Keysight Technologies Selected by Qualcomm for 5G Test Solutions

Keysight will provide the scalability and capability required to support 5G design and test-from initial requirements to final standards

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Keysight and Qualcomm Technologies collaborate to test 5G chipsets
Keysight is providing design and test solutions for protocol and RF validation


Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to enable the realization of 5G technologies. Keysight has a comprehensive suite of design and test tools to support chipset development for next-generation cellular devices.

Keysight’s new 5G network emulation solutions portfolio, supported by Keysight’s new UXM 5G wireless test platform, enables Qualcomm Technologies to validate the chipset technology and the higher-layer protocols needed for 5G. Keysight’s scalable solutions support sub-6 GHz and mm-Wave, which will provide Qualcomm Technologies insights into the performance of their ICs and overcome potential challenges that may surface in 5G trials.

“As 3GPP accelerates the 5G NR non-standalone specification, Keysight is excited to collaborate with Qualcomm Technologies and help them with their 5G program’s protocol and RF workflows,” said Satish Dhanasekaran, vice president and general manager, Wireless Test, Keysight Technologies. “Our software and hardware platforms provide scalability and capability needed to support 5G design and test from initial requirements to final standards.”

“We are excited to work with Keysight in our endeavor to help the world realize the promise of 5G,” added Jon Detra, vice president, engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Keysight’s solutions will help accelerate our commercialization strategy.”

Additional Information

More information about the 5G network emulation solutions are available at www.keysight.com/find/5G-protocol. Images are available at www.keysight.com/find/5G-protocol-images.  A video demonstration of Keysight's 5G network emulation solutions is available on YouTube.

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.

Keysight Technologies Deutschland GmbH

Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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