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Anritsu and Huawei Demonstrate 1.2 Gbps LTE-A Pro Download Speed
[December 06, 2017]

Anritsu and Huawei Demonstrate 1.2 Gbps LTE-A Pro Download Speed


RICHARDSON, Texas, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has successfully demonstrated downlink 1.2 Gbps stable IP data throughput using Anritsu's Rapid Test Designer (RTD) and Signalling Tester MD8430A test solution for LTE-A Pro.

The Anritsu Signalling Tester MD8430A with Rapid Test Designer.

Using a combination of three downlink Carrier Aggregation, 4x4 MIMO and 256 QAM modulation scheme, Huawei was able to demonstrate market-leading downlink 1.2 Gbps stable IP data throughput capability of its latest LTE-A smartphone technology.

With ever-increasing market demand to increase both downlink and uplink data rates to support more and more data-intensive mobile internet-based applications, this is the latest step to extend Gigabit LTE capability beyond 1 Gbps towards 2 Gbps.

Huawei has become an industry leader in the evolution of LTE-A Pro technology, delivering highly innovative smartphone technology. Its latest Kirin 970 mobile artificial intelligence SoC platform powers Huawei's latest Mate 10 PRO smartphone that includes a state-of-the-art 1.2 Gbps Cat 18 modem and an innovative new AI mobile computing architecture enabling broader use of AI technology in mobile applications.

Anritsu's RTD/MD8430A LTE-A Pro solution enables more efficient testing of leading-edge technologies and is faster than any other solution. Its highly flexible configuration enables three, four and five Carrier Aggregation in combination with 2x2, 4x2, 4x4 or 8x4 MIMO and 256 QAM modulation in the downlink to achieve this latest 1.2 Gbps LTE Category 18 capability and above. RTD/MD8430A capability extends further to support other key LTE-A Pro technologies, including License Assisted Access (LAA) by aggregating carriers in the licensed and unlicensed (<5 GHz) bands. Support for two and three Carrier Aggregation in the uplink enables the RTD/MD8430A to simulate the highest data rates demande by the next generation of smartphones.

The Huawei engineers were able to create 1.2 Gbps test scenarios using RTD's unique flowchart-based integrated design environment (IDE) to drive the execution of the test simulation on an Anritsu MD8430A LTE-A Pro signalling tester.

"Anritsu is delighted that Huawei, one of the world's largest mobile cellular manufacturers, continues to rely on Anritsu's RTD/MD8430A for verifying the implementation of leading-edge capability in its devices," stated Tsutomu Tokuke, General Manager at Anritsu. "Huawei's demonstration shows how Anritsu's RTD/MD8430A delivers leading technologies to help LTE device makers reduce their product launch times – a critical success factor in this intensely competitive market."


"We have found that Anritsu delivers ideal test solutions for leading-edge technology when we need them most," said Huawei Technologies. "Anritsu's RTD solution helps us to quickly evolve our implementation and is a major contributor to our leading position in the LTE device market."   

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. 

To learn more visit www.anritsu.com and follow Anritsu on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

About Huawei Technologies

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 180,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. For more information, please visit Huawei online at www.huawei.com or follow them on https://www.linkedin.com/company/Huawei and https://www.twitter.com/Huawei.

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