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Anritsu Joins O-RAN ALLIANCE to Support Wireless Access Network Open Standards

2/23/2021

Global Test Solutions Leader a Contributor Member as Part of Corporate Commitment to Open, Interoperable Mobile Networks

Allen, TX – February 23, 2021 – Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that it has joined the O-RAN ALLIANCE as a Contributor member.

The O-RAN ALLIANCE is an industry organization for promoting open standards, AI, virtualization, and interoperability of wireless access networks. It has more than 240 corporate members, centered on world-leading mobile operators, and vendors of wireless infrastructure and core network equipment, related equipment, software, and measuring instruments.

Anritsu is a well-known global manufacturer of measuring solutions for testing wireless and wired communications quality for O-RAN ALLIANCE-member mobile operators and wireless-infrastructure equipment vendors. By joining the O-RAN ALLIANCE as a Contributor member, Anritsu expects to play a key role in the organization, centered on wireless evaluation and interoperability testing for O-RAN Radio Unit and Distribute Unit based on the defined fronthaul specifications. It is part of Anritsu’s commitment to open, interoperable mobile networks.

About O-RAN ALLIANCE

The O-RAN ALLIANCE is a world-wide community of more than 260 mobile operators, vendors, and research & academic institutions operating in the Radio Access Network (RAN) industry. As the RAN is an essential part of any mobile network, the O-RAN ALLIANCE’s mission is to re-shape the industry towards more intelligent, open, virtualized and fully interoperable mobile networks. The new O-RAN standards will enable a more competitive and vibrant RAN supplier ecosystem with faster innovation to improve user experience. O-RAN based mobile networks will at the same time improve the efficiency of RAN deployments as well as operations by the mobile operators. To achieve this, the O-RAN ALLIANCE publishes new RAN specifications, releases open software for the RAN, and supports its members in integration and testing of their implementations.

For more information please visit www.o-ran.org.

About Anritsu

Anritsu is a provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions. Anritsu 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 emerging and legacy wireline and wireless technologies used in commercial, private, military/aerospace, government, and other markets.

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

Anritsu Contact:
Laura Edwards
Senior Manager, Americas Marketing
Laura.Edwards(ATMARK)anritsu.com

Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations
pbrightman(ATMARK)3epr.com
973.263.5475

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