TCL Employs LitePoint Technology to Ship Record Number of Next-Generation Smartphones
TCL Uses LitePoint Test Solutions to Verify and Calibrate New Lines of Smartphones
SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– LitePoint, a leading provider of wireless test solutions, announced today that TCL Communications has achieved breakthrough production volumes using LitePoint technology to test and verify TCL’s new lines of innovative smartphones.
“We are very pleased to work with LitePoint and their leading-edge technology,” said Mr. Lv Well, senior vice president and TMC general manager at TCL Communications. “The ability of LitePoint solutions to deliver speed and high capacity throughput has helped us get our products to market fast, meeting the extremely high demand for TCL smartphones.”. Mr. Well stated that TCL shipped more than eight million units of their 2G/3G handsets and 4G LTE-powered devices in November alone.
TCL has deployed the LitePoint® IQxstream® for high capacity testing of cellular technologies, and the LitePoint IQ2010® for connectivity in their smartphones. By testing four devices at the same time, the efficiency of each individual test station was tripled, significantly improving TCL’s manufacturing throughput.
“We are extremely pleased to be working with a leading wireless innovator like TCL,” said Brad Robbins, COO at LitePoint. “Our focus is to help our customers bring innovative, next-generation smartphones to market quickly and cost effectively. We also congratulate TCL, as Strategy Analytics announced that TCL became the world’s fifth largest handset provider and the top ranked Chinese provider in Q4 of 2013.”
LitePoint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), is based in Sunnyvale, California. The company designs, develops and supports advanced wireless test solutions for developers of wireless devices and consumer electronics, contract manufacturers and wireless integrated circuit designers. LitePoint solutions have enabled optimization and verification of the operation of more than one billion wireless devices worldwide. LitePoint products are used in development and high-volume manufacturing, providing its customers with improved ROI, time-to-market, manufacturing yields, and product quality. For more, go to www.litepoint.com.
About TCL Communication
TCL Communication (stock code: 02618.HK), together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and markets an expanding portfolio of mobile and internet products worldwide under two key brands – TCL and ALCATEL ONE TOUCH. The Group’s products are currently sold in China and over 160 other countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, TCL Communication operates its highly efficient manufacturing plant and R&D centers in various provinces of the PRC. It employs over 11,000 people in China, Hong Kong and overseas.
TCL Communication is one of the few companies in Hong Kong or China who owns or licenses 2G, 2.5G, 2.75G, 3G and 4G patented technologies. It has rich experience in research and development, and is able to independently develop products and solutions for GSM, GPRS, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and FDD/TDD-LTE. For more information, please visit the TCL Communications website at www.tclcom.com.