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The EADS-Belgacom consortium has signed a contract for the replacement of one of the major building blocks of the Belgian radio communications network ASTRID.
Thales and Nokia Siemens Networks have a MOU covering the EMEA region, which aims to provide a broadband LTE solution for high speed data communication to Professional Mobile Radio users.
Alcatel-Lucent has announced that the Smart-RF research project undertaken by a consortium of companies led by Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent’s research arm, achieved a major breakthrough for base station deployment. The group developed the technical foundation for a new reconfigurable radio frequency transmitter capable of supporting different wireless standards within a single radio frequency band.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. has launched the MAX5879 multi-Nyquist RF digital-to-analog converter (RF DAC) that delivers a fully digital software-defined radio (SDR) transmitter, enabling a common hardware platform for multicarrier, multiband, and multistandard base stations.
Mindspeed Technologies and China Mobile Research Institute have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on multiple initiatives related to Nanocell research in China.
To cope with data traffic growth and expand its mobile coverage, Vivo has chosen Ericsson to supply and implement a 4G/LTE network in the North and Mid-Western regions of Brazil, as well as the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bahia and Sergipe.
The MBA6-3.5DS45/2045 Multi-beam Hub Base Station Antenna has been developed by Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas to enable MIMO radio system operators to meet their goal of 1 Gbps/km2 anywhere within a cell.
Cassidian has won the contract to expand the metro coverage of Beijing Government Shared Radio Network. The company will provide 24 TB3 base stations and four TTRX transmitter-receiver units to expand the coverage of the new metro lines.
Ericsson will provide Etisalat Egypt with its latest RBS 6000 radio base station technology that will enable energy-efficient and cost-effective operations while allowing the operator to meet the demands of its growing subscriber base.
NTT DOCOMO INC. has selected NEC Corp. to develop ‘high-capacity base station equipment’ that supports DOCOMO's proposed LTE-Advanced communications system.
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