Aeroflex Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., announced that the TM500 family now supports aggregation of two 4x4 MIMO carriers, allowing mobile network operators to validate the performance of networks with data rates of up to 600Mb/s.
Infineon Technologies presented a full system design for the wireless connection of base stations to the corresponding base station controller of a mobile communications network (wireless backhaul) at European Microwave Week in Rome, Italy.
CEA-Leti announced that a consortium of 15 leading telecommunications operators, vendors, research centers and academic institutions have launched “MiWaveS” (Millimeter-Wave Small Cell Access and Backhauling), a European collaborative project whose goal is to develop millimeter-wave (mmW) key radio technologies to provide multi-Gbps data rates to future 5G cellular mobile networks users.
In the first quarter of 2014, the worldwide mobile service revenue increased 0.58 percent year-on-year (YoY) to $264 billion according to ABI Research, and the aggregate service revenue for 2014 will grow 2.9 percent YoY to $1.01 trillion, mainly driven by the robust growth of the mobile Internet market.
Eta Devices, Inc. announced that it has been named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum (WEF) for its groundbreaking technology that dramatically reduces the energy consumption of mobile base stations and smartphones
The growing appetite for on-the-go, real-time information and mobile entertainment services will see the total number of subscribers for 4G LTE and 4.5G LTE-Advanced grow to nearly 411 million and 22 million respectively by year-end 2014. ABI Research’s 4G network deployment tracker anticipates that 45 networks will have commercially launched LTE-Advanced by 4Q 2014.
Rogers Corp.’s Advanced Circuit Materials Division launched ROG Mobile, a free mobile app for apple and android devices. The new app allows users to access Rogers’ calculators, including the popular MWI (Microwave Impedance) simulation tool, literature, technical papers and the ability to order samples, all while on the go with their smart phones and tablets.