to launch new, quality products ahead of schedule. This
is further evidence of Anite's technology leadership and the strength of our
wide-ranging and future-proofed channel emulation solutions" says Paul Beaver,
Products Director at Anite.

Read more about Propsim 802.11ac/n Testing Tools , Anite's channel emulation
solution for performance verification of Wi-Fi products for today and

About Anite

Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless
and Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange,
Anite develops and implements software as well as provides consultancy,
systems integration and managed services to ensure that our customers operate
effectively and securely. By using the latest technologies to deliver quality
and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets customers' specific requirements and
realises tangible results for its clients.

Anite offers industry leading device and network test solutions for an
enhanced end-user experience. Its rigorous and intuitive test solutions
accelerate new device launches and ensure optimised network performance. As a
global market leader with over 20 years' experience, Anite provides
cutting-edge technology to a wide range of customers including device, chipset
and network equipment manufacturers, mobile operators and test houses. Anite's
key partners rely on its expertise and highly flexible, reliable test

Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 16 countries across Europe,
America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit .

For further information ,  please contact:

Karolina Eklund, Anite, Tel: +44-(0)1252-775245, Email:

Matt Humphries, Babel PR, Tel: +44-(0)207-434-5550, Email:
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