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4.5/5G Bringing Prosperity to Compound Semiconductor Market

Earl Lum, founder and president of EJL Wireless Research, believes the migration to 4.5G and 5G will create a “period of prosperity” for the compound semiconductor industry, as LDMOS power amplifiers cede share to GaN and GaAs. He forecasts that 5G and fixed wireless access transceivers at 28 GHz will exceed 20 million units by 2021, and 5G new radio (NR) transceiver shipments will represent 80 percent of all macrocell shipments by 2021.


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EJL Wireless Research reports global BTS market volumes hit record levels in 2013

The global base transmitting station (BTS) market grew by 23% in units in 2013, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled “Global Base Station Market Analysis and Forecast, 10th Edition, 2014-2018.” “2013 was the year of LTE as new network deployments drove demand to record levels,” says founder and President, Earl Lum. The report provides a unique perspective on the global shipments and demand for base station equipment covering all air interface standards and frequencies and major OEMs including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Nokia Solution Networks, Samsung Electronics, and ZTE.


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EJL Wireless Research reports Russian mobile CapEx will grow to $7 B by 2014

Mobile operator capex declined by 13 percent to USD $5.97 billion in 2012, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled “Russian Mobile markets Analysis 2007-2012” “Official BTS registrations increased by 20 percent while actual base stations installed increased by 15 percent from 2011” says founder and President, Earl Lum. EJL Wireless Research is forecasting that the Russian wireless market will see mobile capex levels near USD $7 billion through 2017.


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