Anite and Bittium Team Up for a full Test-Drive Solution for Global Public Safety

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 17, 2016

IRVING, TX: Anite, one of the pioneers in wireless network testing technology, in conjunction with Bittium announced that they are going to roll out a full drive test solution for the global public safety market where the Nemo Outdoor drive test solution is coupled with Bittium's Tough Mobile Android-based secure smartphone.

With FirstNet, there has been a gradual shift from proprietary wireless networks and device technologies to mainstream 4G/LTE. This lays out new demands for measurement solutions for public safety authorities and network vendors. Nemo Outdoor together with Bittium Tough Mobile offers the public safety players a single solution for their drive test needs. The solution can be further heightened with Anite's state-of-the-art post-processing and analytics solutions.

"Bittium Tough Mobile has been very well received within the public safety industry. FirstNet and other LTE-based public safety entities around the world are now preparing network build out phases, and coverage and excellent quality of service are critical parameters of the overall solution," says Jani Lyrintzis, Vice President, Bittium's Wireless Business Segment Development and Sales. 

 "As Public Safety LTE networks move from trial phase to implementation, there is enormous pressure to ensure they are fully optimized to enable the reliable mission critical usage they have been designed for," says John Taylor, Senior Account Manager, Anite's Network Testing Business. "Extensive drive tests for this market are essential and, by partnering with Bittium, we are able to provide our public safety customers with a one-stop-shop solution for their wireless network measurement needs."

Nemo Outdoor, a laptop-based drive test tool for wireless network testing supports over 300 terminals and scanning receivers from various vendors and all major network technologies.

LTE smartphone is designed for demanding Mobile Security and Public Safety markets. The Android-based secure smartphone is packed with amazing and innovative features that make it a perfect tool for professional users such as government agencies, authorities and other professionals with the need of communicating securely and reliably in critical communication situations.

Anite plc is a leading supplier of test and measurement solutions to the international wireless market. It provides a myriad of options for testing, measurement; optimization and analytics systems based on its specialist sector knowledge and its proprietary software and hardware products.