Boeing Subsidiary Unveils Tool to Improve Testing of Wireless Networks

Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST

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-- Digital Receiver Technology's device quickly identifies areas in need of
network upgrades
BARCELONA, Spain,  Feb. 26, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary
Digital Receiver Technology Inc. (DRT) today debuted an easier, faster way for
wireless carriers and infrastructure providers to assess their cellular network
and identify areas where upgrades may be required.  

Unveiled during the 2013 Mobile World Congress in  Barcelona, the pocket-sized
DRT4311B could ultimately help increase network performance and customer
satisfaction.  

"The unit's Software Defined Radio architecture and wideband receiver allow
operators to use the same device to measure multiple frequency bands without
changing hardware - increasing their productivity and reducing cost," said 
Stephen Mazzo, president of DRT. "The platform's low power consumption and
lightweight design make it even more affordable and adaptable."

The DRT4311B can simultaneously scan between 2G, 3G and 4G networks with a
wireless control application that is compatible with any Android device.

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innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world's largest
and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in  St.
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Contact:

Idalia Hill
Electronic & Information Solutions
Boeing
Office: +1 703-995-4280
Mobile: +1 703-401-6968
idalia.m.hill@boeing.com

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