Sivers IMA has signed an agreement to supply millimeter wave RFICs to an Eastern European broadband wireless access system supplier for new fixed wireless access products planned to be launched before the end of 2019.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom demonstrated a 40 Gbps data rate over a 1.4 km radio link at E-Band, 4x higher than commercially available wireless radio products. The round-trip latency of the link was less than 100 μs.
Airbus Defense and Space has been awarded a contract from DARPA to develop a satellite bus for the Blackjack program. Blackjack aims to demonstrate the benefits for the military by adopting global LEO satellite constellations and mesh networks.
Akash Systems announced it has been granted an experimental Special Temporary Authority (STA) license from the FCC for a satellite launch featuring its proprietary GaN on diamond transmitter technology.