Europe reached a major milestone on the road towards 5G with the launch of the first phase projects of the European 5G Public Private Partnership (5G-PPP) on 1 July 2015. Huawei is a key contributor to this joint effort. The 5G-PPP initiative is expected to leverage a total of €3.5 billion in private investment, boosted by €700 million in EU funding.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with KT Corp. on May 20 at the KT R&D Center in Korea. The two companies will collaborate on 5G wireless communications and other related areas of interest.
Alcatel-Lucent launched a new device for residential and business use that will allow operators to accelerate the deployment of ultra-broadband access in order to meet ever-growing demand for faster data speeds in homes and the workplace.
The global market for LTE capable antennas for wireless infrastructure, including passive and active types, is set to reach almost $4 billion in 2015, according to the latest forecast from ABI Research.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced it is opening a state-of-the-art design center and laboratory facility in San Diego, Calif. The design center will focus on the development of leading edge technologies targeting 4G/5G protocols and the Internet of Things.
TowerJazz and The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) announced they have collaborated to demonstrate the first 256-element (16 x 16) wafer-scale phased array transmitter with integrated high-efficiency antennas operating at 56 to 65 GHz frequency range.
Huawei has launched its European Research Institute located in Leuven, Belgium. As a key tool for helping Europe achieve the targets of its Digital Agenda, the Institute will further strengthen the ongoing partnership between Huawei and European industry.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate the latest RF, microwave and mmWave design and measurement solutions for R&D, manufacturing and service at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Booth 739, Phoenix, May 17-22.
At a Keysight Technologies press conference held at EDI CON China on April 15, which was aimed primarily at the Chinese press Liz Ruetsch, Keysight Technologies strategic marketing manager, based in Beijing, China, focused on the development of 5G technologies.
Achieving sufficient capacity to meet the forecast backhaul needs over the next few years will be a major challenge. This white paper describes the technique of Air Division Duplexing (ADD), which makes use of MIMO and spatial multiplexing techniques to achieve simultaneous transmission and reception of data on each carrier frequency, and has been shown to achieve full duplex data rates1 in excess of 1 Gb/s in a 28 MHz channel
allocation2 in the microwave bands.
With many groups now beginning to consider the drivers for 5th Generation wireless networks, this timely document includes contributions from 20 IWPC member organizations from around the world and aims to advance certain understandings and concepts for adoption in wireless systems to be deployed beyond the year 2020. This 89 page document covers a broad range of 5G topics with emphasis on mm-wave.