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Anritsu Corporation
Traded as TYO: 6754
Industry Electronic test equipment
Founded 1895
Headquarters International:
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
United States:
Morgan Hill, California
Key people
Hirokazu Hashimoto (President)
Products Microwave, RF & optical products; OTDRs
Number of employees
3788 (2017)[1]

Anritsu Corporation (アンリツ株式会社, Anritsu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation in the telecommunications electronics equipment market. A global pioneer for producing the world's first wireless telephone network, Anritsu's revenue numbers near US$782 million.


In Japan, Anritsu's first predecessor, Sekisan-sha, was founded in 1895. Annaka Electric Company followed, producing wireless transmitters and the world's first wireless telephone service and Japan's first automatic public telephone.

It was formed with the merger of two companies, the Annaka Corporation and Kyoritsu Electric in Japan in 1931. In 1990, Anritsu acquired Wiltron Company in the United States.


Net sales in FY2008 were ¥84 billion (US$782 million). It has been listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange since 1961 (TYO: 6754). As of 2009, it employed 3,700 employees in 20 countries.[citation needed]


Products include network call trace, service assurance, customer experience management, microwave, radio frequency (RF), and optical signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers.


  1. ^ a b "Anritsu — Profile". Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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