/Keysight Technologies Announces Formal Membership in China IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group

Keysight Technologies Announces Formal Membership in China IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group

Keysight is currently the first and the only international test and measurement company that is a formal member of the 5G Promotion Group

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced today that it has been officially approved by China’s IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (referred to 5G Promotion Group) as formal member.

Based upon Keysight’s leadership, commitment and contribution to the development of innovative 5G test and measurement technology, supported by 1) utilizing company global capabilities and resources;2) R&D investments in local enterprise, projects and talents; 3) and outstanding performance in China 5G technical trials,  Keysight was recognized by the 5G Promotion Group and the industry’s the first and so far the only international test and measurement company that is a formal member of the 5G Promotion Group.

“It is a great pleasure to have Keysight approved as a formal member of the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotions Group,” said Ron Nersesian, chief executive officer, Keysight Technologies. “This announcement demonstrates Keysight’s leadership in 5G test and measurement and is a strong affirmation of our 5G strategy and investment. Keysight will continue to actively support and promote China’s 5G technical innovation.”

In February 2013, the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group was created by the joint supports of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, the National Development and Reform Commission of China, and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. The 5G Promotion Group is becoming an active force that promotes the 5G technology innovations in which attracts worldwide leading 5G enterprises. China’s 5G technical trial, is conducted by the 5G Promotion Group, and achieves considerable progress.

Keysight is a proven 5G leader in test and measurement. The company provides customers with 5G T&M solutions from design to test, addressing the entire product life cycle, as an example: design & simulation, channel, RF & protocol, OTA, mmW, core network and more. In the 3GPP standardization organization, Keysight’s technical experts are working in 5G related working groups on topics such as standard proposals, discussions and formulations.

Keysight continues to support China’s 5G technical trials, and it is the only international test and measurement company, currently, that supports and participates in the China’s 5G technical trial step 3.

About Keysight in 5G

The development of 5G relies on advanced tools that enable designers to easily explore new signals, scenarios and topologies. Keysight’s 5G solutions deliver deep insights as development evolves with the standard. In design and test, Keysight helps industry leaders innovate across new and existing technologies as they transform ideas into reality. Additional information about Keysight’s 5G design, test and measurement solutions is available at www.keysight.com/find/5G.


About Keysight TechnologiesKeysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world.  Keysight’s solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $3.2B in fiscal year 2017. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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Contact:

Geri Lynne LaCombe, Americas
+1 303 662 4748
geri_lacombe@keysight.com

Magda Antone, Europe
+34 (93) 3434612
press.emea@keysight.com

Connie Wong, Asia
+852 3197-7818
connie-ky_wong@keysight.com

Source; Keysight