RF attenuator assembly tests 5G and Wi-Fi 6E devices
A new line of programmable RF attenuation systems from JFW are designed to meet the needs of 5G and Wi-Fi 6E test labs and allow for easy test automation.
Test solution for 5G NR based on 3GPP Rel-16 specs
5G test solutions developed by Keysight Technologies have been used to establish the industry’s first 5G new radio (NR) data connection based on 3GPP Release 16 specifications (Rel-16).
Addressing virtualisation and orchestration needs for 5G
Altran, part of Capgemini, and Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, have announced a collaboration to provide network operators with intelligent automation solutions. This collaboration will support operators that are grappling with increasingly complex requirements across physical and virtual domains driven by 5G, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Verifying stable 5G communication aboard fast test train
NTT DOCOMO and East Japan Railway Company (JR East) have jointly announced that they have verified the stable operation of important 5G communication capabilities, including handover between base stations and the transmission of high-definition video data, in trials conducted aboard JR East's ALFA-X Shinkansen test train running at 360km/h.
Xilinx and Fujitsu support UltraScale+ 5G deployments
Xilinx has announced that the company is supplying its UltraScale+ technology to Fujitsu for its O-RAN 5G radio units (O-RUs). Fujitsu O-RUs using Xilinx technology will be deployed in the first O-RAN-compliant 5G greenfield networks in the US Fujitsu is also evaluating Xilinx RFSoC technology to further reduce cost and power consumption for additional future site deployments.
Test solution benchmarks 5G NR end-user quality
Nemo Backpack Pro from Keysight Technologies is an in-building measurement solution for benchmarking 5G new radio (NR) end-user quality of experience (QoE) in enterprise facilities, airports, arenas and other indoor environments.
NTT DOCOMO to establish a 5G consortium
The initial members of the 5G Global Enterprise solution Consortium (5GEC) will be ACTIVIO, AGC, Advanced Wireless Network, EXEO ASIA, FUJITSU, Loxley Public Company, Mobile Innovation, NEC Corporation, NEC Networks & System Integration, NTT Communications, NTT DATA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, NTT DOCOMO, and NTT.
O-RAN solution helps deliver reliability in 5G networks
A suite of end-to-end solutions that enables an ecosystem of Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) vendors and mobile operators to verify interoperability, performance, conformance and security of multi-vendor 5G networks based on standard interfaces has been introduced by Keysight Technologies.
Network packet broker enhances 5G service monitoring
MobileStack is a new subscriber session monitoring capability for Keysight Technologies’ Vision X high-performance network packet broker (NPB).
PTCRB validates Rohde & Schwarz IMS test cases for 5G NR
Rohde & Schwarz says it can offer the first validated IMS conformance test cases for 5G NR that can be used for certification testing according to PTCRB.