Keysight signs 5G deal with chip maker Unigroup Spreadtrum

Keysight 5G agreement at MWC 2018 Keysight Technologies, a leading test and measurement company, announced its 5G agreement with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA.

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The agreement aims to accelerate the development of 5G technology by coordinating 5G chipset and device related design, verification, test and measurement.

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA, a subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup, is a fabless semiconductor company. Its products cover mobile chipset platforms supporting 2G, 3G, 4G, RF chipsets, wireless connection chipsets, security chipsets, TV chipsets, and image sensor chipsets.

Keysight’s test and measurement solutions enable Spreadtrum to validate their 5G RFIC and baseband IC designs across the workflow from pre-silicon to conformance and mobile operator acceptance.

“Keysight is extremely pleased to extend and grow our partnership with Spreadtrum, which clearly reflects our commitment to making 5G a reality,” said Satish Dhanasekaran, president Communication Solution Group, Keysight.

From Left to Right: Jeffrey Chen, Jin Wang, JingMing Wang, Satish Dhanasekaran, Adam Zeng, Kailash Narayanan, and Jinming Zhao.