Allen, TX – February 21, 2023 – Anritsu Corporation President Hirokazu Hamada has announced a strategic partnership with Spirent Communications in Open RAN test solutions. This collaboration will play a key role in helping equipment vendors, carriers, system integrators, cloud service providers, and others to configure an Open RAN ecosystem by measuring wireless RAN O-RU characteristics, fronthaul Conformance Tests and End-to-End tests connecting O-DU, O-CU, and Core.
The Open RAN is the concept specifying open standards for network interfaces to expand services and reduce costs by supporting multi-vendor equipment sourcing, as well as to enable intelligence, helping drive growth and creating new business opportunities. Mobile network operators and equipment vendors are testing and introducing Open RAN led by the O-RAN ALLIANCE and other promotion groups.
Outline of Spirent and Anritsu Test Solution
Spirent Communications provides simulating/emulating environments for all network components and interfaces on the Landslide and Wireless Test Series to solve Open RAN interconnectivity challenges.
Anritsu offers a line of solutions for precision time synchronization, as well as test equipment for O-RU TRx characteristics, and also introduces its new O-RU test solution combining O-DU and fronthaul emulation. This collaboration with Spirent offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions covering both network and wireless testing for suppliers and carriers deploying Open RAN.
The Anritsu and Spirent video demonstration explaining their O-RU test solutions will be played MWC 2023, starting February 27, 2023, in Barcelona, Spain, including MWC 2023 Virtual Exhibition.
Anritsu will contribute to the success of diversified and advanced 5G mobile networks through future collaborative business partnerships.
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.
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