Systems that greatly enhance testing of Radio Base Station systems and system components have been developed by Sarokal Test Systems of Finland and are now available from Gap WirelessSarokal’s innovative solutions enable users – including chipset vendors, Fronthaul equipment manufacturers, and telecom operators – to test and verify their 4G and 5G network devices in the lab or the field.


The company offers test solutions including CPRI, OBSAI, JESD204 and Ethernet solutions for Fronthaul networks. Base Station OEMs, IP and IC vendors, DAS manufacturers, those deploying C-RAN, Mobile network operators, and 5G developers can all benefit from this technology.



Sarokal X-STEP™ products provide means to generate, capture, and analyze bit accurate Fronthaul traffic with various line rates and protocols. With 100% visibility and control over Fronthaul traffic, X-STEP can ensure full interoperability of baseband units (BBU) and remote radio heads (RRH) already in the early R&D phase, and efficiently discover and correct interoperability issues in the laboratory or field. This enables ecosystem-wide cooperation, thorough verification, and interoperability among devices from different vendors. 


Gap Wireless works with vendor partners from around the world to bring the latest mobile broadband and wireless network innovations to customers in Canada and the U.S.  Sarokal Test Systems is located in the northern part of Finland about 200 km south of the Arctic Circle in the city of Oulu which is considered to be the IT capital of that country. Click here for more information on products from Sarokal Test Systems available from Gap Wireless.