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Anritsu Demonstrates End-to-End 5G NR Connections at GTI#24 Workshop in Barcelona

2/21/2019

Allen, TX – February 21, 2019 Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that we are demonstrating end-to-end 5G NR connections at the 24th GTI Workshop in Barcelona from February 21st. The connections have been achieved on Anritsu’s Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A and 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR.

With its leading-edge NSA and SA base-station simulation functionality required for developing 5G chipsets, Anritsu’s MT8000A supports the latest 5G technologies, including 4x4 MIMO, to increase data communication speeds in the sub-6 GHz band. For wideband mmWave testing, 8CC is also fully supported. The MT8000A already covers all 5G frequency bands in which the first 5G services will be deployed, including 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz, and 4.5 GHz in the Frequency range 1 (FR1), together with 28 GHz and 39 GHz in the Frequency range 2 (FR2).

The MT8000A is a highly flexible test platform optimized for both protocol and RF testing. The Rapid Test Designer (RTD) software environment delivers an intuitive user interface for creating, executing, and analyzing 5G NSA and SA protocol tests while the complementary RF measurement software suite provides a flexible and efficient RF test environment for developers of 5G NR chipsets and mobile terminals.

The ME7834NR is a test platform for 3GPP-based Protocol Conformance Test (PCT) and Carrier Acceptance Testing (CAT) of mobile devices incorporating Multiple Radio Access Technologies (RAT). It supports 5G NR in both Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) mode, in addition to LTE, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), LTE-A Pro, and W-CDMA. When combined with Anritsu’s new OTA chamber MA8171A and RF converters, the ME7834NR covers the sub-6 GHz and mmWave 5G frequency bands. The ME7834NR is registered with both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251 and is the first to achieve approval for 5G NR Protocol Conformance tests from GCF in the CAG57 meeting.

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.

To learn more visit www.anritsu.com and follow Anritsu on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
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972.761.4625
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3E Public Relations
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