Movandi has joined the O-RAN Alliance, an industry consortium formed to move the mobile network to a cloud-based, virtual system of open interfaces and compatible hardware and software from multiple manufacturers.
Fractus, a Spanish company that licenses antenna technology it has developed, will transfer its worldwide portfolio of base station antenna patents to CommScope, the outcome of a lawsuit filed by Fractus.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. officially announced its secure fine ranging chipset, SR100T–designed to bring remarkably precise positioning performance tailored for next-generation UWB-enabled mobile devices.
Qualcomm announced today it has acquired the remaining 49 percent of the RF360 joint venture (JV) it began with TDK in 2017. The venture combined Qualcomm’s semiconductor technology with TDK’s acoustic filter capability, enabling Qualcomm to control a key component technology for the RF front-ends of mobile phones.
Preparing its network for 5G, including the use of small cells, Deutsche Telekom has selected five small cell antennas developed by Huber+Suhner. The Sencity Urban antennas support 4G and 5G frequencies, covering the range from 1.7 to 4.2 GHz.
In his latest market report, analyst Earl Lum forecasts another down year for macro antenna and radio shipments, before 5G accelerates in 2020. initial sub-6 GHz 5G antenna radio systems will use traditional 8T8R remote radio units and passive antennas.