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Anritsu Achieves 3GPP Approval for World’s First 5G New Radio Standalone Mode Carrier Aggregation Test

5/19/2020

Allen, TX – May 19, 2020 – Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that it has achieved approval for the world’s first 5G New Radio (NR) Standalone (SA) test for Carrier Aggregation. The tests are based on 3GPP TS 38.523 and were approved by 3GPP RAN5 working group in Frequency Range 1 (FR1). Anritsu has subsequently also achieved 3GPP approval for Carrier Aggregation testing for 5G NR Non-Standalone (NSA) in FR1. All these tests are available on the Anritsu 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR.

The ME7834NR is registered with both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251.

ME7834NR Outline

The 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform 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 RF Chamber MA8171A and RF converters, the ME7834NR covers the Sub-6 GHz and millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G frequency bands.

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.

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

Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Kim.Collins(ATMARK)anritsu.com
972.761.4625
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations
pbrightman(ATMARK)3epr.com
973.263.5475

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