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Anritsu Launches New Tester for Developing 5G Products

2/19/2018

Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A Contributes to Solving 5G Verification Problems

Richardson, TX – February 19, 2018 – Anritsu Corporation announces the coming launch plan of its Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A platform for developing chipsets and terminals for 5th generation (5G) communications systems.

With built-in support for broadband signal processing and beamforming technologies required by ultrafast broadband 5G communications, the all-in-one newly designed desktop with the advanced architectures of the MT8000A supports RF and protocol tests for the sub-6 GHz and millimeter wave bands.

Anritsu’s long history in mobile communications testing provides a solid background to the company’s global support for communications chipset and smartphone development. More recently, Anritsu has developed industry-leading products supporting the LTE-Advanced Pro technology bridge to 5G systems. By offering measurement solutions helping early rollout of 5G systems, Anritsu expects to play a key role in facilitating a smooth and fast transition from 4G to 5G mobile communications.

With a 5G base station emulation function, a single MT8000A test platform supports both the sub-6 GHz and millimeter wave bands used in 5G. Combining it with the OTA Chamber enables both millimeter wave band RF measurements and beamforming tests using call connections specified by 3GPP.

The leading-edge design achieves flexibility and scalability using a modular architecture. As well as supporting high-speed broadband communications, this design provides flexible futureproof support for new 5G test requirements, including URLLC (Ultra-Reliable and Low Latency Communications) and mMTC (massive Machine Type Communications).

A comprehensive test environment is provided by making use of Anritsu’s LTE test platform offering leading-edge functions based on the company’s long experience in this market. Easy configuration of a linked environment for simulating 5G NSA (non-standalone) with LTE makes best use of measurement assets, such as the customer’s test environment, test scenarios.

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
Kim.Collins(ATMARK)anritsu.com
972.761.4625
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Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations
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973.263.5475