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Anritsu announces Test and Measurement capability for LoRa-enabled IoT devices at Mobile World Congress 2017

27/02/2017

MS2830A

Luton, UK – February 27 2017 – Anritsu Corporation has announced its intent to create new test and measurement solutions for R&D, certification and manufacturing of LoRa-equipped IoT devices. LoRa® Technology, developed by Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, is a wireless RF solution for LPWAN devices. LoRaWAN™ is a standardized protocol based on LoRa Technology that is supported by the LoRa Alliance™ ecosystem of over 400 member companies. 

With accelerating LoRaWAN adoption by Network Operators and private enterprises worldwide, the LoRaWAN ecosystem is demanding more advanced test and measurement tools to provide quality implementation of its IoT solutions.

Anritsu is part of the LoRa Alliance and will work closely with the technical committee and its members to offer the required test and measurement products that will help the LoRa Alliance members design, certify and manufacture to the standards as required. 

“The rapidly expanding number of LoRa-based sensor nodes around the world requires additional resources for testing and measurement,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of Wireless Products for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “Anritsu’s measurement solutions will help ensure regulatory compliance of LoRa end nodes and quality of connections.” 

Anritsu products, such as the RF Signal Analyzer/Signal Generator MS2830A used in R&D and the MT8870A used in manufacturing tests, are general purpose products that can be adapted to test IoT standards such as LoRaWAN. 

At Mobile World Congress on the 27th February - 2nd March (Hall 6 Stand 6F40) Anritsu will be demonstrating a preliminary version of a measurement solution for LoRaWAN product testing.

About Anritsu 
Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) is 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, customized software 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 multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization, Anritsu provides 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.

For further information, please contact:

Anritsu:
Eric Fauxpoint
Director - EMEA Business Development
Anritsu EMEA
Tel: +33 1 60 92 15 50
Email: Eric.Fauxpoint@anritsu.com
Agency:
Janice Ashton
Napier Partnership Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 531123
Email: janice@napierb2b.com


About Semtech
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.  

For further information, please contact:  
Ronda Grech
Director, Marketing Communications
Semtech Corporation
(805) 480-2193
rgrech@semtech.com

Anritsu announces Test and Measurement capability for LoRa-enabled IoT devices at Mobile World Congress 2017

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