AT&T has developed a novel approach to achieving multi-Gbps wireless transmission and last mile delivery. Branded AirGig, the system uses surface wave propagation of millimeter wave signals along power lines.
Skyworks introduced a family of GPIO-controlled, high performance RF cellular switches for LTE and GSM applications. The SKY13581-676LF (SP2T), SKY13582-676LF (SP3T) and SKY13626-685LF (SP4T) are for LTE, while the SKY13597-684LF (SP4T) is for GSM.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that it has added new capabilities to its Propsim F32 channel emulator. These capabilities enable manufacturers and mobile operators to efficiently verify the performance of devices and network equipment with LTE-Hotspots and Indoor (LTE-Hi) small cell and LTE-Licensed Assisted Access (LTE-LAA) dual connectivity technology support.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced the availability of Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) panels. RFS’ CPRI Interface Panels are used to test fiber connectivity between Optical Base Band Units (BBU) and Remote Radio Heads (RRH), allowing cell operations and system performance engineers to ensure the best performance without having to disconnect the fiber optical system or disrupt service.