Anritsu Company (Richardson, TX) has announced the availability of LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation (CA) Measurement Software for its MT8820C RF Tester, enabling analysis of leading-edge mobile devices incorporating the new ultra-fast technology evolution. The new option leverages the ParallelPhone Mode dual-RF capability of the MT8820C to simulate inter- and intra-band downlink Frequency Domain Duplex CA with call processing. With the software installed, the MT8820C becomes the first single-box tester with the capability to conduct three critical CA receiver measurements, providing LTE device designers and manufacturers with a cost- and space-efficient solution. Features include:

  • A multi-format of 2, 3, and 4 G/LTE.
  • Wireless device calibration.
  • RF parametric and functional testing, including call processing or no-call based testing.
  • Support for LTE (FDD and TDD), W-CDMA/HSPA to DC-HSDPA, CDMA2K to single and multi-carrier 1xEV-DO rel. A, GSM/(E)-GPRS, and TD-SCDMA/HSPA.
  • PPM technology.

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