Using the R&S CMW500 and R&S CMX500 wideband radio communication testers, Cooper General now offers support and repair services for both 4G/LTE and 5G devices.
FREMONT, CA : Cooper General Global Services is a leading wireless device repair and refurbishment company, has chosen R&S CMX500 and R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication testers from Rohde & Schwarz to aid 4G/LTE and 5G device repair and refurbishment. The comapny has selected the R&S CMX500 and R&S CMW500 to provide turnkey 5G device testing. The test platforms provide continuity with established testing methodologies and toolsets to offer an easy transition from LTE to 5G.
The R&S CMX500 was created to meet all of the diverse testing needs of 5G with a single solution, inclusive of sub 6 GHz (FR1) and mmWave (FR2) frequency bands. The R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester is the benchmark for cellular (LTE, C-IoT, 3G, 2G) and connectivity (WLAN, Bluetooth®) testing. When used with the R&S, CMX500 and R&S CMW500 test platforms offer complete coverage of all the major commercial wireless technologies, therefore streamlining the transition from 4G/LTE to 5G. The Cooper General is taking advantage of these capabilities to envelope the latest 5G RF test needs combining with the existing test plans.
Carlos L. Laffitte, VP of Business Development at Cooper General Global Services, says, "As the industry continues to shift to 5G, 4G/LTE will not be replaced or forgotten. These technologies will coexist for many years, and the combination of the R&S CMX500 and R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication testers solidifies our testing needs by enabling us to service both 4G/LTE and 5G devices. Partnering with Rohde & Schwarz, an industry leader in 5G testing, expands our capabilities and allows us to offer our customers the level of service they require and expect."
Fernando Schmitt, Product Manager at Rohde & Schwarz, says, "The R&S CMX500 provides a simple and cost-effective way for customers to upgrade existing LTE test systems for current and future 5G NR requirements. With the same user interface, there is no need for users to learn something new, it's just a matter of adding the R&S CMX500 for 5G signaling along with the latest R&S CMW500 hardware."