Keysight Technologies Participates in 2018 IMT-2020 (5G) Summit in Shenzhen, China


Accelerating 5G innovation with first-to-market test capabilities for a connected mobile ecosystem

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 29, 2018

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that it participated in the 2018 IMT-2020 (5G) Summit in Shenzhen, China to support the industry at a threshold of 5G acceleration and commercialization. The summit showcased China's latest 5G research and achievements.

IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group is the principal platform for leading operators, vendors, universities, and research institutes in the field of mobile communications to promote 5G research in China. Based on the original IMT-Advanced Promotion Group, it was established in February 2013 by three ministries in China: The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Keysight participated in the IMT-2020 Promotion Group-led Phase I Step 3 trials and contributed with its unique test and measurement expertise related to 5G technologies.

Keysight's close collaborations with market-makers has resulted in first-to-market solutions for prototyping and developing 5G chipsets and devices across sub-6GHz and mmWave frequencies. 5G Network Emulation Solutions enable the mobile device ecosystem to accelerate delivery of 5G New Radio (NR) products to market by streamlining the product workflow from early prototyping and development to design validation and manufacturing. Combined with Keysight's industry first end-to-end 5G NR Channel Emulation Solutions, these solutions enable users to perform device characterization and validation in 'over-the-air' (OTA) real-world conditions.

Kailash Narayanan vice president and general manager of Wireless Devices and Operators at Keysight commented, "We are pleased to contribute with our leading test expertise and scalable 5G test and measurement solutions from L1 to L7. Keysight partnered early with 5G market visionaries to pave the way to success for the entire mobile ecosystem and is continuing to engage with the entire wireless ecosystem to make 5G a reality."

About Keysight in 5G

The development of 5G depends on up-to-date tools that let designers easily explore new signals, scenarios and topologies. Keysight's 5G solutions are ready to enable deeper insights as development evolves with the standard. In design and test, Keysight is helping industry leaders innovate across new and existing technologies as they transform ideas into reality. Additional information about Keysight's 5G design, test and measurement solutions is available at

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading 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 $3.2B in fiscal year 2017. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at

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