In an ironic twist, Cree has purchased Infineon’s RF power business for €345 million, a year after Infineon’s attempt to buy Cree’s Wolfspeed RF business was blocked by the U.S. government, citing national security concerns.
While 5G promises data rates of 10 Gbps and latencies down to 1 ms, will it improve communication? You know, communication that leads to human understanding. Perhaps we also need to invest in user protocols.
ZTE Co. Ltd. has reached a milestone by successfully completing the implementation of a DL Cat-18 device. Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) was selected to verify the new ZTE 1.2 Gbps Smartphone with a test setup based on a R&S CMW500 mobile communication tester.
At Mobile World Congress, the Qualcomm/TDK Joint Venture, RF360 Holdings, announced what the company said is the first hexaplexer, covering FDD cellular bands 25, 30 and 66. The six-band filter uses SAW and BAW technologies.
Rohde & Schwarz and Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. announced the successful demonstration of 1.6 Gbps LTE-A-Pro downlink throughput, using Huawei Balong 765, the industry’s first LTE modem to support category 19 at 1.6 Gbps technology.
T-Mobile selected Nokia to deploy a US-wide, multi-band, 5G network operating at 600 MHz and 28 GHz. Nokia will begin building the network during the second quarter of 2018, completing deployment during 2020. T-Mobile plans to launch 5G services in early 2019 in several U.S. cities, including Dallas.
After years of talking about 5G at Mobile World Congress, it's here and happening faster than expected. Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri shared his perspective on the eve of the 2018 conference, including five predictions for the rest of the year.