Keysight Showcases End-to-End 5G Test Solutions at MWC 2019

Keysight has announced that prominent device, modem, and network equipment manufacturers, as well as mobile operators, are using Keysight’s 5G solutions to showcase their latest technology at MWC Barcelona (MWC19). The company has also unveiled new solutions to address technical complexities introduced by 5G.

More than 15 market leaders, including Qualcomm Technologies, Motorola Mobility (Lenovo), and Xilinx, are using Keysight’s solutions to showcase their latest technology for 5G, IoT and connected car applications at MWC19. Keysight is also demonstrating the company’s end-to-end solutions for development, validation, and deployment of new designs at Hall 6 Booth 6G30.

Keysight accelerates the first wave of commercial 5G smartphones
Tier 1 mobile operators around the world use Keysight’s wide range of solutions to deploy 5G New Radio (NR), enabling consumers to access enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) services. Keysight’s close collaborations across the mobile industry enable market leaders targeting first-to-market introductions to support both non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) modes, through efficient technology development and design validation across sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrum. The world’s top modem and device manufacturers have selected Keysight’s 5G network and channel emulation solutions to accelerate the first wave of commercial 5G smartphones.

Keysight accelerates development of open RAN (O-RAN) systems

In addition, fellow O-RAN Alliance members are showcasing the first operating white box demonstration of an O-RAN 5G radio unit (RU), using Keysight’s end-to-end visibility, validation and performance test capability across radio frequency (RF) and protocol measurement domains.

Keysight’s prominent role in developing the 3GPP standards is helping the industry accelerate the development of O-RAN systems, providing service providers with the flexibility needed to address a diverse set of demands in support of new vertical market opportunities.  

Keysight accelerates 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) standards

Keysight is leading with test methodology contributions in the development of 3GPP 5G NR specifications. The company’s solutions allow users to evolve with the latest 5G NR standards, thereby reducing risk and uncertainty. Designers rely on Keysight’s software solutions, including:

  • Signal Studio – a signal creation tool for a wide range of general purpose or standards-based signals
  • 89600 VSA – a software tool for demodulation and vector signal analysis
  • X-Series Measurement Applications – for benchtop and modular signal analyzers, providing access to the latest 3GPP 5G NR Rel. 15.2.0 standards.

Keysight’s end-to-end solutions accelerate innovation

Also at MWC19, Keysight is showcasing end-to-end solutions - from early design and validation to operator acceptance and manufacturing - that enable users to accelerate 5G innovation, including:

Keysight’s new solutions address the complexities of 5G technologies

Keysight has also launched several new solutions at MWC19 that address the complexities introduced by new technologies, including wider bandwidths in mmWave spectrum, massive MIMO, and beamforming. These solutions support faster commercial 5G deployments, allowing mobile operators to capture early market opportunities:

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