Aricent partners with Sunnada to develop a LTE TDD small cell solution, tailor-made for the Chinese market

East Brunswick, New Jersey and Mobile Asia Expo, Shanghai, June 26, 2013: The Aricent Group, a global innovation and technology services company, today announced that it has partnered with Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd to develop and offer a comprehensive LTE TDD small cell solution, which has been especially customized for the Chinese market.

TDD offers distinct advantages such as flexible spectrum usage, reciprocity, dynamic allocation based on real-time traffic, and more accurate timing and synchronization. The joint offering provides complete TDD functionality and has been tailor-made to cater to the Chinese market.

“Small cells are critical for proliferation of LTE, and TDD is the technology of choice in China” said Pratyush Dasgupta, vice president and head of wireless practice, at Aricent. “We are very pleased to have partnered with Sunnada to help them jumpstart the development of LTE small cell solutions to cater to the highly lucrative Chinese market”.

Aricent is a leader in LTE technologies with more than 50 global LTE engagements, and offers end-to-end LTE software solutions and services spanning the entire network spectrum including eNodeB, EPC and Backhaul. Aricent offerings also include cutting-edge technologies such as RRM, SON, VoLTE, WLAN, SDN, and OpenFlow.

“We are delighted to be foraying into the Chinese market with a cutting-edge small cell solution,” said Huang Haifeng, director and vice president at Sunnada. “Aricent’s readily-available LTE software frameworks and expertise in integrating and building the complete solution has helped us create a highly differentiated product, while helping us reduce costs and time-to-market”.

As a professional manufacturer, Sunnada owns the enabling software rights from its components, modules, integrated products and its embedded software. With onlist registered capital: RMB270 million. Sunnada has its subsidiary Network Optimization Dept., TV & Broadcasting Dept., Wireless Access Dept., System Integration Dept. and International Business Dept. etc., which comes into being a global sales and perfect service network.

About the Aricent Group

The Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company that helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the connected world. Bringing together the communications technology expertise of Aricent with the creative vision and user experience prowess of frog, the Aricent Group provides a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering, and systems integration. The client base includes communications service providers, equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, device makers, and many other Fortune 500 brands. The company’s investors are Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Delta Partners, and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

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About the Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd (ShenZhen Stock Code 002417)

Being one of Chinese leading telecommunication network optimization product manufacturer and service provider, Sunnada engaged in R&D, produce, marketing and service for its wireless communication equipments and network optimization technology in order to provide the best solution of network optimization and integrated coverage for mobile operators in the world.

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