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Press release from CNW Group

EXFO at Mobile World Congress 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

EXFO at Mobile World Congress 201309:00 EST Tuesday, February 12, 2013Exhibiting unprecedented network visibility solutions for streamlined operations and reduced OPEXQUEBEC CITY, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today its participation at GSMA's Mobile World Congress 2013, February 25-28, 2013, in Barcelona, Spain. At booth 6F83 (Hall 6), EXFO will demonstrate its unique mobile and fixed broadband testing and service assurance solution, covering the complete network lifecycle, from R&D and deployment, to monitoring and troubleshooting.This year's Mobile World Congress edition will be the occasion to see how EXFO's comprehensive mobile network assessment solution addresses critical challenges, from the physical layer all the way to the application layer. Visitors to the EXFO booth will discover products that address the key objectives of today's mobile network operators—speeding up rollout and time-to-revenue; automating testing and troubleshooting; boosting overall field efficiency and gaining real-time, end-to-end visibility into the user's experience—with a focus on the following market trends and challenges:LTE/3G network performance testing, validation and monitoringWireless network expansion through small cells, distributed antenna systems (DAS) and remote radio heads (RRH)Mobile backhaul Ethernet service delivery and assuranceRepresenting the company on site will be the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Germain Lamonde, as well as the Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Vikas Arora. Visitors can discuss the specific challenges they are currently facing and discover how EXFO's expertise can address these challenges. This will be the perfect opportunity to meet with a market-driven company that has assisted countless operators in enhancing their network performance in this fast-growing industry."When deploying new LTE/3G services, mobile network operators want to make sure that their network delivers the highest possible performance and a seamless user experience. To achieve this, they need real-time visibility into the user's experience, a cost-efficient test and service assurance solution, as well as the data analytics and automation that drive operational agility and cost reductions", said Vikas Arora, CTO of EXFO. "That is exactly what EXFO offers, and we are looking forward to meeting and sharing our expertise with mobile network operators present at MWC, in order to establish a long-term partnership that helps them better meet their business objectives."More innovative solutions will be unveiled at the show. Visit booth 6F83 for a firsthand look.About EXFOListed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireline and wireless network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks—from the core to the edge. Key technologies supported include VDSL2, ADSL2+, 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS, Ethernet, OTN, FTTx and various optical technologies accounting for more than 35% of the portable fiber-optic test market. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1700 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit EXFO INC.For further information: Marie-Anne Grondin Media and Public Relations Specialist (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23417 Vance Oliver Manager, Investor Relations (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733