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Anritsu has worked with Qualcomm Technologies Inc. to successfully demonstrate peak throughput for a Category 6 LTE device and network simulator using 20+20 MHz Carrier Aggregation.
Lenovo and Google have entered into a definitive agreement under which Lenovo plans to acquire the Motorola Mobility smartphone business. With a strong PC business and a fast-growing smartphone business, this agreement will significantly strengthen Lenovo’s position in the smartphone market. In addition, Lenovo will gain a strong market presence in North America and Latin America, as well as a foothold in Western Europe, to complement its strong, fast-growing smartphone business in emerging markets around the world.
eMarketer expects 4.55 billion people worldwide to use a mobile phone in 2014. Mobile adoption is slowing, but new users in the developing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa will drive further increases. Between 2013 and 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise from 61.1% to 69.4% of the global population, according to a new eMarketer report, “Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.”
China’s domestic market for 4G smartphones is poised for a massive liftoff this year as shipments grow sixteenfold from 2013 levels, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
National Instruments released NI Trend Watch 2014, which summarizes the latest technology trends to help engineers meet evolving demands and integrate the ever-increasing power of technology into their work. The inaugural report examines a range of topics — from cyber-physical systems to the “SDR-ification” of RF instruments.
Infineon Technologies has introduced a new series of LTE low noise amplifiers and Quad LNA banks specially designed to enhance the data rate in smartphones.
Invisible Link UK Ltd. has selected Exalt Communications Inc. microwave backhaul systems to bring ease of deployment, carrier-grade reliability, and high performance to its microwave projects
Airbus Defence and Space will provide a secure data services pilot for the Rakel nationwide Swedish radio communications network, which will complement existing public safety radio networks by using multiple commercial broadband mobile networks.
AT4 wireless has selected SAS, Anite’s interoperability and performance test solution, for advanced and rapid LTE device verification related to operator acceptance schemes.