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Anritsu Collaborates with KDDI on IoT Lab Tests

28/02/2017

Luton, United Kingdom – February 28, 2017 – Anritsu Corporation is partnering with KDDI on connection performance and power consumption tests for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) used in IoT market.

The LTE standards typically used for IoT are standardized by 3GPP as Cat.1, Cat.1+eDRX, and Cat.M1, and globally chip venders are developing and releasing communication chip.

To measure the low power consumption performance of IoT devices, tests are performed by connecting an Anritsu base station simulator to the IoT device implementing a communications chip via Cat.1, Cat.1+eDRX, and Cat.M1 on the air interface.

Anritsu started development targeting the Cat.1+eDRX communication standard for IoT, as well as the latest Cat.M1 standard at an early stage. Following the base station simulators used in the tests with KDDI this time, Anritsu plans support for Radio communications analyzer, and the conformance test system. Anritsu will continue to provide total measurement solutions for R&D and I&M of IoT devices for various applications such as Smart Home, Smart Factory, and Smart City applications.

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

Anritsu Collaborates with KDDI on IoT Lab Tests

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