Wireless communications

Munich/Columbia, MD 21.08.2019

Rohde & Schwarz completes industry’s first 5G Location Based Services session using Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G modem

Rohde & Schwarz, a premium supplier of test and measurement solutions to the wireless industry, will enable handset manufacturers and mobile operators worldwide to test and verify LBS (Location Based Services) operation in 5G NR devices.

The R&S TS-LBS verifies LBS operation in 5G NR devices.
The R&S TS-LBS verifies LBS operation in 5G NR devices.

Rohde & Schwarz, in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have successfully verified an A-GPS control-plane LPP test session over 5G NR using a device powered by the Snapdragon X55 5G modem and Qualcomm® RF Front-end solutions. The device was able to successfully establish a 5G non-standalone (NSA) connection and then perform GPS fixes according to 3GPP requirements.

Location determination technologies play a critical role in today’s commercial mobile wireless devices. As services become more personalized, LBS is expected to play even a bigger role in 5G. Given this importance, along with the introduction of new satellite location technologies in mobile phones such as modernized GPS (L5) and GALILEO, it is critical that LBS performance of mobile devices is verified extensively in a lab environment before commercial launch. The R&S TS-LBS test system, which consists of the R&S CMX500 and R&S CMW500 radio communication testers and the R&S SMBV100B vector signal generator, covers 3GPP conformance and network operator test plans for 5G NR, LTE, WLAN, WCDMA and GSM location based services. Test coverage includes all minimum performance and protocol tests, which can easily be extended to cover R&D-level control testing or VoNR E911 in 5G NR Standalone mode.

Bryan Helmick, Product Manager for mobile radio testers at Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc., explains: “Our goal was to provide our customers with a test solution that is extremely flexible and covers all aspects of LBS device testing for legacy and next generation technologies such as 5G NR. This effort between Rohde & Schwarz and Qualcomm Technologies helps to validate LBS systems worldwide while furthering the commercial rollout of 5G NR.”

For more information on wireless testing solutions by Rohde & Schwarz, visit https://www.rohde-schwarz.com/wireless

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Rohde & Schwarz is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcast and media, aerospace | defense | security and networks and cybersecurity. The technology group's innovative communications, information and security products help industry and government customers ensure a safer and connected world. On June 30, 2019, Rohde & Schwarz had about 12,100 employees. The independent group achieved a net revenue of EUR 2.14 billion in the 2018/2019 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and has subsidiaries in more than 70 countries, with regional hubs in Asia and America.


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