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Press Release -- March 24th, 2020
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Anritsu and MediaTek Collaborate for 5G New Radio (NR) Standalone (SA) Mode Protocol

Allen, TX – March 23, 2020 – Anritsu and MediaTek are pleased to announce their collaboration on verification of Protocol Conformance Tests for 5G New Radio (NR) Standalone (SA) mode devices. The tests have been verified with MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000 chipset on Anritsu’s 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR.

The Conformance Tests are defined by 3GPP TS 38.523 and have been validated on multiple Sub-6 GHz Frequency Range 1 (FR1) frequency bands.

“Anritsu continues to support our development project with leading-edge test solutions,” said Mr. JS Pan, General Manager of Wireless Communication System and Partnership at MediaTek. “We are happy to see our joint efforts extend to verification of industry standard tests for 5G NR.”

“Our collaboration with MediaTek has progressed and strengthened with 5G NR,” said Mr. Tsutomu Tokuke, Anritsu’s Vice President. “Together, we are proud to help the mobile industry achieve its aggressive targets for bringing new 5G NR devices to market quickly.”

The 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR is registered with both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) as Test Platform (TP) 251 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, as well as 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.

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 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 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
Kim.Collins(ATMARK)anritsu.com
972.761.4625

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