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Anritsu Collaborates with KDDI on IoT Lab Tests


Global Test Leader will Support Performance Tests for 3GPP Standardized Communications Chips

Richardson, TX – March 1, 2017 – Anritsu Corporation is partnering with KDDI to support connection performance and power consumption tests for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) IoT devices.

The LTE standards typically used by chip vendors and manufacturers for IoT are standardized by 3GPP as Cat.1, Cat.1+eDRX and Cat.M1. To perform low-power consumption performance tests on an IoT device utilizing these communication chips, the device under test (DUT) must be connected to an Anritsu base station simulator via over-the-air (OTA) interface.

Anritsu began targeting the latest Cat.M1 and Cat.1+eDRX communication standards for IoT at an early stage. Following the support of the base station simulators used in tests with KDDI, Anritsu plans to support radio communications analyzers and conformance test systems. Anritsu will also continue to provide total measurement solutions for R&D and I&M of IoT devices for various Smart Home, Smart Factory and Smart City applications.

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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Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations

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