Keysight Technologies Chosen by Rakuten Mobile to Speed Introduction of High-Performance 5G Services

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 Rakuten Mobile has selected the company´s 5G network and channel emulation solutions in testing, validation and optimization of infrastructure and devices to speed introduction of high-performance 5G services, the company said.

Rakuten Mobile, a group company of Rakuten, Inc., a provider of Internet services, is currently building a 5G-ready fully virtualized, cloud-native mobile network. Rakuten Mobile selected Keysight 5G solutions to improve the efficiency in their test and validation processes, critical to the delivery of high-performance end-user-experiences that align with market timelines.

Keysight´s suite of 5G network and channel emulation solutions, including the company´s recently launched 5G Device Benchmarking Toolset, will enable Rakuten Mobile to efficiently validate 5G devices and network infrastructure — end-to-end — in over-the-air (OTA) test environments. Keysight´s solution suite provides access to a comprehensive set of test cases validated by the Global Certification Forum (GCF). This enables Rakuten Mobile to accelerate protocol and radio frequency (RF) device acceptance, according to the 3GPP 5G new radio (NR) standard.

Keysight Technologies is a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. More information is available at www.keysight.com.