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By cutting crew climbs, Anritsu lowers the cost of testing remote radio heads on towers

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Anritsu Company has introduced CPRI RF measurement capability in its market-leading E series of Site Master™, Spectrum Master™, and Cell Master™ handheld field analyzers that dramatically simplifies and lowers the cost of testing Remote Radio Heads (RRHs) installed atop 4G towers. Solidifying Anritsu’s position as the industry leader in field test solutions, the new option reduces network OpEx by allowing wireless …

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Key industry test equipment supplier Electro Rent is acquired by Platinum Equity

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Platinum Equity and Electro Rent Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Electro Rent would be acquired by Platinum Equity for approximately $323.4 million. “We are excited to begin this new phase in Electro Rent’s history, and look forward to partnering with Platinum as we continue to meet and exceed the needs of our …

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Anritsu’s global success tagged to God and one misspelled word in 1844

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On May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse dispatched an experimental telegraph message from the U.S. Capitol to Alfred Vail at a railroad station in Baltimore, Md. The message – “What hath God wrought?” – was telegraphed back to the Capitol a moment later by Vail.   Unfortunately, members of Congress witnessing the event began drooling over the opportunity to heavily tax …