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Anritsu ME7873LA RF/RRM Conformance Test System Leads Industry In Validated PTCRB 3CA LTE Test Cases


Advanced Platform Capabilities Enable Support of LTE-Advanced Multi-Carrier/MIMO Configurations

Richardson, TX – March 30, 2016

Anritsu Company announces that its ME7873LA RF/RRM Conformance Test System (CTS) leads the industry in total number of validated PTCRB 3CA LTE test cases supported by any platform. This leadership position was achieved based on approvals gained at the recent PTCRB #83 meeting held March 14-17 in Tampa, FL.

“Anritsu is proud to be the industry leader in high-speed LTE technologies,” said Paul Innis, Vice President and General Manager of Anritsu Company. “Our validations for PTCRB 3CA LTE test cases is another step on the path to 5G and multi-gigabit rates in the future. We are honored to support carrier deployments of 3CA LTE that will continue this year, as it shows our commitment to provide customers with value-added test solutions needed to validate products integrating emerging technologies and improve time to market for customers’ products.”

The ME7873LA RF/RRM CTS is a scalable GCF, PTCRB, and carrier-validated test system that enables certification of LTE and W-CDMA devices to industry and carrier standards. The ME7873LA provides test coverage for 3GPP 36.521-1 (TX, RX, and Performance), 36.521-3 (Radio Resource Management – RRM), 34.121-1 (TX, RX, Performance, and RRM), and carrier-specific Supplementary RF/RRM test packages. The ME7873LA provides industry-leading LTE-Advanced feature coverage, including 2CA and 3CA test cases for both inter- and intra-band CA with MIMO.

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 instruments, as well as operation support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications. 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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Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations

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