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Keysight, SGS Partner on LTE-Advanced 3DL CA Conformance Test System

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Keysight Technologies, SGS Partner on LTE-Advanced 3DL CA Conformance Test System

Partnership Bolsters Keysight’s Ability to Serve the Wireless Industry



·         Keysight collaborates with SGS to speed up the LTE-Advanced 3DL CA test system validation

·         Keysight T4010S officially supports LTE-Advanced 3DL CA test

·         Keysight LTE-Advanced 3DL CA test system is based on UXM


SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced a partnership with SGS in Taiwan for LTE-A 3DL CA conformance test cases validation for GCF and PTCRB approval.


Keysight recently introduced a new test platform, the TP195, to support the evolution of LTE standards. The same test platform is able to execute RF and RRM conformance tests. Collaborating with SGS will help Keysight speed up the GCF/PTCRB approval process and make the TP195 test system available for the wireless industry users for validation of their LTE-Advanced devices. Keysight and SGS worked together to establish the LTE-Advanced 3DL CA test capability and is now ready to serve the industry’s customers.


TP195 is positioned to support and keep pace with the evolved GCF and PTCRB requirements. The TP195 was among the first test platform to validate section 8 3DL CA test cases in PVG#71. With this announcement, Keysight continues to be on the leading edge of support for the 3DL CA requirements of RFT-124 (PTCRB) and WI-231 (GCF).


“Our partnership with Keysight is bringing advantage for SGS’ customers,” said Joe Chen, Director at SGS. “Together, we can help our customers speed up adoption of the latest LTE-Advanced technologies and make sure product design are compliant with the specification.”


“We are delighted to have partnered with a leading test lab like SGS in validating the LTE Advance radio conformance solutions,” said Satish Dhanasekaran, general manager, Mobile Broadband Operation, Keysight. “This engagement is a recognition of our ability to deliver industry leading test solutions for 4G. Partnering with SGS enabled us to accelerate the deployment of testing solutions that will accelerate time to market for our wireless customers.”


The Keysight T4010S LTE RF tester is the most comprehensive tool for LTE UE RF parametric verification and characterization. This top-of-the-line test system meets the needs of early development, R&D, conformance and certification testing.


The T4010S LTE RF tester implements RF measurements according to 3GPP TS 36.521-1 in its conformance version, while its R&D version provides users with all the necessary tools to develop fully customized test cases, either founded on the 3GPP defined test cases, or completely new ones.


Keysight’s new test platform is based on E7515A UXM Wireless Test Set, the advanced next-generation wireless test equipment. In addition to being used in the conformance system, it also has been widely adopted by wireless customers, including chipset vendors, mobile device makers as well as test labs and regulators.


More information about Keysight’s UXM wireless test set is available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM. High resolution images are available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM_images. Videos demonstrating the UXM’s versatile capabilities are available on YouTube. For E7515A UXM pricing and delivery information, contact Keysight at www.keysight.com/find/contactus.


About Keysight in Wireless


From WLAN to LTE-Advanced to the new 5G technologies, Keysight is focused on tackling the toughest design and test problems in the industry with the broadest range of solutions. With the most advanced electronic measurement solutions consisting of powerful software tied to both benchtop and modular hardware, engineers are able to get greater insight into design and test from simulation to R&D, from validation to manufacturing, from conformance to deployment. With experienced engineers in significant roles in cellular and WLAN standards groups and hundreds of application engineers all over the world, Keysight expertise is there to solve customer problems. Additional information is available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM andwww.keysight.com/find/cellular. A knowledge library of application notes, CDs and more is available at www.keysight.com/find/cellular-insight.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) is a global electronic measurement technology and market leader helping to transform its customers’ measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Keysight’s electronic measurement instruments, systems, software and services are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronic equipment. The business had revenues of $2.9 billion in fiscal year 2015. Information about Keysight is available at www.keysight.com.


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