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Rohde & Schwarz Announces TS-290 IoT Carrier Acceptance Test

IoT Carrier Acceptance Test System: TS-290

The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking shape. Manufacturers who want to integrate wireless modules into their products now face completely new test requirements. The US's largest wireless network operator is the first to publish specific test plans for IoT integrators. In response, Rohde & Schwarz announces the availability of its new R&S TS 290 IoT carrier acceptance test system, which is based on these test plans. Claimed to be the only test solution of its kind, it offers RF, protocol and performance test cases in a single box.


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IDT and Epson Provide Low Phase Noise Timing for Telecom and Data Centers

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) and Seiko Epson Corporation (Epson) have collaborated on a low phase noise timing solution for telecommunications and data center applications. IDT's new 8V19N474 jitter attenuator and frequency synthesizer, coupled with Epson's VG-4513 high performance voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO), provide best-in-class phase noise performance for demanding applications such as 40/100/400 Gbps Ethernet timing. For wired communications, the IDT-Epson solution meets physical layer specifications for phase noise, bit error rate and signal-to-noise ratio without external filtering.


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AT&T, FirstNet to Build America’s First Nationwide Broadband Network Dedicated to First Responders

AT&T has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS). The FirstNet network will cover all 50 states, five U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, including rural communities and tribal lands in those states and territories.


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