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Anritsu signs distribution agreement with AR Benelux, creating availability in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands

LUTON, UNITED KINGDOM – Anritsu Corporation has signed a distribution agreement with AR Benelux, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions for EMC, Satcom, RF/µwave for the telecoms and defense industries. Under the terms of the new agreement, Anritsu’s test equipment will now also be available in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands through AR Benelux.

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Anritsu signs Comtec as United Kingdom distributor

LUTON, UK – Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative test and measurement solutions for advanced and converged networks, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with Comtec Cable Accessories Ltd, a leading provider of components, equipment and services for the telecoms and datacoms industry. Under the terms of the new agreement, Anritsu’s industry-leading test equipment will now also be available in the UK through Comtec.

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Anritsu introduces high-performance BERT for the cloud era

Anritsu MP1900A signal quality analyzer

Anritsu has introduced the MP1900A signal quality analyser, a next-generation bit-error rate test (BERT) platform designed to meet the test and measurement requirements driven by cloud and data centre operators.

The new instrument is the successor to the MP1800A, which has been on the market since 2007. Back then telecom operators and carriers called the shots. Now the data centre and storage vendors are moving the market in new directions and influencing test requirements at all levels in the value chain, from operators through to the chip and module manufacturers.

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Anritsu improves all-in-one test set for multichannel modules

Anritsu has launched the BERTWave MP2100B, an all-in-one test set with integrated bit error-rate tester (BERT) and sampling oscilloscope, designed for testing optical modules in research and production environments.

The MP2100B is the successor to the company’s popular MP2100A. Supporting up to four channels rather than two, the instrument provides more efficient evaluation of multichannel optical modules.

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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