The latest Status of the Global LTE TDD Market Report published by the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms a rising number of operator commitments to LTE TDD (TD-LTE) network deployments, new commercial service launches, rapid expansion in the choice of user devices and accelerating subscriber growth.
For the first quarter of 2014, vendors reported revenue affected by certain component shortages which are forecast to lift towards the end of the second quarter or the beginning of the third quarter this year.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced it is achieving excellent design success with an expanding portfolio of new power amplifiers (PAs), antenna switch modules and antenna control solutions for the rapidly growing global TD-LTE mobile phone market.
Anritsu Co. introduces software enhancements to its MD8430A Signaling Tester that make it the first LTE network simulator to support Time Division Duplex LTE (TD-LTE) Carrier Aggregation (CA) test functionality. The MD8430A is the industry’s leading platform for device testing from development to certification and carrier acceptance.
With the first service providers, such as SK Telecom, now upgrading their networks to LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) and China Mobile deploying a TD-LTE network and issuing a huge tender for over 200,000 base stations, TD-LTE and LTE-Advanced are set to dominate the LTE installed base of macro basestations as early as 2015.