Keysight Enables Hisense Communication to Accelerate Development of High-Quality 5G Devices

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that Qingdao Hisense Communication Co., Ltd., has selected Keysight´s 5G test platform to validate the performance of their 5G designs and accelerate the market introduction of high-quality 5G devices, including smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, the company said.

Hisense Communication, a consumer electronics and appliance manufacturer headquartered in China, chose Keysight solutions to advance the delivery of affordable 5G products. Hisense Communication is the latest 5G device maker to work with Keysight to address a global 5G technology market projected to reach USD 667.90 billion by 2026, according to Allied Research.

Hisense Communication will use Keysight´s 5G device test solutions, available on a common hardware and software platform to validate the radio frequency (RF) performance in sub-6Ghz frequency spectrum. Their requirements include testing both non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) mode.

Keysight´s 5G network emulation solutions offer comprehensive validation capabilities, addressing early test needs focused on NSA for enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) applications, as well as testing required for networks transforming to support SA mode. 5G NR SA mode uses the 5G Core (5GC) to support Internet of Things (IoT) use cases that rely on ultra-low latencies.

Hisense Communication is one of eighty vendors that have announced 5G devices to date, setting the scene for widespread global 5G commercial roll-outs in 2020. Chinese mobile operators are projected to serve nearly 460 million 5G connections or 28 percent of China´s total connections by 2025, according to the GSM Association.

Keysight Technologies is a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight generated revenues of USD 4.3B in fiscal year 2019. More information is available at www.keysight.com.