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Anritsu Announces MT8000A Test Platform to Support MediaTek Inc. on 5G Chipset Development and Verification

6/27/2018

Allen, TX – June 27, 2018 – MediaTek Incorporated (Inc.) and Anritsu Corporation have agreed to forge a partnership for 5G development and physical layer verification. MediaTek Inc. selected Anritsu’s Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A as a prioritized test platform for the verification of standard-based 5G NR chipsets targeting upcoming global 5G deployment.

Anritsu, a leader in mobile communications testing, will support MediaTek’s development of 5G devices, such as baseband chipsets, by providing powerful and efficient test solutions from early phase of pre-silicon verification to commercial validation stage of RF, protocol and function to enable the launch of high-quality 5G chipsets to the market.

Anritsu designed its new MT8000A 5G test platform for the latest technologies, such as wideband signal processing and beamforming, required by ultrafast and large-capacity 5G communications. The all-in-one platform supports sub-6 GHz and millimeter-wave RF tests, as well as protocol tests. Anritsu’s long experience in supplying 3G and 4G test solutions to MediaTek Inc. will help facilitate smooth development and early deployment of 5G products.

Anritsu will continue its contribution to MediaTek’s 5G development strategy by providing the latest test solutions and dedicated support.

About Anritsu Corporation

Anritsu Corporation is 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 4,000 employees in over 90 countries.

To learn more visit www.anritsu.com and follow Anritsu on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Kim.Collins(ATMARK)anritsu.com
972.761.4625
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations
pbrightman(ATMARK)3epr.com
973.263.5475