GL Communications enhances telecom test, measurement tools

GL Communications has improved its broad-based telecom test and measurement services platform.

GL Communications has reportedly improved its broad-based telecom test and measurement services platform.

”GL's test tools include simple PC-based software, as well as hardware test units and are scalable to meet the future needs," explains explained Vijay Kulkarni, CEO of the company. "[Our] test solutions cover a wide array of networks: 4G (LTE), 3G, IP, Ethernet, T1, T3, E1, E3, OC-3 STM-1, OC-12 STM-4, and traditional PSTN networks," he adds.

The tools are widely used by the telecommunications industry for conformance testing, automated stress/load testing, performance testing, remote accessibility, centralized web-based control and analysis, fault testing and analysis, and customized testing. According to GL, the company's test and measurement offerings now perform a wide variety of functions specifically including:

-- Evaluation and testing of high-speed telecom lines (OC-3, OC-12, STM-1, etc.), analog, T1, E1, T3, E3, OC-3, OC-12, STM-1, STM-4 testing
-- Voice, modem, and fax testing and analysis.
-- IP and VoIP testing.
-- 3G network testing and troubleshooting, installation, and maintenance.
-- End-to-end SMS testing and testing from within the wireless infrastructure.
-- Protocol testing over all networks.
-- ISDN network testing, installation, and maintenance.
-- SS7 network testing, troubleshooting, installation, and maintenance.
-- LTE network testing, troubleshooting, installation, and maintenance.
-- Voice and data quality testing for QoS.
-- Multi-protocol and multi-technology test platform.
-- Analysis of all aspects of call detail records (CDRs).

GL's products also address a varied list of applications including:

-- Troubleshooting and delivering quality services to customers.
-- Equipment conformance testing.
-- End-to-end testing services.
-- Interoperability testing.
-- Test automation.
-- Network deployment and testing
-- Critical voice, data, video, and other traffic quality testing (QoS, protocol simulation, and verification).
-- Wrap-around testing, and mobile application and handset testing.

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