Anritsu Co. announced a partnership with Forward Link, a division of CBM of America Inc. (CBMA) and a recognized leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and integration of innovative products and services for the communications industry. The partnership will enhance Anritsu’s established position as the market leader in developing innovative RF test solutions that make it easier for wireless field professionals to locate and identify interference, sweep antennas, conduct spectral validation and mapping coverage, as well as other tests.

“We understand the need for field service technical assistance, as well as the challenges associated with providing those services in the fast-paced, ever-changing wireless market,” said Pete Alexander, Anritsu Co. National Sales Manager. “As the leader in field test solutions, Anritsu remains committed to providing the assistance, support and test instruments necessary for field engineers and technicians to best do their jobs. Our partnership with Forward Link continues to support Anritsu’s leadership position in the wireless infrastructure space.”

CBMA’s diverse product and service offerings reflect over 20 years of “customer designed” solutions. Forward Link has an experienced team of RF engineers who have spent thousands of hours in the field helping wireless customers solve their toughest problems and understand the importance of having the right RF tools and certifications to resolve problems quickly and efficiently.

“Our RF engineers needed equipment that was rugged, feature rich and had world-class support. Anritsu was the only choice. Nobody even comes close,” said Michael C. Stephens, CBM of America’s President and CEO. “Anritsu has focused on wireless carriers for decades and has consistently demonstrated a customer-first attitude, so we share many of the same values.

“Our partnership with Anritsu allows our Forward Link division to use the most advanced tools available, and more importantly, helps our mutual customers to be more successful in many aspects of their business, from daily maintenance to the deployment of new technologies such as LTE. Anritsu’s ongoing commitment and dedication to the wireless carriers is a clear indication that they will be the market leader for many years to come. Forward Link’s decades of wireless field service experience are a perfect complement to Anritsu’s superior products. We are very excited about our new Anritsu partnership,” concluded Stephens.