Industry News

Thales Alenia Space España Supplies Kopernikus

Thales Alenia Space España has been chosen to supply the X-band communication subsystems and the S-band telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) transponders for the first three Sentinel observation satellites in the European Space Agency’s Kopernikus programme, which was formerly known as Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). The...
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Comarch Constructs WiMAX Network in Montenegro

The last phase of a WiMAX project at Promonte, the prime GSM mobile service provider in Montenegro, has been completed by Comarch. The project introduces global activity taken within Telenor Group’s ‘Internet to the people’, taking advantage of the combination of the latest technologies like 3GHSPA, WiMAX and WiFi....
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Quartet to Develop HSUPA Platform

NTT DOCOMO Inc., Renesas Technology Corp., Fujitsu Ltd. and Sharp Corp. have announced a plan to jointly develop the SH-Mobile G4 single-chip LSI device, and a platform incorporating it, to support the HS PA1/HSDPA2/W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE (2G) mobile telephony standards. Development of the platform is targeted for completion by...
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Multi-mode WiMAX/LTE Chips to Hit Markets in 2009

2009 will see the introduction of a new class of wireless communications chip that features dual-mode support for both WiMAX and LTE, according to ABI Research. The thrust of demand for such chips comes from those wireless device makers seeking to reduce the number of their SKUs; they will...
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The Wireless Home Office (Finally) Approaches

After a long wait, the first stage of what will become the “wireless home office” is arriving. Some home office ultra-wideband (UWB) products are now hitting retailers’ shelves and more are expected by the end of the year. These are mainly in the wireless USB category, the first major...
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95 Million Cellular M2M Modules to Ship in 2013

Continued strong growth in M2M (machine-to-machine) communications markets will see about 95 million cellular M2M modules shipping in 2013, according to ABI Research. Of shipments to the three main segments— telematics, telemetry and wireless local loop—about 34 million devices are expected to be for telematics and 39 million for...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News In Strategy Analytics’ annual ranking of the world’s top GaAs device manufacturers, RFMD, Skyworks and TriQuint remained at the helm of the Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) industry in 2007, driving annual growth of 17 percent year-on-year. Overall, the GaAs device market was worth $3.6 B in 2007 with...
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Web Update

Test Solutions Aeroflex.com has been completely redesigned to be more user-friendly and easily accessible. The home page has been cleanly divided with an overview of Aeroflex corporate at the top, followed by entry points for either the Test Solutions or Microelectronic Solutions Groups, highlighting a featured product from each....
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New Products

New Waves: Industrial, Scientific and Medical Applications Solid-state Amplifiers AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation’s new solid-state amplifier family covers the 8 to 20 GHz frequency range. Model 5S8G20A offers 5 W of power and model 20S8G20A provides 20 W. Both models are perfect for EMC and wireless testing. Like the other...
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