- Viavi Solutions announced that Samsung Electronics (Samsung) has selected the Viavi TM500 Network Tester and TeraVM 5G Core Emulator to validate 5G network equipment performance.
The partnership marks the first wrap-around testing of 5G stand-alone (SA) base station equipment, and emulating real-world conditions enables end-to-end test of the radio access network (RAN), thereby ensuring performance and reliability in the field.
The TM500 is a scalable test system for validating network performance as experienced by end users. Recently released features include uplink MIMO on two layers; downlink 8CC CA; MIMO support; 4CC uplink and downlink carrier aggregation at 120 kHz and 240 kHz; millimeter wave support; and support for large numbers of UEs on 5G in both Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) modes.
“At Samsung, we are proud to be at the forefront of 5G commercialization, delivering 5G network equipment to operators around the world that is designed and tested to the highest standards,” said Wonil Roh, Vice President and Head of Technology Strategy Group, Samsung Networks Business. “Through close collaboration with ecopartners like Viavi, and leveraging our R&D expertise, we will continue accelerating innovation in 5G commercial services.”