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Press Release -- March 12th, 2019
Source: anritsu

KDDI Adopts Anritsu 5G NR Protocol Test Solution

Allen, TX – March 13, 2019 – Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) is pleased to announce the adoption of its 5G protocol test solution as KDDI Corporation’s instrument of choice for 5G NR device acceptance inspection tests. Anritsu and KDDI have a long-term partnership in 3G/4G device acceptance inspection testing, leading to adoption of the Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A for new 5G NR acceptance tests and helping KDDI transition smoothly to 5G service rollout. Moreover, the MT8000A is part of the 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR usages and upgrades will be supported in the future.

Product Outline

The MT8000A is a test platform designed for the latest technologies required by 5G systems, such as wideband signal processing, beamforming, etc. It simulates base station operations for testing the functions and performance of 5G terminals and chipsets in development, and one MT8000A unit supports both the sub-6 GHz and mmWave bands used by 5G. Additionally, combined use with a radio anechoic chamber enables tests of mmWave signal quality and communications procedures in an OTA environment.

The ME7834NR is an automatic system for both 5G NR operator acceptance and protocol tests, as well as for 5G NR protocol and conformance tests. Operators already using the ME7834LA for LTE protocol tests can upgrade easily to the ME7834NR.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments, as well as operation support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications. 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 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 4,000 employees in over 90 countries.

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Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing

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