Anritsu Corp. President Hirokazu Hamada is pleased to announce that its New Radio RF Conformance System ME7873NR has achieved industry-first Global Certification Forum (GCF) validation for 5G New Radio (NR) mmWave RF conformance tests based on 3GPP specifications.
AT&T plans to have nationwide 5G coverage by the first half of 2020, using the 700 MHz FirstNet public safety network it is building. With limited handsets and coverage, 5G in the mmWave bands will initially be marketed to business customers.
Link Microtek has developed an X-Band microwave rotary joint to meet the extremely demanding requirements of a satellite tracking system that transmits at a high pulsed power of 100 kW, with a mean power of 4 kW, over a wide frequency band of 2 GHz.
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand, has launched a new series of waveguide to coax adapters that are ideal for use in 5G, telecommunications, automotive radar, SATCOM, point-to-point radio and terrestrial communications applications.
Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd. has extended its award-winning range of solderless, field-replaceable connectors which provide solderless attachment to semi rigid cables to include 0.047 in. as well as its existing 0.085 and 0.141 in. cables.
Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT) has established a strategic relationship with National Instruments (NI), where NI will be the exclusive channel for purchasing CMT’s PXI compatible vector network analyzers (VNA).
Anritsu Co. and ETS-Lindgren continue their successful long-term collaboration in cellular and short-range technologies with the integration of Anritsu’s Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A for 5G OTA testing with the ETS-Lindgren EMQuest EMQ-100 Antenna Measurement Software.
EJL Wireless Research says shipments of digital baseband units (BBU) declined 23 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, the first decline in six years. However, the firm forecasts net BBU shipment growth of 11 percent in 2019, consisting of a modest 6 percent for LTE BBU shipments and greater than a 10x increase for 5G NR BBU shipments.