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ITU Telecom World 2006: CEOs Talk Convergence

Digital Divide Next Big Challenge, They Say
Convergence, surely, must be the most oft-used word in the CEO’s lexicon of industry terms. Ample proof of this was to be found today at the CEO roundtable discussion at the ITU Telecom World 2006 event. “Everything will be converged into the mobile industry,” said Ki-Tae Lee, president of...
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The Power of Wi-Fi

Even Alvarion is Getting into the Mix
The growing ubiquity of Wi-Fi in hotspots and consumer devices is enough to even sway Alvarion, perhaps the staunchest proponent of WiMAX, which has introduced dual- mode products to integrate the QoS of wide area WiMAX network with Wi-Fi’s end user functionality. “Our vision for WiMAX – especially as...
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Nokia Sprints Towards WiMAX Pact

Sprint Nextel has named Nokia as a key infrastructure and consumer electronic device provider for its 4G WiMAX next generation mobility network. Nokia joins Intel, Samsung and Motorola in creating the advanced network infrastructure and access devices that will be designed to allow consumers, businesses and governments to experience...
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Elektrobit Sells Business Activities to Embio

Elektrobit has sold its business activities in Kemi and Ylivieska, Finland, which form part of its Radio Network Solutions Business Unit, to Embio Oy. Forty-two employees have been transferred to Embio with corresponding terms of employment and the parties have agreed not to publish the purchase price or other...
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M/A-COM Expands Broadband Driver Amplifier Line

M/A-COM , a business unit of Tyco Electronics and a provider of wireless radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter-wave components, introduced two new HBT MMIC amplifiers. The MAAM-007865-0P1R00 and the MAAM-007866-0P1R00 exhibit exceptional broadband frequency performance using only a single application circuit to cover frequency bands from 50 to...
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Continental Resources Offers Free RF Cable

Continental Resources, Bedford, MA, a provider of test and measurement solutions, is offering a free RF cable during the week of the 2007 IEEE Radio & Wireless Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, CA. The free cable must be redeemed with a broken cable of similar specifications. Visit booth #428...
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Rohde & Schwarz Celebrates 20 Years of Spectrum Analysis

Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) this year celebrates 20 years of spectrum analyzer development, having introduced its first instrument in 1986. The company now offers 33 different spectrum analyzers, ranging from portable, battery-operated instruments for the field, to comprehensive microwave signal analyzers for characterizing the performance of wireless systems. The...
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