NXP Semiconductors N.V. introduced the industry’s largest portfolio of broadband 28 V LDMOS two-stage, dual-path Doherty-optimized Integrated Circuits (ICs) for small cell base stations. As part of NXP’s leading RF power transistor portfolio, the new LDMOS ICs are designed to provide RF power, efficiency, and gain in all current and proposed frequency bands, from 700 to 3800 MHz, with RF output power of 2.5 to 12 W.
Mobile Experts released the latest Backhaul report for 2015. With an astounding amount of growth in small cells, everyone is wondering what kinds of backhaul and fronthaul will be used to facilitate that growth. In this report, the Mobile Experts analysts identify and explain which types will be crucial to this market development.
NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) has awarded multiple Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) contracts to provide small satellites (SmallSats) — also called CubeSats, microsats or nanosatellites — access to low-Earth orbit.
CommScope, a global provider of connectivity and essential infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has completed its acquisition of Airvana LP, a privately-held leader in small cell solutions for wireless networks.
Joining a growing sector of Granite State manufacturers, TRM Microwave of Bedford has transitioned to a certified woman-owned small business. The decision to transfer the future of TRM, a major supplier of defense-related passive RF components, from Anthony Tirollo to current CEO Wendy Tirollo coincides with the company’s 45th anniversary.
ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers worldwide by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. ABI Research forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. The exponential rise in LTE points-of-presence covered justifies the need for sustained investment in LTE infrastructure, which is expected to grow nearly 10% year-on-year.
Qorvo Inc., a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, today announced a new family of power amplifiers (PAs) offering industry-leading efficiency for small cell base station applications. Small cell solutions add capacity to mobile networks and are a key component in improving network performance.
Anritsu Co. announced it has developed a turnkey small cell manufacturing test solution with Cavium Inc. that also supports technologies such as cellular, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth®, ZigBee (802.15.4), and location-based services (LBS). Leveraging the flexible MT8870A Universal Test Set platform, Anritsu is addressing the growing need for small cell test solutions that can lower the cost of test and speed time to market of next-generation wireless chipsets and devices.