MUNICH, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

Each year at Mobile World Congress, the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) acknowledges the achievements and success of industry players participating in the TD-LTE ecosystem. 

Rohde & Schwarz, a world leader in all areas of RF test and measurement, has once again won the highly esteemed GTI Innovation Award in 2015. The company has been singled out for its continuous effort to support the GTI and the entire TD-LTE industry with its broad portfolio of testing solutions for TD-LTE. Christian Leicher, President and COO of Rohde & Schwarz, commented, "We are honored to receive this award and we will continue providing innovative testing solutions for the GTI. Receiving the GTI Award confirms that we are on the right path."

The testing solutions from Rohde & Schwarz support all parts of the value chain, from chipsets and components, smartphones and other mobile devices to infrastructures and base stations, providing the best performance possible. Solutions for smartphone testing support the rollout of services like voice over LTE (VoLTE). They cover the test scenarios required by leading network operators for testing the quality of video applications such as HD video streaming, downloading and viewing on LTE user equipment. To increase the performance of power amplifiers and DC modulators, an envelope tracking test solution is available. Rohde & Schwarz also helps to promote the commercial availability of LTE-Advanced with test equipment for carrier aggregation in devices and in LTE-Advanced base stations.

In 2014, Rohde & Schwarz received the GTI Innovation Award for its R&S TS8980 conformance test system, the first validated TD-LTE test system on the market and the first to introduce TD-LTE conformance testing capability.

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