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Broadband Stimulus

A Timely Opportunity for America

Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, $7.2 billion was made available to expand broadband access to unserved and underserved communities across the United States. The initiative is coordinated by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA).

Anritsu is proud to contribute to Broadband Stimulus with test and measurement instruments that make it easier and faster to deliver the promise of universal high-speed connectivity. Our equipment has been proven at most major carriers and communications industry suppliers in demanding field applications around the globe.

We hope you will bookmark this section of our website and come back regularly. You’ll find constantly updated news and articles of interest, basic reference material on Broadband Stimulus, and links to appropriate Anritsu product information.

The Mission

Bringing Broadband to Rural America

Broadband Stimulus Mission

The Broadband Stimulus Initiative

The “Broadband Stimulus” initiative creates jobs, improves infrastructure and helps the American economy by bringing high-speed communications to underserved rural areas.

Networks must be built out quickly and cost-effectively. Fiber, coax or other connectivity must be deployed to the access level in remote areas where service could not be provided economically in the past. The “last mile” may lie across fields or up mountain slopes to serve a handful of users, with wireless being the only practical choice.

Continuous testing and measurement of links and equipment is an essential part of the process. The above chart shows where Anritsu instruments are at work.

Metro

Anritsu technology in use at the Metro level of the broadband network.

 

 

Broadband metro level technology

Products

ME7838A Broadband Vector Network Analyzer

ME7838A/E/D

VectorStar Broadband VNA
70 kHz - 110, 125, 145 GHz
124 dB maximum Dynamic Range

VectorStar Family  MS4640B Series

MS4640B Series

VectorStar Family
70 kHz - 70 GHz frequency
142 dB maximum Dynamic Range

Spectrum Master Handheld Spectrum Analyzer MS2712E

MS2712E

Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
9 kHz - 4 GHz frequency
1 Hz - 3 MHz resolution bandwidth

Spectrum Master Handheld Spectrum Analyzer MS2713E

MS2713E

Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
9 kHz - 6 GHz frequency
1 Hz - 3 MHz resolution bandwidth

Spectrum Master MS2720T

MS2720T

Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
9 kHz - 9 GHz, 13 GHz, 20 GHz,
32 GHz, 43 GHz frequency

Cell Master MT8212E

MT8212E

Base Station Analyzer
2 MHz - 4 GHz VNA frequency
100 kHz - 4 GHz SPA frequency

Cell Master MT8213E

MT8213E

Base Station Analyzer
2 MHz - 6 GHz VNA frequency
100 kHz - 6 GHz SPA frequency

Network Master MT9090A

MT9090A

Network Masterâ„¢
Several modules available
Rugged, lightweight and compact

Site Master Compact Handheld Cable and Antenna Analyzer S331E

S331E

Cable and Antenna Analyzer
2 MHz - 4 GHz VNA frequency
2 port measurements

Site Master Cable & Antenna Analyzer + Spectrum Analyzer S331L

S331L

Cable and Antenna Analyzer
2 MHz - 4 GHz VNA frequency
1 port phase

Site Master Cable & Antenna Analyzer + Spectrum Analyzer S332E

S332E

Cable and Antenna Analyzer
2 MHz - 4 GHz VNA frequency
100 kHz - 4 GHz SPA frequency

Site Master Handheld Cable & Antenna Analyzer S361E

S361E

Cable and Antenna Analyzer
2 MHz - 6 GHz VNA frequency
2 port measurements

Site Master Cable & Antenna Analyzer + Spectrum Analyzer S362E

S362E

Cable and Antenna Analyzer
2 MHz - 6 GHz VNA frequency
100 kHz - 6 GHz SPA frequency