A consortium of Telecom industry vendors, IT companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and academic organisations in Europe has been awarded €8 million research funding to develop the infrastructure required to support the future 5G network and communication systems.
Alcatel-Lucent is helping AIS, Thailand’s leading mobile service provider, to improve cellular services for residents and the country’s substantial tourist economy with the country’s first deployment of small cells technology.
ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers worldwide by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. ABI Research forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. The exponential rise in LTE points-of-presence covered justifies the need for sustained investment in LTE infrastructure, which is expected to grow nearly 10% year-on-year.
Qorvo Inc., a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, today announced a new family of power amplifiers (PAs) offering industry-leading efficiency for small cell base station applications. Small cell solutions add capacity to mobile networks and are a key component in improving network performance.
ANADIGICS Inc. , a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, introduced the AWB7229 small-cell power amplifier (PA). The AWB7229 is optimized to deliver world-class efficiency, linearity, output power and thermal characteristics for WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE small-cell base stations operating in the 925 to 960 MHz frequency band (Band 8).
Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its award-winning TimeProvider® 5000 Software Release 2.2, adding ITU-T G.8275.1 phase synchronization profile support with a software upgrade and license key. The new software release now supports Synchronous Ethernet and the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) phase profile.