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MD8475A Wins Certification from a Chinese Mobile Carrier as Base Station Simulator for Global Roaming Tests

The MD8475A is being used for acceptance tests of LTE/LTE-Advanced UE communication module and chipset global roaming functions.

Signalling Tester (Base Station Simulator) MD8475A

Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that its MD8475A Signalling Tester has been certified by a Chinese mobile carrier as a base station simulator for global roaming tests.

The MD8475A is an all-in-one base station simulator supporting LTE/LTE-Advanced UE, especially smartphone and tablet, service and communications functions tests.

With its support for all global roaming test items now required by this Chinese mobile carrier, the MD8475A is the first base station simulator to be certified by them for global roaming tests. It is being used for acceptance tests of LTE/LTE-Advanced UE communication module and chipset global roaming functions. Additionally, UE, module and chipset makers are also using the MD8475A at the development stage for verification and perfection of global roaming functions.

The explosive spread of smartphones and tablets in China is helping drive development of LTE-advanced carrier aggregation technology along with LTE. Anritsu is expanding future MD8475A test functions to help further the smooth spread of mobile broadband services in China.


[Product Outline]

The MD8475A Signalling Tester is a base station simulator platform supporting every mobile communications standard from the latest LTE/LTE-Advanced to earlier 3G and 2G standards; the built-in SmartStudio function controls the MD8475A to analyze and run test scenarios while the SmartStudio Manager software can automatically execute test scenarios remotely.

A single MD8475A improves UE R&D efficiency by making it easy to execute service communications functions tests of multisystem smartphones and tablets.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation ( has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 110 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.


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