Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Qualcomm introduced the RF360 product seven months ago, and people are still asking me for insight into what it means. Are Skyworks and RFMD in trouble? What will Intel and Mediatek do? Is CMOS performance good enough?
Set aside the question of whether this kind of data speed is actually necessary for watching a YouTube video, or for downloading your email. Here in the American market, it’s clear that consumers want faster, and they’re always willing to pay a little more to have the fastest mobile service. If you have a need for speed, Carrier Aggregation is the cheapest way to get there.