Indonesia BBPPT Establishes 5G Test Lab with Anritsu

5G Innovations

Anritsu Pte Ltd is working with with Indonesia Balai Besar Pengujian Perangkat Telekomunikasi (BBPPT), the national test lab that refers to regulations set by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo), to establish Indonesia’s first national 5G Regulatory Test Lab.

This marks a new milestone for Indonesia in advancing to a new era of telecommunication, while BBPPT continues to serve an important role to ensure safety and quality assurance of communication devices in Indonesia by testing and verifying conformity of 5G equipment to Indonesia Regulatory requirements.

BBPPT has set up both 5G UE (User Equipment) testing capability and gNodeB testing capability. Anritsu 5G Radio Communication Test Station solutions (MT8000A and MT8821C) provide a stable and automated 5G NSA/SA (Non-standalone/Standalone) testing environment for 5G UE. A multi-functional Vector Signal Generator MG3710E and wide analysis bandwidth Signal Analyzer MS2850A enable BBPPT to test and verify gNodeB.

“We are proud to be selected by BBPPT and to contribute, through Anritsu’s expertise in test and measurement, towards their efforts to setup the regulatory facilities as the nation gears up towards adopting 5G,” said Lim Poh Seng, General Manager, Anritsu Pte Ltd (Singapore).

BBPPT is a Technical Implementation Unit within the Directorate General of Post and Information Technology Resources and Equipment whose role covers certifying of telecommunication tools/equipment, conducting testing for Radio-Based/Non-Radio Based Telecommunication Equipment, Telecommunication Equipment Calibration Service, etc, complying to standard set by Indonesian National Standards (SNI) and to International References such as ISO, ETSI, RR, ITU, IEC so as to protect and maintain the quality of the equipment and ensure that the telecommunication tools/equipment used or circulating in Indonesia are truly in accordance with the technical requirements.