Anritsu ME7834NR Wins World-First GCF Validation for 5G NR Protocol Conformance Tests
ME7834NR test platform supports 5G NR in both Standalone and Non-Standalone modes
Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that the Global Certification Forum (GCF) has approved the World’s first 5G NR Protocol Conformance tests on the 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR at their January 2019 CAG57 meeting. The 3GPP TS 38.523-defined 5G tests have been validated on multiple mmWave (FR2) frequency bands.
The ME7834NR is registered with both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251.
Mr. Tsutomu Tokuke, General Manager of Anritsu’s Mobile solutions division said, “The past year has seen a rapid acceleration in development of 5G NR Technology. Anritsu is proud to be able to support the industry with its leading-edge test solution for bringing devices to market quickly.”
The ME7834NR test platform is for 3GPP-based Protocol Conformance Tests (PCT) and Carrier Acceptance Tests (CAT) of mobile devices incorporating Multiple Radio Access Technologies (RAT). It supports 5G NR in both Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) modes, in addition to LTE, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), LTE-A Pro, and W-CDMA. When combined with Anritsu’s new OTA chamber MA8171A and RF converters, the ME7834NR covers the sub-6 GHz and millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G frequency bands.
Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) 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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