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Anritsu Achieves Leading Coverage of 5G NR Protocol Conformance Tests at PTCRB PVG#87 Meeting

21/11/2019

5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR

Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) is pleased to announce that the PCS Type Certification Review Board Validation group (PVG) has approved the highest number of 5G New Radio (NR) Protocol Conformance tests on the 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR at their PVG#87 meeting in Berlin in November. Anritsu validations included tests for Non-Standalone (NSA) mode, Standalone (SA) mode, and frequency bands covering Time Division Duplex (TDD) and Frequency Division Duplex (FDD). As a result, the Anritsu ME7834NR has strengthened its position as the leading Protocol Conformance Test Platform, providing the best test coverage in the industry enabling chipset suppliers, device manufacturers and test houses to accelerate the validation and introduction of new 5G devices and services.

The conformance tests are defined by 3GPP in TS 38.523 and have been validated on multiple Sub-6 GHz Frequency Range 1 (FR1), and mmWave Frequency Range 2 (FR2) frequency bands.

The 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR is registered with both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251.

The ME7834NR is a test platform for 3GPP-based Protocol Conformance Test (PCT) and Carrier Acceptance Testing (CAT) of mobile devices incorporating Multiple Radio Access Technologies (RAT). It supports 5G NR in both Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) mode in addition to LTE, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), LTE-A Pro, and W-CDMA. When combined with Anritsu’s new OTA RF chamber MA8171A and RF converters, the ME7834NR covers the sub-6 GHz (FR1) and millimeter wave (mmWave; FR2) 5G frequency bands.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 120 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.

Contact:

Madhukar Tripathi
Anritsu India Pvt Ltd
Ground Floor
Logix infotech Park, D-5 , Sect 59
NOIDA 201301 (UP)
Phone 91 120 4211330-32

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