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Mobile World Congress 2011 Coverage

February 7, 2011
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As one of the first major global events of the year the 2011 Mobile World Congress was eagerly awaited. Largely perceived as the platform for the mobile communications sector to discuss and evaluate the issues impacting the industry and a vital marketplace for showcasing the latest technological developments the Congress is a barometer of current activity. Held from 14 to 17 February at the Fira de Barcelona Conference and Exhibition Centre the event lived up to its longstanding reputation for being a hotspot of innovation and a springboard for new technologies that will impact on people’s everyday lives across the globe, now and into the future.

MWC 2011 Wrap Up


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Blog: MWJ at MWC

From our hotel just off La Rambla in the heart of Barcelona, Publisher Carl Sheffres, European editor Richard Mumford and I take the metro to Place Espanya among a sea of black suits, which must be the official business attire color for those attending Mobile World Congress.
MWJ Editor David Vye at MWC

News

TI Introduces Tx/Rx Processors for 3G and 4G Wireless Base Stations (video)
February 22, 2011
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) introduced the industry’s widest bandwidth, fully-integrated transmit/receive processors with digital pre-distortion (DPD) for 3G and 4G wireless base stations, remote radio heads and government communication systems.

Smiths Interconnect Combines Wireless Technologies Group Businesses
February 17, 2011
Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group, announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, that it will combine the four existing businesses within the Smiths Interconnect Wireless Technologies Group (Summitek, Allrizon, Triasx and the telecom division of TRAK Microwave Ltd.) under the single new brand of KAELUS.

Agilent Announces LTE Wireless Communications Test Set for Manufacturing
February 17, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the Agilent EXT wireless communications test set for wireless device manufacturing. The new Agilent EXT includes X-Series Measurement Applications and Sequence Studio software along with enhanced Signal Studio software to support the required testing of existing and emerging communication technologies such as LTE.

RFMD Introduces Power Amplifiers with Breakthrough Peak Efficiency
February 17, 2011
RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) announced availability of the company's RF724x family of HSPA+ power amplifiers. RFMD's RF724x power amplifiers are ultra-high efficiency, single-mode 3G/4G components that reset the bar for performance in smartphones, tablets and other high-performance data-centric connected devices.

Aeroflex TM500 Test Mobile Enhances Handset Emulation System
February 17, 2011
Aeroflex Inc. announced that its TM500 Test Mobile has added support for the 3GPP DC-HSDPA Release 9 standard to the multiple UE (user equipment, or handset) emulation product.

Agilent Introduces LTE Design Verification and Conformance Systems
February 17, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc.

RFMD Unveils Portfolio of Cellular Front-end Modules
February 16, 2011
RF Micro Devices Inc.

Skyworks Expands Family of Antenna Switch Modules
February 16, 2011
Skyworks Solutions Inc.

Ceragon Unveils FibeAir IP-10 E-Series
February 16, 2011
Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Arkivator Telecom Announces Release of 0.9 m Antenna
February 16, 2011
Arkivator Telecom

NXP and Giesecke & Devrient Enable Mass Deployment of NFC in Mobile Handsets
February 15, 2011
NXP Semiconductors N.V.

RFMD Selected to Enable LG's 3G/4G Smartphones
February 15, 2011
RF Micro Devices Inc.

Agilent InfiniiVision X-Series Oscilloscopes Offer Breakthrough Technology
February 15, 2011
Agilent Technologies

Anritsu's Test Platform Re-defines Terminal Protocol Analysis
February 15, 2011
Anritsu Co.

Cambridge Consultants to Support ip.access in New Product Development
February 15, 2011
Cambridge Consultants

Rohde & Schwarz Forms Relationship with Tektronix Service Solutions
February 14, 2011
Rohde and Schwarz

Skyworks Powers Multiple LTE Platforms
February 14, 2011
Skyworks Solutions Inc.

RFMD Unveils Power Platform for Entry-level 3G Handsets
February 14, 2011
RF Micro Devices Inc.

TriQuint's WLAN Solutions Power Smartphones Worldwide
February 14, 2011
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc.

Spirent and Bluetest Collaborate to Advance Mobile Device RF Testing
February 14, 2011
Spirent Communications

Agilent Technologies and Altair Semiconductor Team Up
February 14, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc.

Aviat Networks Announces Indoor Unit for Mobile Backhaul Applications
February 14, 2011
Aviat Networks

Spirent Announces Innovation in LTE MIMO Testing
February 14, 2011
Spirent Communications

Aviat Networks Introduces Complete Outdoor Networked Radio
February 14, 2011
Aviat Networks

Sivers Introduces E- and V-band Converter Platforms
February 11, 2011
Sivers IMA

COMPRION Premieres Universal Conformance Platform
February 11, 2011
COMPRION

Rohde & Schwarz's T&M Portfolio Speeds Successful Rollouts
February 11, 2011
Rohde & Schwarz

Aviat Networks to Present the Future of Backhaul
February 10, 2011
Aviat Networks

RFMD to Present Products and Technologies at MWC
February 9, 2011
RF Micro Devices Inc.

ANADIGICS Maximizes Wireless Network Connectivity
February 9, 2011
ANADIGICS Inc.

Rohde & Schwarz's T&M Equipment Shortens Time-to-market for LTE Products
February 8, 2011
Rohde & Schwarz

Fujitsu to Showcase Mobile Device Semiconductor Solutions
February 8, 2011
Fujitsu Semiconductor America Inc.

Agilent to Demonstrate Design and Test Solutions for 3G/4G and LTE-Advanced
February 8, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc.

Dialogic Optimizes Mobile Backhaul for Service Providers
February 8, 2011
Dialogic Inc.

TriQuint Announces Next Generation PA Module for Qualcomm's 3G/4G Chipset
February 7, 2011
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc.

DragonWave's Horizon Compact+ Meets the 4G Backhaul Challenge
February 7, 2011
DragonWave Inc.

Agilent Introduces LTE-Advanced Signal Generation and Analysis Solutions
February 7, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc.

TriQuint Unveils Broadband W-CDMA Solution for ST-Ericsson Platforms
February 7, 2011
TriQuint Semiconductor

Picochip Delivers Technology for Base Station
February 7, 2011
Picochip

ANADIGICS Introduces PA for WiMAX Customer Premises Equipment
February 7, 2011
ANADIGICS Inc.

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