Keysight Technologies Inc. and National Applied Research Laboratories (NAR Labs), Taiwan, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership on research and development of 5G communication technologies. Both parties are committed to working together on the 5G enabling technologies as well as prototype verification and evaluations with a goal of enhancing future Taiwan wireless communication innovations.
A 5G testbed in the Dutch province of North Groningen was officially launched on 9 June, when an international agreement was signed between the ten partner organizations who initiated the 5Groningen project.
Mobile Experts LLC released a report on Cloud RAN implementation, titled CRAN and VRAN 2016. This year, the Mobile Experts team has been able to identify some encouraging signs, with tests that prove the technical feasibility of virtual machines running the entire LTE stack.
Arralis has developed another world first with the launch of fully integrated transmit and receive 94 GHz core chips at IMS2016. The devices make the highly desirable attenuation window of 94 GHz available for commercial applications such as fully autonomous radar for drones and self-driving vehicles as well as ‘wireless fiber’ communication speeds for 5G backhaul.
The newest 802.11 standard, 802.11ax, is taking things one step further by promising to deliver that connectivity faster, over the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band by utilizing OFDM, up to 1024 QAM, and multi-user MIMO. Read about its measurement challenges and solutions.
Anokiwave Inc., an innovative company providing highly integrated core IC solutions for mmW markets and AESA based solutions, announced the worldwide release of the world’s first commercially available Ka-Band transceiver quad core IC for 5G communications markets.