Keysight to focus on 5G and IoT testing at MWC 2018

Keysight 5G and IoT testing
Test and measurement company Keysight Technologies announced that its main focus at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 will be 5G mobile technology and IoT (Internet of Things) for global telecom operators and telecom equipment makers.

Santa Roa, California-based Keysight Technologies is set to reveal 5G New Radio (NR) signal creation and analysis software tools to accelerate 5G product design development and validation, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona.

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Munich, Germany-based Rohde & Schwarz will present T&M equipment for 5G, LTE-A Pro, IoT and IP security at MWC 2018. T&M companies such as Anritsu and VIAVI Solutions will also be presenting their testing equipment and solutions the world’s largest trade event.

Keysight Technologies will be conducting demonstrations — at MWC 2018 — focused on research to design validation test to manufacturing, that accelerate 5G, IoT device and network innovations.

Focus areas

# Develop and verify 5G NR signals with signal creation and analysis software that fully supports the 3GPP Rel-15 Non-Standalone (NSA) specification

# Generate field measurements and quality analysis of IoT networks

# Validate base station designs in mmWave and sub-6 GHz frequency bands

# Verify automotive wireless communications

# Ensure network quality of service (QoS) with call-trace analysis

# Test converged cellular networks with a single product

# Overcome 5G air-interface challenges with 5G protocol R&D and design verification tools

# Test the 5G Core User Plane Function (UPF) network element at massive scale for agile development

# Test 5G and Wi-Fi together to validate multi-mode devices and deliver a better QoS

# Determine the utilization and condition of legacy and new test assets across the entire organization

Marie Hattar, chief marketing officer of Keysight; Satish Dhanasekaran, president of Keysight’s Communications Solutions Group (CSG) and Benoit Neel, senior vice president and general manager for Keysight EMEA and India, will be attending the MWC 2018 in Barcelona.