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World-first PTCRB Certification for Spurious Test at 5G RF Conformance Test Meeting

15/03/2019
Faster 5G Device Rollout with Anritsu’s New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR

Allen, TX – March 15, 2019 – Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) is pleased to announce that its New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR has won world-first PTCRB certification for spurious tests at the 5G NR RF Conformance Test meeting.

Following GCF certification in February, the ME7873NR was certified at the March 2019 PTCRB meeting for spurious tests in the 5G NR Sub-6 GHz Non-Standalone (NSA) mode. Consequently, with most GCF certifications, followed closely by PTCRB certifications, the ME7873NR is now the leading RF Conformance Test solution for manufacturers in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Anritsu is expecting to obtain more certifications for the 5G NR Sub-6 GHz standalone (SA) mode and the mmWave frequency band soon, helping early commercial rollout of 5G mobile network services from late 2019, as well as faster time-to-market development of 5G mobile terminals.

Product Outline

The New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR is an automated system for 3GPP TS38.521/TS38.533-defined 5G NR RF/RRM tests. It supports both planned 5G NR Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) modes, while combination with Anritsu’s 5G over-the-air (OTA) chamber (CATR) covers all 5G frequency bands, including not only Sub-6 GHz but also mmWave. The flexible system configuration can be customized easily for the measurement conditions while also supporting LTE, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), LTE-A Pro, and W-CDMA RF tests, as well as carrier acceptance tests (CAT). An upgrade from the LTE-Advanced RF Conformance Test System ME7873LA to add 5G support offers customers a cost-effective RF test system meeting required test conditions.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com), a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 3,500 employees in over 90 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Anritsu:
Eric Fauxpoint
Director - EMEA Business Development
Anritsu EMEA
Tel: +33 1 60 92 15 50
Email: Eric.Fauxpoint(ATMARK)anritsu.com
www.anritsu.com
Agency:
Jennifer Deroche
Account Manager
Napier Partnership Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 531123
Email: jennifer(ATMARK)napierb2b.com

World-first PTCRB Certification for Spurious Test at 5G RF Conformance Test Meeting

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