5G NETWORKS MUST DELIVER HIGH PERFORMANCE AND QOS
5G is happening now, worldwide. Which use case will provide the most ARPU—eMBB, URLCC, or mMTC? Who will drive network slicing? How will 5G interact with and overlay 4G/LTE networks? Service providers and equipment manufacturers are challenged to answer these questions to best compete.
Cutting through the challenges of combining old and new technologies, Ixia’s 5G Core test solution validates all the new 5G technologies and services at industry-leading scale and performance. By combining Ixia’s XAir2 4G/LTE test platform with its new XAir3 5G test platform, users can validate their sub-6Ghz and mmWave radio solutions. Ixia produces the world’s only solution that can test both RAN and Core in a single product. Read more.
ASSESS 5G CONVERGENCE AT SCALE
Powered by IxLoad-Wireless, Ixia’s wireless test solution is the only converged, high-scale LTE test solution in the market. It allows service providers and NEMs to test the cellular networks of today and the future, from end-to-end or in isolation, to measure subscriber quality of experience.
Ixia is enabling a smooth transition to 5G with best-in-class wireless test solutions that validate the quality of experience of wireless services at massive scale. For this, we have recently launched XAir2, a new hardware platform for massive scale cellular subscriber emulation and radio access network testing.
Combined with our PerfectStorm high-scale, modular application and security test platform and a new, more scalable XAir2 radio head, we offer the world’s most scalable Uu interface test solution.
XAIR2 - THE STEPPING STONE TO 5G TESTING
Ixia’s IxLoad-Wireless XAir2 provides user equipment (UE) emulation that enables a powerful IxLoad eNodeB Layer 1 to 7 test solution. With complex UE modeling and emulation, it offers realistic and easily-configured traffic models and call patterns.
- Support for advanced carrier aggregation, with up to four carriers
- Multiple 10GE traffic generation ports to help model per-subscriber throughput growth
- Support for unlicensed spectrum usage with technologies like LTE-U and LAA
- 400 - 5900MHz frequency range
- Powerful and extensible with technologies like Cellular IoT (NB-IoT, Cat1M)
Being first and best in 5G requires a team that’s a step ahead. From early designs to amazing user experience, Keysight’s solutions and people are enabling the industry to navigate through its toughest transitions. We will equip you to take control across your workflow with insights that span Layers 1 through 7.
To drive the 5G revolution, your device engineers must successfully navigate technology evolution in multiple domains. As the 5G timeline accelerates, Keysight is guiding the way with end-to-end workflow solutions that are ready before you need them. Get a head start with engineering know-how and ecosystem insights by joining us—and the market leaders—on the fastest path to 5G.
Keysight is helping solve design challenges ahead of each technology wave. We do this by delivering an ongoing stream of timely solutions that span the device ecosystem. Our end-to-end approach offers solutions that holistically address and optimize your workflow. The foundation is Keysight’s peaked expertise in 5G technologies, solutions and services, a combination that enables you to accelerate innovation in new-generation devices.