Major Wireless System Vendor Chooses EXFO's Simulators for Testing Its LTE Networks

EXFO received a multimillion dollar order to help this wireless system vendor deliver quality mobile networks to its tier-1 operator customers.

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that a world-leading wireless system vendor has chosen EXFO's wireless simulator products to ensure that its tier-1 operator customers can deliver high quality of service (QoS) to their subscribers over their wireless networks. This multimillion dollar order is for an EXFO solution that covers the LTE, 2G, 3G and CDMA domains.

EXFO's offering will enable this major wireless system vendor to verify functionality, performance, capacity, reliability, quality of service and interoperability of LTE with legacy (2G/3G/CDMA) networks, across both voice and data services. Such comprehensive testing requires a set of tools with the highest performance and capacity available, to simulate millions of subscribers and thousands of network elements across multiple domains. EXFO's unique solution fulfills these requirements and enables the generation of very high traffic, across both the control and user planes, mimicking real-world traffic patterns. The high level of flexibility of EXFO's solution allows for the simulation of the many unique scenarios that occur in a real network.

"EXFO's wireless network simulation solution is the most complete and highest performing on the market. We are glad that such an important wireless system vendor has chosen our products for ensuring high-quality services across its LTE, CDMA, 3G and 2G architectures," said Matti Palomäki, Vice-President of EXFO's Wireless Division. "This deal demonstrates that major network equipment manufacturers trust EXFO's simulation expertise to ensure the quality and performance of their next-generation wireless networks."

Visit EXFO's website for more on its network simulation offering.

About EXFO
Listed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireline and wireless network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks—from the core to the edge. Key technologies supported include VDSL2, ADSL2+, 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS, Ethernet, OTN, FTTx, and various optical technologies (accounting for an estimated 35% of the portable fiber-optic test market). EXFO has a staff of approximately 1800 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 telecom customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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