News | September 3, 2014

Rohde & Schwarz Announces Manufacturing Test License Agreement With Broadcom

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Rohde & Schwarz to provide optimized test solutions for the development and production of WLAN and Bluetooth® devices.

Rohde & Schwarz recently announced it has entered into a Manufacturing Test License (MTL) agreement with Broadcom Corporation. Through the MTL agreement, Rohde & Schwarz can provide certified verification test solutions to Broadcom WLAN and Bluetooth® customers.

The Broadcom Manufacturing Test License agreement is a license and validation program that gives test equipment vendors access to Broadcom WLAN and Bluetooth® software tools and Broadcom technical support resources. The program is designed to provide Broadcom OEM customers with validated test systems that reduce time-to-market and improve manufacturing efficiency and product quality.

The tried and tested R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester from Rohde & Schwarz plays a key role in these systems. The multistandard platform offers testing capabilities for consumer electronics equipment based on common wireless communications standards including LTE, WCDMA, GSM, CDMA2000® and TD-SCDMA, and is capable of testing WLAN and Bluetooth® wireless connectivity standards and positioning standards such as GPS. The R&S CMWrun sequencer software controls the platform with turnkey test cases. Users can also adapt the flexible solution to their own needs and test environments.

As a result of the MTL agreement, Broadcom customers gain access to the global Rohde & Schwarz service and support network.

About Rohde & Schwarz
The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, secure communications, and radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded 80 years ago, this independent global company has an extensive sales network and is present in more than 70 countries. It has around 9300 employees and achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.9 billion (USD 2.5 billion) in fiscal year 2012/2013 (July 2012 through June 2013). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

SOURCE: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

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