Keysight Technologies' UXM Wireless Test Set Achieves 1 Gbps IP Data Throughput Using ZTE's Gigabit Phone

Highly integrated signaling test set offers functional and RF design validation of mobile devices

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Keysight partners with ZTE to bring cutting edge technology to market
UXM capable of sustaining data rates of up to 1 Gbps in downlink
Industry leading UXM E7515A offers complex network emulation for LTE category 16 (Cat16) IP data


Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that it has successfully demonstrated 1 Gbps IP data throughput using its industry-leading wireless test set, the E7515A UXM, for functional and RF design validation with ZTE’s latest Gigabit Phone. The demonstration is taking place at Mobile World Congress 2017, Hall 6, Stand 6G10, Barcelona, Feb. 27 – March 2.

Keysight and ZTE have worked in concert to achieve sustained IP data downloads of 1 Gbps by using a combination of three component carrier aggregation (3CC), 4x4 downlink MIMO and 256QAM modulation. The E7515A UXM is the first wireless benchtop test set that supports full functional testing up to five component carrier (5CC) data throughput and 1.6Gbps data rates via 4CC carrier aggregation and 4x4 downlink MIMO.

“We are very pleased to have collaborated with ZTE to accomplish this important milestone pertaining to data throughput as 4G continues to evolve,” said Kailash Narayanan, vice president and general manager of Keysight’s Wireless Devices Segment. “Keysight is committed to working with today’s wireless leaders to enable the whole ecosystem, including chipset and device manufacturers, and to overcome critical design and test challenges with the help of our cutting-edge test solutions.”

High-speed connectivity increases the pace of innovation for the next generation of smartphone devices. This is why market leading mobile device manufacturers are aiming to deliver 1 Gbps peak data rates, which is equivalent to the performance achieved in LAN connections used in many fixed devices. Peak network speeds of 1 Gbps helps to ensure fast and seamless file transfer of high-definition video content and opens doors to ever more sophisticated applications using virtual reality and networked gaming.

More information about Keysight’s UXM wireless test set is available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM. High resolution images are available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM_images. Videos demonstrating the UXM’s versatile capabilities are available on YouTube. Contact Keysight at www.keysight.com/find/contactus for E7515A UXM pricing and delivery information.

About Keysight in Wireless

From WLAN to LTE-Advanced to the new 5G technologies, Keysight is focused on tackling the toughest design and test problems in the industry with the broadest range of solutions. With the most advanced electronic measurement solutions consisting of powerful software tied to both benchtop and modular hardware, engineers are able to get greater insight into design and test from simulation to R&D, from validation to manufacturing, from conformance to deployment. With experienced engineers in significant roles in cellular and WLAN standards groups and hundreds of application engineers all over the world, Keysight expertise is there to solve customer problems. Additional information is available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM and www.keysight.com/find/cellular. A knowledge library of application notes, CDs and more is available at www.keysight.com/find/lte-a-insight.

About ZTE Mobile Devices

ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges. ZTE has partnered with 231 major carriers, including the world’s top 50 carriers around the globe. ZTE has ranked number three for six consecutive years in terms of the number of PCT international patents applied for since 2011. As one of the world’s leading smart devices makers, ZTE has been engaged in the research, development and manufacturing of mobile phones since 1998, with 19 years of history. ZTE is doing business in more than 160 countries and regions globally. For more information, please visit www.ztedevice.com.

Keysight Technologies Deutschland GmbH

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems 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 the network. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, internet infrastructure, aerospace & defense, automotive, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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