Anritsu Company introduced the MD8475A signaling tester that offers the capability to test applications and operating systems on the latest high-speed, multi-mode LTE devices. The MD8475A signaling tester has the ability to simulate 2G, 3G, LTE and mixed-generation wireless networks, and it is designed to conduct end-to-end testing of applications that run on these networks.
The tester features an enhanced wireless network simulator (WNS) graphical user interface that enables multi-mode, dual-cell capability, including handovers between 2G, 3G, and LTE. Since it is Windows 7-based, server applications can be installed into the MD8475A. Up to eight external servers can be simultaneously linked to the MD8475A through Ethernet connection.
A multi-format signaling tester, the MD8475A can test multi-mode wireless devices, including GSM/GPRS/E-GPRS, 1xRTT, 1xEV-DO, W-CDMA/HSPA, TD-SCDMA, and FDD-LTE. The highest speed commercially available (Category 3) LTE devices can be tested with the MD8475A, with downlink IP-layer throughput to 100 MB/s (including 2x2 MIMO) and uplink throughput to 50 MB/s. The MD8475A enables test of many types of mobile device applications ranging from traditional SMS/MMS, browsing, and streaming, to advanced applications, such as augmented reality and real-time multi-player gaming. The MD8475A enables testing on the effect of advanced applications on a device’s battery performance.
The base price of the MD8475A is $49,938.
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