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Anritsu Strengthens Leadership for 5G NR Protocol Conformance Tests in Global Certification Forum (GCF)

8/1/2019

Anritsu’s ME7834NR Provides Best Protocol Conformance Test Coverage in the Industry

Allen, TX – August 1, 2019 – Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that the Global Certification Forum (GCF) has approved the highest number of 5G New Radio (5G NR) Protocol Conformance tests on the Anritsu 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR at its Conformance Agreement Group (CAG) #59 meeting in July. As a result, the Anritsu ME7834NR has become the test platform that provides the best test coverage in the industry.

The tests are defined by 3GPP TS 38.523 and have been validated on multiple Sub-6 GHz Frequency Range 1 (FR1), and millimeter wave (mmWave) Frequency Range 2 (FR2) frequency bands. The ME7834NR is registered with both the GCF and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251.

Mr. Shinya Ajiro, General Manager of Anritsu’s Mobile Solutions Division, said, “This achievement demonstrates Anritsu’s commitment to support the mobile industry to bring devices supporting 5G NR to market quickly.”

ME7834NR Outline

The 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform 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 and mmWave 5G frequency bands.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, 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.

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