Interface between EDX’s SignalPro and Siradel’s Volcano

US Well-known planning tool EDX® SignalPro® plus professional propagation model Volcano: the new cooperation allows more clients to realise more accurate and efficient radio planning.
Rennes, France and Eugene, USA – Oct 26, 2009 – The ‘bridge’ of communicating between EDX
SignalPro and Volcano LAB will be available in EDX’s November release of EDX SignalPro v.7.2. This integration represents a brand new partnership between two Industry leaders. The cooperation is intended to meet the increasingly demanding request of reliable radio network performance, especially in the American market place.

EDX is an active player in radio network design in the American telecommunications market and EDX SignalPro has become one of the prevailing radio planning tools. Likewise, Siradel is expert in radio propagation area, and Volcano has become well known for its accurate radio coverage and interference calculations by major wireless operators and equipments vendors all around the world.

“I’m very pleased to have EDX as a new partner in the United States. To have Volcano fully compliant with EDX SignalPro can provide our common customers with more confidence in their radio network planning.” said Laurent Bouillot, president & CEO of Siradel. “The interface with Siradel’s Volcano gives our customers additional flexibility as they look to deploy 4G
technologies such as WiMAX and LTE,” said Jennifer Duncan, executive director of business development for EDX.

About Siradel
Siradel is the initiator of the commercial propagation model concept and has already become the world leader in the RF planning market.
Volcano is a library of advanced propagation models used to enhance RF design and optimisation of any indoor/outdoor RF networks such as LTE, 3G, WiMAX, WiFi, Digital Video Broadcasting.
To grant good prediction coverage, Siradel’s also producing in worldwide dedicated map data for network design and carries out radio coverage expertise including RF measurement, model tuning services, complex radio coverage studies and training sessions.

These three business units work independently or as a global solution to strongly reduce cost for radio network design and master radio coverage of your network.
Siradel is a member of international scientific committees (COST, SEE, IEEE,…) and participates on several national & international research projects to always be one step ahead and anticipate future needs across the wireless industry.

About Volcano
Volcano technology implements a range of unique Siradel propagation models, designed to quickly and accurately predict the radio coverage of any type of wireless network, as well as analyze point-to-point links. To access Volcano technology and increase the capabilities of any planning or optimization tool, Siradel can propose a standard, customized or standalone solution.

About EDX
EDX network design tools are some of the most widely used engineering software products for designing wireless communications networks, including wireless broadband, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, public safety, and other mobile wireless systems. This mature suite of tools is the result of over 20 years of development effort, EDX propagation and planning tools have been used in more than 55 countries worldwide for the successful design and deployment of wireless networks.

About EDX SignalPro
EDX® SignalPro® is the principal building block of EDX’s comprehensive line of wireless network engineering tools. It offers all of the study types you need to design a basic wireless network, including area studies, link/point-to-point studies and route studies. EDX SignalPro also incorporates the finest telecom-specific mapping features, meticulous equipment data storage capabilities and convenient utility functions. It can be extended to become a fully featured, carrier-class, network design tool by attaching the EDX network design and indoor modules.

© 2009 EDX Wireless LLC, EDX® and SignalPro® are registered trademarks of EDX

For further information, please contact:

Jennifer Duncan
Tel: +1-541-345-0019

Jiayi Jin, Marketing Manager
Tel: + 33 (0) 2 23 48 05 00