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Anritsu eCall Test Solution Wins Independent Certification


eCall MX70eee0E with MD8475B

Anritsu Corporation announces that its eCall Tester MX703330E has won independent certification as a PSAP simulator by NavCert, an EU-government-approved test body.

By winning NavCert certification, Anritsu’s eCall test solution combining the MX703330E and its popular Signalling Tester MD8475A/B can support type-approval tests in compliance with Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/79 as well as EN16454 conformance tests.

[Background to Certification]

eCall is a pan-European emergency-call system for sending information about road accidents to a PSAP. The mandatory fitting of 112-based eCall in-vehicle systems (IVS) on all new M1- and N1-category vehicles starts from 31 March 2018. Regulation 2017/79, specifying detailed technical requirements and test procedures for the type approval, requires using a PSAP simulator under the control of the technical service, compliant with the applicable EN standards and certified in accordance with EN 16454.

By winning certification from the EU-approved NavCert, customers can have full confidence in this Anritsu eCall test solution for winning equipment type approval.

[Product Outline]

The eCall Tester MX703330E software emulates the communications sequence between the eCall IVS and PSAP. The Signalling Tester MD8475A/B functions as a base station for configuring the virtual GSM/WCDMA network used by eCall.Combining the MX703330E with the MD8475A/B supports testing in compliance with the CEN EN16454: 2015 standard and eCall type-approval measurements and tests.

Additionally, adding the SmartStudio Manager MX847503A software automates the settings and test procedures for MSD communications tests and voice-call connections required by EN16454 and other approval tests, helping eliminate operator error and increasing eCall evaluation test efficiency.

Moreover, the MX703330E software also supports the ERA-GLONASS emergency service system deployment in Russia.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation ( has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 120 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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