Broadband Channel

Broadband wired and wireless networks, including CATV, FTTx, optical, satellite and Wi-Fi.

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FCC Exploring Mid-Band Satellite Spectrum for Mobile 5G, Other Uses

The FCC has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing flexible use for 500 MHz of mid-band spectrum between 3.7 and 4.2 GHz. Seeking to allocate spectrum for new wireless uses while treating existing users fairly, the FCC asks Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) earth stations operating in the band to certify the accuracy of their existing registration and license information, part of the commission's effort to understand how the band is being used.


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Akoustis Completes Technology Qual for Single Crystal BAW Filters

BAW filter manufacturer Akoustis Technologies has completed the qualification of its first-generation XBAW wafer technology and the attendant single crystal materials process at its Canandaigua, New York wafer fab. New products will now begin in the pre-production phase and won’t require end-to-end qualification, which will shorten the development time for catalog and custom components.


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