In compliance with the latest Chinese Mobile communications standards, Anritsu’s Rapid Test Designer (RTD) software now supports multimode Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) and Time-Division Long-Term Evolution (TD-LTE) devices.
The new RTD software enables chipset and mobile device makers to test their implementations of the new standards of third-generation (3G) mobile communications, set by China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator, in reliable and cost-efficient ways.
The RTD software works with Anritsu’s set of network simulator instruments, including the MD8475A Signaling Tester, and can be used to test and debug wireless mobile device signaling systems. Because the software now supports multimode devices, developers can now verify that their LTE products will continue to work in TD-SCDMA coverage areas.
The MD8475 is a compact, Windows 7-based tester, capable of emulating two base stations. Both packet-switched and circuit-switched calls are supported with available Voice over LTE (VoLTE,) circuit-switched fallback (CSFB), and Simultaneous Voice-LTE (SV-LTE) functionality. It supports rates up to 87 MB/s using TD-LTE configuration 5 and 2.8 MB/s using TD-SCDMA with 5 codes.