Agilent Technologies Announces PXT Will Be Used in SK Telecom Hybrid Network Demonstration

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the E6621A PXT wireless communications test set will be used in an SK Telecom Hybrid Network demonstration during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 27-March 1. The SK Telecom solution allows two networks of different technology and frequency band to work as one, doubling the speed of the Internet connection.

For the LTE + WiFi service demonstration, which allows high-speed wireless Internet connections, the Agilent E66621A PXT wireless communications test set will be used as the LTE network emulator to ensure a high data rate on the LTE network, providing a stable test environment.

The Agilent E6621A PXT provides a very stable high data rate and has an easy-to-use user interface. Support for network handover between LTE and 3G, in particular, was very useful in the demonstration run-up, according to SK Telecom.

"SK Telecom's choice of the Agilent E6621A PXT for the Mobile World Congress demonstration is a real substantiation point for the product," said Shin Seung-chul, wireless marketing engineer, Agilent Technologies, Korea. "The PXT has great functionality and delivers reliable data throughput testing. This is why the PXT was a clear choice for SK Telecom."

For information about the PXT, go to www.agilent.com/find/PXT. Images are available at www.agilent.com/find/PXT_images.and www.agilent.com/find/SKTPXT_images. Additional information about Agilent's LTE design and test portfolio is available at www.agilent.com/find/LTE.


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