Microwave Journal

Keysight Technologies, ZTE Collaborate on the Commercial Pre‑Deployment of 5G

February 21, 2017

Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that it is collaborating with ZTE to assist them in the test and measurement of critical 5G key technologies, including mmW communications, new PHY, massive MIMO and BTS beamforming prototypes. Keysight will help ZTE accelerate 5G product time to market by providing industry-leading products and solutions, for example, UXA mmW signal analyzes, AXIe modular ultra-broad bandwidth signal generation and analysis systems, and system level prototype solutions.

ZTE is a world leading comprehensive telecommunication solution provider who is a proactive participant and contributor of 5G communications. ZTE is one of the first group of companies that completed the China 5G Experimental Trials in phase I, and accredited by IMT2020(5G) Promotion Group with the official certificate of 5G technologies experiments. ZTE’s mmW 5G BTS prototype is now under test in the China 5G Experimental Trials phase II.

“We are very glad to cooperate with ZTE, an industry leader in communication industry, on 5G commercial pre-deployment project,” said Scott Bryden, vice president of Keysight’s Internet Infrastructure Network Access Solution Group. “Keysight continues to drive innovative industry solutions to next-generation mobile communications design and test challenges through these close collaborations with our customers and partners.”

“5G is an open ecosystem,” said Gang BAI, ZTE 5G product general manager. “ZTE is keen to collaborate with industry partners in the commercialization process of 5G for a better tomorrow.”

About Keysight in 5G

The development of 5G depends on up-to-date tools that let designers easily explore new signals, scenarios and topologies. Keysight’s 5G solutions are ready to enable deeper insights as development evolves with the standard. In design and test, Keysight is helping industry leaders innovate across new and existing technologies as they transform ideas into reality. Additional information about Keysight's 5G design, test and measurement solutions is available at www.keysight.com/find/5G.