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.
Aeroflex Inc. announced the release of a new option to the IFR6000, the most widely used and popular avionics transponder test set available. The new IFR6000 UAT Option 5 allows for easy, user friendly installation support and verification of ADS-B/TIS-B and FIS-B information over 978 MHz frequency for aircraft flying below 18,000 feet.
M2M Modules based on 2G technologies continued to dominate shipments in 2012 with over 70 percent market share. As a result, module revenues did not break the $1 billion mark as hoped and the average module price continued to decline.
LTE represents an opportunity for operators to increase revenue by pricing the new service at a premium. However, the successful LTE operators in the USA are not following that strategy: continued traffic growth from additional usage and multiple devices is encouraging users towards more expensive plans, which is resulting in consistently increasing ARPU.