Mobile Experts released a new report on Wi-Fi Semiconductors, highlighting the trends in combo chips, SoCs, power amplifiers, LNAs, switches, and Front End Modules (FEMs). The report covers both access point hardware and client devices, with detailed information regarding the trends to higher levels of integration, higher level MIMO, new standards, and changes in semiconductor process technologies.
Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the broadcast, sports, entertainment and law enforcement markets, announced it has been acquired by xG Technology Inc. (xG), a leader in providing critical wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments.
Fujitsu Ltd. and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of a gallium-nitride (GaN) high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT) power amplifier for use in W-band (75 to 110 GHz) transmissions. This can be used in a high-capacity wireless network with coverage over a radius of several kilometers.
LTE subscriptions passed the 1 billion subscription mark during the final quarter of 2015 and are set to continue strong double-digit growth for the next five years, according to global analyst firm Ovum.