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Anritsu Announces New Test Platform to Support Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G Chipset Development

14/02/2018

Luton, UK – February 14, 2018 – Anritsu Corporation announces its new 5G test platform to help support test development for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, on 5G chipsets.

Anritsu, a leader in mobile communications testing, is working with Qualcomm Technologies to support test development for devices such as baseband chips. Anritsu’s test platform for 5G, the next generation communication system beyond 4G LTE, is designed to support Qualcomm Technologies in its effort to commercialize next generation 5G NR technologies.

By offering measurement solutions supporting early deployment of 5G services, Anritsu will play a key role in the transition from 4G LTE to 5G systems.

Anritsu designed its new 5G test platform for the latest technologies, such as wideband signal processing and beamforming architectures, required by ultrafast large-capacity 5G communications. The all-in-one platform supports millimeter-wave and sub-6 GHz RF tests as well as protocol tests. The 3GPP non-standalone specifications for assuring co-existence with both 4G and 5G networks require an advanced and stable 4G test environment; Anritsu’s 10 years of experience in supplying 4G test solutions will help facilitate smooth and early development of 5G NR.

Mr. Jon Detra, vice president, engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., commented, “We are pleased to continue working with Anritsu in order to make 5G NR networks and mobile devices a commercial reality in 2019.”

Tsutomu Tokuke, General Manager, Mobile Solutions Div., Anritsu Corporation, said, “It is a great honor to work Qualcomm Technologies in advancing 3G and 4G communications to the next level with development and testing of 5G devices.”

About Qualcomm

Qualcomm invents breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects and communicates. When we connected the phone to the Internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our inventions are the foundation for life-changing products, experiences, and industries. As we lead the world to 5G, we envision this next big change in cellular technology spurring a new era of intelligent, connected devices and enabling new opportunities in connected cars, remote delivery of health care services, and the IoT — including smart cities, smart homes, and wearables. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including, the QCT semiconductor business. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

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.

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
www.anritsu.com
Agency:
Janice Ashton
Napier Partnership Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 531123
Email: janice@napierb2b.com

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