Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
The R&S TS8980 RF conformance test system from Rohde & Schwarz is claimed to have achieved the world's first validation for both LTE-Advanced uplink carrier aggregation and LTE-Advanced Pro uplink 64QAM.
Anritsu Co. introduces software packages for its all-in-one Radio Communication Analyzer MT8821C that support LTE-Advanced UE Downlink (DL) 4x4 MIMO and Downlink Carrier Aggregation (DL CA) 5CCs. The new software packages further strengthen the test functionality of the MT8821C and help create a single-instrument solution that can speed time to market and lower test costs of LTE-Advanced chipsets, smartphones, tablets and M2M modules used in IoT applications.
Anritsu Co. announces that its ME7873LA LTE-Advanced RF Conformance Test System has obtained the world's first LTE 3CA PTCRB certification. By obtaining PTCRB certification for 3CA, the ME7873LA supports deployment of LTE 3CA downlink, expected to be available in North America by the end of the year.
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced that it has introduced support for Coordinated Multipoint (“CoMP”) in its interoperability, performance and conformance device test solutions SAS and Conformance Toolset.