VIAVI and Tait Expand Auto-Test Capabilities

Testing in the field

Tait partner VIAVI’s Communications Test Equipment supports critical communications worldwide for Public Safety, Public Transportation, Hospitals, Utilities, Railroads, Private Security, Homeland Security, Government, and Military. We’re excited to announce that Automated tests for our Tait TP9500 and TP9600 Series radios are now available on the VIAVI 3920B and 8800SX Radio Test Sets.

*This news release originally appeared on the VIAVI website September 30, 2020 – read it here.

San Jose, Calif., September 30, 2020 – VIAVI Solutions Inc. and Tait Communications today announced automated test capabilities for the Tait TP9500 DMR and TP9600 P25 Series radios on the VIAVI 3920B Radio Test Platform and the 8800SX Digital Radio Test Set.

“We are thrilled to partner with industry leader Tait to embed support for their latest radios on our VIAVI test sets,” said Edward Latimer, Director of Product Management, Radio Test, VIAVI. “Tait Public safety customers can rest easy knowing their radios are operating to the tough standards Tait sets.”

“Our customers depend on Tait for reliable communications,” said Ellery Hurn, Partner Manager, Strategic Partnering at Tait Communications. “The partnership between Tait and VIAVI ensures that first responders can trust their radios are operating at their best.”

On both the 3920B and 8800SX, the Tait DMR Auto-Test option now supports the TP9500 in addition to the TP9300 and TM9300 Series radios, while the Tait P25 Auto-Test option can now test the TP9600 along with the TP9100, TM9100, TP9400, and TM9400 Series radios. These Auto-Test options allow the test set user to perform fast and repeatable automated testing matching the Tait maintenance specification.

VIAVI is a global leader of test and measurement equipment for critical communications, offering a broad selection of integrated, portable testing equipment and solutions across a variety of industries, including public safety, homeland security, military and paramilitary, private security, utilities, railroads, public transportation, and hospitals.

Tait offers integrated voice and data communications solutions that improve workforce efficiency, safety, and are proven to perform in mission-critical environments. Tait serves customers from utilities, law enforcement and police, fire and emergency response, security and defense, transport, and mining, oil, and gas industries.


VIAVI is a global provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, government and avionics. They help customers harness the power of instruments, automation, intelligence and virtualization to Command the network.

VIAVI is also a leader in light management solutions for 3D sensing, anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and defense applications. Learn more about VIAVI at

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