Harris Corp., has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin work on the seven-year, $150 million Data Communications Network Services (DCNS) element of its Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) program. DCNS will help to transition U.S. air traffic control from primarily analog voice communications to digital data connectivity — significantly increasing the efficiency and safety of the nation's air traffic control system.
Array Wireless Inc., a technology leader in the creation of efficient, high linearity microwave power amplifiers, announced a major financial investment in the company by Loma Vista Wireless Inc., and the addition of a seasoned management team to spur new growth initiatives. In addition to a cash infusion for new product initiatives, the company is expanding its facility size and hiring staff to accommodate increased design and production capacity.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $1.9 million of orders for high-power amplifiers from a leading provider of aviation electronics and communication systems.
With today’s launch of the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force continue to expand the advanced WGS communications network that serves the U.S. Department of Defense and its international partners, including the Australian Defence Force.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announced that it has acquired CAP Wireless (Newbury Park, CA) and its patented Spatium™ RF power combining technology that replaces traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) in communications and defense systems. TriQuint estimates that the TWTA market opportunity will be about $600 million by 2015.
Alcatel-Lucentand Qualcomm Technologies Inc. plan to collaborate to develop small cell base stations that enhance 3G, 4G and WiFi networks to improve wireless connectivity in residential and enterprise environments.
San-tron Inc., a leading manufacturer of RF and microwave coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has announced the hiring of a new sales representative, McBride Scientific Sales, to handle customer relationships in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Themed “Communications: The Centrepoint of the Digital Economy,” the next annual IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) will be held June 10 – 14 in the dynamic cultural hub of Sydney, Australia. Known as the Harbour City, Sydney is also recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with widespread amenities ranging from miles of ocean coastline and sandy surf beaches to structural icons such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.