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Cellular 4G/LTE Channel
Cobhamis taking direct aim at the growing market for rapidly deployable mobile cellular communications with the release of Cobham SATCOM’s new EXPLORER Mobile Net system.
Alcatel-Lucentis building on its leadership in microwave transmission technology with the addition to its portfolio of the ETSI-optimized 9500 Microwave Packet Radio (MPR) long-haul system.
Idea Cellular has selected Ceragon Networks Ltd. to modernize thousands of wireless backhaul connections around India to support the data growth visualized from 3G and future technologies.
Anite has launched LTE-Advanced Scenario Mode capability in its Development Toolset. Scenario Mode, an easy-to-use graphical interface, enables engineers without specific programming skills to quickly and effectively develop and edit test scripts.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announced that its TriConnect® 5 GHz WLAN front-end modules and premium LTE / Wi-Fi coexistence filters are being leveraged by Broadcom Corp. for use in the company's 5G Wi-Fi reference designs. The 5G Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ac) technology delivers faster throughput, longer operating range and extended battery life for smartphones, tablets and other consumer devices.
Alcatel-Lucentand CNT deploy the first 4G LTE high-speed mobile broadband network in Ecuador, covering the cities of Guayaquil, Cuenca, Machala and Loja, and most of the major cities in the country’s Pacific Coast and Southern area.
National Instruments, a leader in test and measurement, data acquisition and computer automation, is collaborating with several top researchers focused on RF and wireless communications research—specifically fifth generation (5G) wireless communications. The proliferation of smart devices has led to a wireless spectrum shortage, which means researchers are seeking new ways to alleviate the bandwidth crunch and increase network data capacity. Market analysts predict that spectrum demand in the U.S. will outstrip capacity by 2017.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced new voice-enabled ZigBee® RF4CE™ and Bluetooth® Smart remote control development kits that will bring advanced voice features to more remotes and more consumers. Working with Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of voice and language solutions, TI’s new remote control solutions deliver high-quality voice recognition powered by Nuance’s Dragon TV in a limited bandwidth stream without quality loss or impact on the results.
The growth of Bluetooth v4.0 (Smart and Smart Ready) devices has been phenomenal, from zero shipments in 2010 to over 1 billion shipments in 2013. This speaks to the desire for ultra-low power wireless technology across the industry.
NEC Corp.announced a new deal between NEC Neva Communications Systems and Russian mobile operator Scartel, which will see LTE microcell base stations used to provide commercial services in Russia for the first time.