Cellular 4G/LTE Channel

Wolfspeed Posts Strong Growth, Scrambles to Add Capacity

Wolfspeed grew revenue 30 percent year-over-year during the second quarter of fiscal 2018, to $70.6 million, which reflected strong demand for SiC devices for electric vehicles. The better-than-expected revenue was limited by production capacity, as the capital investment to double Wolfspeed’s capacity won’t be fully online until the end of calendar 2018.

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AT&T Plans Mobile 5G Launch This Year

AT&T plans to introduce mobile 5G service in a dozen markets by late this year (2018), saying it expects to be the first U.S. operator to do so. In a release, the company updated its other efforts to improve connectivity through fixed wireless access and IoT services.

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Massive MIMO concept

Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm Demonstrate FDD Massive MIMO

Trial uses X20 LTE with TM9

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies completed a trial of frequency-division duplex (FDD) massive MIMO on Verizon’s network in Irvine, California. The companies said this was the first successful FDD massive MIMO trial with a fully compatible customer device.

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From LTE to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G

Book review and conversation with coauthors Moe Rahnema and Marcin Dryjanski

With all the conversation about 5G, you'd think LTE is on its deathbed. Not so. My recent conversation with the coauthors of “From LTE to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G” explains the continuing evolution of LTE and how 4G will hold its own with 5G.

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