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Cellular 4G/LTE Channel

Tower top RF electronics for wireless infrastructure should exceed $4.5B by 2017

ABI Research
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As the mobile network struggles to cope with the growing level of traffic and pressures on CAPEX, the RF electronics of a typical base station design are subject to great innovation namely in the form of tower mounted amplifiers, remote radio heads, and active antennas.


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Agilent completes acquisition of AT4 Wireless Test Systems

Agilent Technologies Inc., Santa Clara, CA
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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that AT4 Wireless Test Systems’ business assets are now part of Agilent. The two companies had announced an acquisition agreement on July 16. Financial details were not disclosed.


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Declining base station transceiver market to stabilize with LTE

Mobile Experts
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Mobile Experts released a report that predicts a new future for base station semiconductors. In particular, the number of base station transceivers will grow to more than 17 million per year by 2017. Increasing bandwidth requirements, MIMO, and carrier aggregation will drive growth in key semiconductor components. The new report, "Semiconductors for Macro Transceivers and RRH," gives a detailed analysis of these trends.


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U.S. PMI stays flat at 49.8 indicating continuing manufacturing issue

ABI Research
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U.S. PMI data for July 2012 stays flat at 49.8 from 49.7 in June 2012, this is indicative of a wider global malaise that is mirrored by not only other regional PMI index’s but also the results of major Semiconductor vendors. Lack of manufacturing capacity for key components coupled with the lack of investment in new fab space mean that this problem is likely to continue for a number of months and will eventually limit the availability of key flagship mobile products.


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Low VIN capable 5A DC/DC converter generates positive or negative voltage

MMICs&More
Linear Technology Corp.
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Linear LT3959Linear Technology Corp. announces the LT3959, a highly versatile DC/DC converter for boost, SEPIC and inverting power supply applications.


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Cellular Market Reports

Some up and some down
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A brief summary of a few recent ABI Research reports covering MW backhaul, handsets and infrastructure.
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Agilent provides new application note on voice over LTE

Agilent Technologies Inc., Santa Clara, CA
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The Agilent Power of X application notes provide insight into solving tough measurement problems in a unique way for both the design and manufacturing environments. The new “Solutions for Enabling Fast, Accurate and Efficient Testing of Voice Quality in LTE User Equipment (UE)” 5991-0794EN, available now, offers information into how to best address the long list of test requirements when testing the voice quality of LTE UE with the right VoIP test building blocks.


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Mesuro secures £700k to expand WaveForm Engineering Semiconductor Test solutions

MarketWatch: International
Mesuro
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Mesuro MB150Mesuro, the Cardiff University spin-out that offers testing and services solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced completion of a £700k funding round to expand its overseas sales and device characterisation capabilities.


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U.S. carriers will outlay $10.5 B for network investments in 2013 for 4G

ABI Research
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A U.S. election year combined with uncertain European financial fundamentals has clouded the economic outlook for the North American market. However, mobile operators are busily preparing their networks for next generation 4G services. “North American mobile cellular capital expenditure is expected to hold its ground in 2012 year-on-year, with expenditure of around US$ 10 billion”, said Jake Saunders, VP for forecasting at ABI Research.


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Global handset shipments decrease YoY for the second consecutive quarter

ABI Research
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Handset shipments have not seen a sequential YoY decline since the global economic crisis of 2008-2009. Although seasonality regularly brings a negative impact in Q2, the economic crisis in Western Europe has compounded the issue, leading to an uncommon  annual contraction of handset shipments for two consecutive quarters,” say ABI Research senior analyst Michael Morgan.


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