Viavi Solutions Articles
Top tech trends increasing the need for network testing
Viavi Solutions has revealed that virtualisation (78%), automation (70%) and network slicing (70%) are the top technology trends increasing the need for network testing, monitoring and assurance, according to communications service providers (CSPs). These findings are explained in ‘The 2021 Network Test Survey’, a new industry report commissioned by VIAVI that explores insights into how the pandemic and other trends are shaping test a...
Collaboration to validate radio access solutions
Viavi Solutions has announced that Mavenir is collaborating with VIAVI for lab validation of radio access solutions in the US. VIAVI’s lab test platform provides scalable test systems for validating network performance as experienced by end users, across multiple cells and different radio access technologies.
All-in-one optical fibre certification tool for FTTx
Viavi Solutions has introduced the VIAVI Optimeter, a new type of network test tool to speed and simplify last mile optical fibre activation and maintenance. As a fibre test and measurement supplier, VIAVI is focused on helping communications service providers (CSPs) and contractors improve first time install completion rates for faster service activation and revenue.
VIAVI participates in global O-RAN plugfests
Viavi Solutions has announced the company successfully participated in a global O-RAN plugfest hosted by several Tier-1 communications service providers (CSPs) and the O-RAN ALLIANCE. The plugfest involved a series of on-site demonstrations in multiple countries, conducted in September and October 2020.
Expanding auto-test capabilities for public safety radios
Viavi Solutions and EF Johnson Technologies have announced new automated test capabilities for KENWOOD Viking VM6000 and VM7000 series public safety radios, and high power VM radio models VM5730H, VM7630H and VM7730H, on the VIAVI 3920B Radio Test Platform and 8800SX Digital Radio Test Set.
Streamlining 5G and 4G deployment with OneAdvisor-800
Viavi Solutions has announced enhancements to the VIAVI OneAdvisor-800 all-in-one tool to streamline cell site maintenance of 5G and 4G technologies. With the addition of 5G NR and 4G LTE signal analyser functionality to the OneAdvisor-800, field technicians can efficiently deploy, integrate and troubleshoot today’s multi-technology networks with a single instrument.
VIAVI enhances broad testing portfolio for optical lab
Viavi Solutions has introduced new test and measurement offerings for optical lab, production and manufacturing environments, enhancing its line of photonic test modules. As optical network data rates per wavelength are reaching limits, component and network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) are challenged to push the boundaries of innovation in infrastructure design.
VIAVI and Tait expand automated test capabilities
Viavi Solutions and Tait Communications have announced automated test capabilities for the Tait TP9500 DMR and TP9600 P25 Series radios on the VIAVI 3920B Radio Test Platform and the 8800SX Digital Radio Test Set.
Let Electro Rent and Viavi help you build a robust 5G network
With the changes to the backhaul required to deliver the capacity demands of 5G, the approach to testing needs to evolve alongside. We’ve teamed up with network testing experts Viavi to help you prepare. In this webinar you will learn how the backhaul will change and the test equipment and techniques that you will need to ensure successful deployments.
Nokia selects VIAVI to validate performance of coherent optical modules
Viavi Solutions has announced that Nokia has validated its coherent optical modules using the VIAVI ONT 800G FLEX DCO Module, which tests pluggable (CFP2) Digital Coherent Optics (DCO) modules. Nokia utilised this test capability as a beta customer, providing valuable feedback, and ultimately purchased the first ONT 800G FLEX DCO Module upon release.
VIAVI testing tools for end-to-end 5G network validation
Viavi Solutions has announced that the company has delivered 5G O-RAN fronthaul and optical transport test solutions to China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), the research division of China Mobile for end-to-end 5G network validation. As 5G commercial deployments continue to ramp up, and multi-vendor, disaggregated architectures emerge, the need for performance validation and service assurance becomes ever more critical.
VIAVI acquires Expandium for virtualised assurance portfolio
Viavi Solutions has announced that it has acquired Expandium, a provider of core network monitoring and assurance solutions powered by big data, based in Saint-Herblain, France. This acquisition augments VIAVI’s network assurance portfolio with a cloud-native virtualised solution offering, in alignment with virtualisation initiatives at Tier-1 service providers worldwide.
Viavi alignment software for L3Harris XG Series radios
Viavi Solutions has announced the release of Auto-Test for the L3Harris Technologies XG Series radios (the XG-25M, XG-25P, and XG-15P) on the VIAVI 3920B Radio Test Platform and 8800SX Digital Radio Test Set.
Advance 5G deployment with VIAVI RF field test portfolio
Viavi Solutions has unveiled significant enhancements to its RF field test portfolio to enable service providers, network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and contractors to accelerate the deployment and management of both 5G and legacy LTE radio access networks (RAN).
Surge in remote work propels network visibility
VIAVI Solutions has released the results of its 13th annual State of the Network global study of enterprise networking and security challenges. The study shows that IT teams critically require better network visibility driven by a number of factors, including tremendous disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, relentless technological advances, remote working reaching an all-time high and the expanding security threatscape.
VIAVI introduces 3D geolocation for 5G networks
Viavi Solutions has announced that it has expanded its NITRO Mobile assurance portfolio with two new solutions – GEOperformance 5G and Coverage Assurance 5G. The two solutions give operators a 3D geolocation view of 5G coverage and subscriber experience, allowing them to transform 5G RAN planning and performance engineering.
VIAVI extends O-RAN specification test suite
Viavi Solutions has announced that the TeraVM 5G virtualised testing solution now supports load testing of the Open Central Unit (O-CU) according to O-RAN specifications. This capability follows the March 2020 launch of the industry-first Test Suite for O-RAN Specifications, which is already being deployed by Tier-1 operators and network equipment manufacturers.
Enhanced support for network equipment manufacturers
Viavi Solutions has augmented worldwide support for field instruments used by fibre, cable and mobile service providers, as well as for lab and production test systems used by network equipment manufacturers. In the current global environment, communications networks have been deemed essential businesses, enabling subscribers to work or learn remotely.
Automated radio test sets ensure alignment routes
Every day, professionals across a range of industries rely on radio communications using Land Mobile Radio (LMR) technologies, including Project 25 (P25) radio systems, to support this, VIAVI has introduced automated radio test sets ensure alignment routes.
Test suite for O-RAN specifications introduced
Viavi Solutions has introduced a comprehensive test suite for O-RAN specifications. Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) is being adopted by operators and equipment manufacturers worldwide, to reduce infrastructure procurement, deployment and operational costs and lower the barrier to entry for new product innovation.