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UL Japan launches KDDI-accredited testing service for LTE-device verification

December 16, 2014

TOKYO – Dec. 16, 2014 – UL Japan, a subsidiary of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced the launch of its LTE-device verification and evaluation testing service, accredited by KDDI Corp., a leading communications carrier in Japan.

UL Japan, as a KDDI simulator accredited laboratory, started its evaluation testing service Sept. 8, for KDDI devices, including smartphones, modules and chipsets. This test evaluates connectivity between mobile devices and base stations using CDMA and LTE access services for third-generation mobile phones.

UL Japan, as Registered Certification Body under the Japanese Radio Law and Telecommunications Business Act, can now provide customers one-stop service supporting regulations from Japanese Radio Law, FCC/IC (the U.S. and Canada), R&TTE (Europe), any international radio regulations to 3GPP, CTIA, GCF and PTCRB through UL’s global network.

KDDI and UL Japan, Inc. signed the agreement Sept. 18 at UL Japan’s Shonan EMC Laboratory.

About UL Japan
UL Japan, a subsidiary of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) provides a wide range of conformity assessment services to assist manufacturers in producing products compliant with applicable safety requirements and in gaining quick access to markets worldwide. Our state-of-the-art laboratories are accredited or recognized by regulatory agencies and governments throughout the world, including the US, Canada, Australia and Japan.

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