Trend-setting collaboration within the new Ericsson Device Hub (EDH) ecosystem / Further development of the global wireless / IoT service portfolio / More information at www.tuv.com/wireless

TÜV Rheinland has signed a contract for cooperation with Ericsson, the leading provider of mobile communications infrastructure to service providers. The agreement focuses on the cooperation between the two companies with regard to the new Ericsson Device Hub (EDH) ecosystem. Ericsson and TÜV Rheinland will offer manufacturers of radio and telecommunications products all services related to global market launch and can thus make a decisive contribution to reducing the previous complexity of product launch and marketing on the part of product providers.

One-stop-shop service provider for wireless communication technologies

As a leading global testing service provider, TÜV Rheinland offers its customers in the mobile communications and wireless sector end-to-end solutions that enable all regulatory and technological testing and certification of their products from a single source, thus enabling manufacturers to enter the global market seamlessly. As part of the collaboration with Ericsson and its new Global Device Ecosystem, TÜV Rheinland customers can now also perform device tests in various network modulations according to 3GPP standards. The products thus ensure a high quality of service and seamless interaction with 4G and 5G network environments, even in different network environments.

“The collaboration with Ericsson as one of the major providers of mobile communications technology worldwide is an important development in the Wireless / IoT service portfolio for our company. This is especially true with regard to the mobile telecommunications industry and all related industries which includes, for example, companies from the Connected Vehicles sector, the Industry 4.0 and those dealing with the topic of Smart Cities. Concerning the new 5G telecommunications standard and the increasing spread of this technology in all areas of life and industries, this cooperation complements our Wireless /IoT offering perfectly. We are pleased to be the first testing service provider from the TIC industry in the Ericsson Device Hub to be able to offer our customers decisive advantages in the global market launch of their products in accordance with the 3GPP standard”, says Sven Sellmann, Global Head of Sales, Wireless & IoT at TÜV Rheinland.

“Ericsson has a long standing commitment to support the device ecosystem, and with the launch of Ericsson Device Hub we are taking an important step towards making it even easier for our customers to find appropriate devices to meet their business needs. We are very pleased to welcome TÜV Rheinland as the first testing service provider into the Ericsson Device Hub ecosystem and look forward to bringing our joint capabilities to our customers”, says Leandro Montesdeoca-Henriquez, Head of Device and Network Testing at Ericsson.

Complete range of wireless technologies for various industries

As a partner for testing and certification worldwide, TÜV Rheinland’s expertise covers all relevant wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WI-SUN, Zigbee, Thread, Sigfox, LoRa, NB-IoT or 2G/3G/4G as well as 5G. TÜV Rheinland has 15 state-of-the-art Wireless/IoT Labs worldwide: in Silicon Valley, Sweden, India, China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Germany, giving it a presence in all relevant key markets. In addition, the company is a member of numerous committees on various wireless technologies and supports them with its know-how in the standardization process as well as in the co-development of technologies and the testing and certification of products before they are launched on the market. These include the 5G Automotive Association, LoRaWAN Alliance, Zigbee Alliance, Global Certification Forum (GCF/ PTCRB), CTIA, Wi-Fi Alliance, SIGFOX Alliance, Wi-SUN Alliance, Bluetooth SIG Alliance, Thread Group, openADR, Echonet Lite and many more. In this way, the test service provider with its competence in radio standards is always close to manufacturers and users worldwide.

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