In 2012 a major milestone has been reached for the Wi-Fi market: over 5 billion Wi-Fi enabled devices have been shipped in the technologies lifetime. Recent explosive growth has been largely driven by the smartphone and laptop markets but future success will be dependent on Wi-Fi penetration into newer markets such as connected home and automotive devices.
Addresses new challenges and the importance of ensuring VoLTE delivers the standard of voice call the network operators want to provide, and how it will require developers and operators to increase focus on testing real-world performance
Analog Devices Inc. introduced an FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) that incorporates JEDEC JESD204B SerDes (serializer/de-serializer) technology to allow digital and analog designers to simplify high-speed data converter-to-FPGA connectivity.
Aeroflex Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., announced support for a comprehensive range of IP data services with the Aeroflex E500 LTE Capacity Test platform. Adding end-to-end data services supplements the industry-leading functional capability of the E500, providing network equipment vendors and cellular operators with the most realistic lab-based LTE end-to-end test solution on the market.
Elma Electronic Inc., in cooperation with Pentek Inc. and Concurrent Technologies, has developed a small form factor (SFF), OpenVPX-based signal acquisition system for processing and recording applications.
AR Receiver Systems has introduced a DSP-based emissions receiver that has the speed and accuracy to reduce test time from days to minutes.The new Model DER2018 Digital Emissions Receiver offers continuous coverage from 20 Hz to 18 GHz with 140 MHz instantaneous bandwidth.
Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) and NEC Europe Ltd. have announced a major agreement with QSC to provide high-speed wireless internet access to its enterprise customers. QSC, among the leading mid-size providers of ICT services in Germany, is installing CBNL’s VectaStar multipoint microwave equipment to meet the high-capacity internet demands of its enterprise customers across several cities in Germany. QSC’s initial deployment will consist of VectaStar access points and remote terminals, using the available 26GHz spectrum.
Space Data Corp. and Lemko Corp. announce the successful deployment of the world's first satellite-based commercial LTE network. The network was deployed in Atqasuk, Alaska and offers subscribers mobile broadband data speeds of over 70 Mbps. LTE over satellite is uniquely enabled by Lemko's patented DiMoWiNe (Distributed Mobile Wireless Network) software solution.
Wireline operators have been the largest market for IMS services to date, but due to an increase in the number of mobile IMS deployments, ABI Research forecasts IMS revenues to reach $3.4 billion in the next five years.