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Remcom announces update to Wireless InSite EM Propagation software

Remcom announces a new version of Wireless InSite®, its site-specific radio propagation software for the analysis of wireless communication systems. This version, Release 2.8, supports the import of KMZ and COLLADA geometry files. It also provides several other enhancements, including significant speed improvements to the processing of terrain and city geometry, enabling simulations that include larger or more complex urban scenes.


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Wolfspeed introduces 50 V plastic GaN HEMTs for LTE & radar

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has introduced two new plastic-packaged 50V/60W GaN HEMT devices that provide the intrinsic GaN value of power and bandwidth in a low cost package platform. Supplied in miniature (4.5mm x 6.5mm), economical, plastic SMT packages, these new devices are ideal for LTE, small cell base transceiver station (BTS), radar, public safety radio, and other communications applications. 


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Carrier Aggregation smartphones ramp up with LTE-A

The number of operators offering LTE-A with carrier aggregation will continue to increase rapidly, with faster data rates the norm, as outlined in the Strategy Analytics RF & Wireless Components report, “Carrier Aggregation: Status of Devices, Operators and Bands.” The report lists devices, chipsets and operators supporting the technology with a forecast of CA-enabled device shipments, and provides a comprehensive list and analysis of band combinations approved and under consideration.


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