The CCF is a partnership of CDMA vendors and network operators worldwide that work to establish and maintain a common device certification process.
As a result, vendors and network operators alike enjoy many benefits, including reduced operating costs, expended selection of handsets, faster time to market, and increased test capacity, to name just a few.
IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER:
Listen to what Lou LaMedica,Director of Verizon Wireless’ Device Evaluation and Implementation Laboratory and Chairman of the CDMA Certification Forum Board of Directors says about the importance of certification and the role of the CCF in the CDMA industry.
THE CCF CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:
Board of Directors: oversees strategy and management of the organization. The CCF Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for all organizational activities. The Board consists of 5 Vendors Directors and 5 Operators Directors. Matters before the Board can be approved by a dual majority vote. The Board also includes an Observer Director from the CDMA Development Group, an Authorized Test Facility Observer, which the CCF work with closely.
- Steering Committee: provides strategic vision and performs tactical management.
- Certification Working Group: defines and administers the process by which devices are certified and authorized.
- Technical Working Group:develops test plans and validates test platforms.
All working together to provide global certification and ensure quality devices.