IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 10, 2006–Comarco (NASDAQ:CMRO) Wireless Test Solutions today announces that Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. (“GWS”), has selected the Seven.Five Multi Test System for its nationwide wireless networks benchmarking test program. Seven.Five is used worldwide to assess the quality of service for cellular carriers and other wireless networks.
“The Seven.Five platform allows GWS a best-in-class solution for testing wireless voice and packet data networks. Seven.Five, which includes an integrated multi-technology, multi-band baseband scanner, excels in its ability to accurately define causes for negative call events (such as calls blocked or dropped) as well as providing us with an extremely versatile and reliable tool for full network engineering analysis,” says Dr. Paul Carter, president of GWS.
“We are pleased to partner with GWS, an independent industry force in wireless network benchmarking,” notes Greg Maton, senior vice president and GM for Comarco Wireless Test Solutions. “Comarco’s Seven.Five is fast becoming the dominant platform for multi-technology network testing.”
GWS’ fleet of vehicles drive throughout the United States to measure the network quality of the wireless operators on a market-by-market basis. GWS will install the Seven.Five equipment in its test vehicles and drive a comprehensive route throughout the market’s typical wireless footprint. Each vehicle then initiates a series of wireless voice and packet-data calls on each operator’s network. The ranking for each operator is based on the amount of call setup failures, dropped calls and call voice quality or throughput rates.
About Global Wireless Solutions
Global Wireless Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, provides leading edge data collection and reporting engineering solutions to the wireless industry. GWS has provided its services to some of the largest wireless network providers and equipment manufacturers worldwide. From scan drive testing, network acceptance testing and optimization to system benchmarking, GWS is unique in its ability to offer its customers a full suite of best-in-class turnkey engineering services.
Based in Irvine, Calif., Comarco is a leading provider of wireless test solutions for field test applications, ChargeSource(R) universal mobile power products and wireless emergency call box systems. Comarco’s industry-leading Seven.Five(TM) wireless test system for field test applications allows cellular telephone system operators to improve the quality of their cellular phone service through voice, video and data benchmarking and system optimization using advanced QoS algorithms and a unique multi-technology RF scanner. Seven.Five’s open architecture supports both current cellular operating system technologies and the new 3G systems being implemented all over the world.
Based on reported year-to-date sales data, ChargeSource is the largest selling line of products able to recharge and power a variety of mobile devices, including laptop computers, cellular telephones, digital cameras, PDAs and other handheld devices, through a single power source.
In addition, Comarco’s call box systems are in place on most major highway systems throughout the United States and are used by motorists to contact local authorities for rapid assistance. More information about Comarco’s product lines can be found at www.Comarco.com, www.wi-fianalyzer.com and www.chargesource.com.
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