It is important to test the cellular capability of a TCU before deployment can ever be considered, but testing on live cellular networks is costly due to travel time of the engineer, shipping of test equipment, and time to test the various frequency bands. To reduce the cost and time of test required for live network testing, engineers have an effective alternative–using a cellular network simulator, or base station emulator, in a test lab environment. SmartStudio NR (SSNR) GUI with the MT8000A 5G Network Simulator offers multiple benefits, including reliable & repeatable testing of 5G TCUs; simulation of the frequency band of every network worldwide; support for 5G+LTE NSA mode in a single box; connecting TCUs to multiple servers simultaneously including various internet sites, automotive server servers as well as local servers; and testing IP, voice calls, text & binary SMS, and more.
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