Anritsu PIM Master™ Earns Global New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

  Anritsu PIM Master™ Earns Global New Product Innovation Award from Frost &

-- MW82119A, First Truly Portable PIM Tester, Called 'De Facto Industry
Standard' by Leading Growth Partnership Company --

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MORGAN HILL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Anritsu Company announces
that its PIM Master MW82119A has earned the Frost & Sullivan 2013 Global New
Product Innovation Award for PIM Test Equipment. In presenting Anritsu with
the award, Frost & Sullivan stated, "the PIM Master MW82119A demonstrates
Anritsu's commitment towards delivering higher value to users of portable PIM
test equipment while addressing evolving technological trends in the PIM
testing market."

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Frost & Sullivan's research philosophy originates with its CEO's 360-Degree
Perspective™, which serves as the foundation of its TEAM Research™
methodology. This unique approach enables the company to determine how
best-in-class companies worldwide manage growth, innovation and leadership.
Based on the findings of this best practices research, Frost & Sullivan
selected the Anritsu PIM Master MW82119A for the award. Analysts made the
selection using five criteria: Innovative Element of the Product; Leverage of
Leading-Edge Technologies in Product; Value-Added Features/Benefits; Increased
Customer ROI; and Customer Acquisition/Penetration Potential.

"Our market-leading position in field test and strong customer relationships
helped us recognize the need for instrumentation that can accurately test
passive intermodulation. Anritsu leveraged its existing handheld analyzer
technologies, as well as our market understanding, to design PIM Master. Its
wide acceptance in the market and acknowledgement by Frost & Sullivan as the
best new product for PIM testing underscores that the MW82119A is a truly
innovative test solution," said Donn Mulder, Senior Vice President, Anritsu
Company U.S.

Among the PIM Master differentiators noted by Frost & Sullivan was the
significant reduction in size and weight of the PIM Master MW82119A compared
to available solutions in the market. Anritsu's patented Distance-to-PIM™
(DTP), which was called "the de facto standard in the industry" by Frost &
Sullivan, was also a key advantage. Anritsu's service and support,
specifically its PIM training courses, were also cited as reasons for naming
the PIM Master MW82119A product of the year.

"Strong innovation skills, years of experience in the wireless test equipment
market, and a deep understanding of environmental conditions and customer
requirements in field applications have helped Anritsu raise the bar in the
portable PIM test equipment market. The feature-enriched PIM Master MW82119A
is a strong value proposition for customers and justifies Anritsu receiving
the 2013 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award in the Global Portable
PIM Test Equipment Market," said Frost & Sullivan Industry Director, Jessy

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About Anritsu Company

Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a
global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions
for more than 110 years. Anritsu provides solutions for existing and
next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators.
Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital
instruments, as well as operations support systems for R&D, manufacturing,
installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF
components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for
communication products and systems. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu
sells in over 90 countries with approximately 4,000 employees.

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SOURCE Anritsu Company

Contact: Katherine Van Diepen, Director, Marketing Communications, Anritsu
Company, 408.778.2000 ext. 1550,; Patrick
Brightman, Compass|SGW, 973.263.5475,
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