Keysight Technologies, KT to collaborate on 5G new radio technology

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KT Corporation (Korea Telecom) to collaborate on 5G New Radio (NR) technology and advanced 4G, accelerating commercial deployment of 5G, the company said.

The MoU was signed to reinforce the collaboration between the two parties on technology development for 5G NR and advanced 4G to support KT trial and commercial deployment plans. Keysight will share guidance and insight on 5G NR technology development and testing of 5G infrastructure and UE testing for sub-6GHz and mmWave bands. Keysight´s expertise will enable the development of Over-the-air (OTA) and mmWave beamforming calibration test methodologies that KT will use to develop relevant test procedures.

The two parties will collaborate to accelerate evaluation of 5G NR test and measurement solutions including first-to-market 5G network and UE emulation solutions that scale from early R&D testing in their ecosystems to validation and performance of the devices and networks as they are deployed.

KT Corporation (Korea Telecom), Korea´s telecommunication service provider, offers innovative mobile services and fixed-line telephone services, including local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, as well as interconnection services.

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a 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 USD 3.2B in fiscal year 2017. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a provider of network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.