Leti to Demonstrate New Multicarrier Waveform for 5G Networks

Multiservice Transmission Field Trials at 3.5 GHz TDD Band with 40MHz Bandwidth

GRENOBLE, France – Jan. 10, 2017 – Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it will deploy a 5G framework on the MINATEC campus in Grenoble to demonstrate a new post-OFDM (orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing) multicarrier waveform.

Leti recently was granted a six-month license from Arcep, France's telecommunications regulatory agency, to run a field trial with multiservice transmission at 3.5 GHz TDD band with 40MHz bandwidth. 3.5GHz might be the first carrier frequency that will be released for 5G.

VeEX Notification - VeEX® Announces New WiFi Air Expert Module for its MTTplus Modular Test Platform

Upload and download traffic test evaluates network performance under traffic load and measures QoE parameters

Fremont, Calif., January 9, 2017 – VeEX Inc., a global leader in Telecom, CATV, Fiber, Transport and Broadband Access, today announced the launch of its MTTplus-900 Air Expert Module.

CES 2017 Demos First Product to Implement Full ITU-T G.hn Spec with MIMO Support

Anticipating Sharp Growth of 4K OTT adoption, HomeGrid Forum showcases newly certified G.hn chips

CES 2017,  Many G.hn product breakthroughs, some of which have been certified in the last 12 months as part of a greatly successful year for the technology, are on showcase today at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. HomeGrid Forum and its Accredited Test House (ATH), Allion Labs, recently announced they have successfully certified 19 Gigabit-capable products to date, and the number is set to grow at an even faster rate in 2017 because of its future-proof and versatile characteristics. 
 
Marvell’s latest 88LX5152 chip will be exhibited at the show.

Semtech Launches LoRa IoT Picocell for Homes and Small Businesses

Extends network coverage to hard-to-reach indoor areas enabling scalability

CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the availability of its new LoRa multi-band picocell reference design for a variety of indoor applications. Leading consumer and enterprise equipment manufacturers are currently testing the LoRa picocell reference design, using Semtech's new SX1308 picocell gateway IC coupled with a SX1255 or SX1257 LoRa® RF transceiver, and are expected to help bring low cost LoRaWAN networks to market for consumers and private enterprises.

mmWave Guru & Industry Visionary on 5G Future

Key voice in 5G R&D on anticipated applications and flexible spectrum use - Q&A with NYU's Rappaport

Professor Theodore Rappaport, Founding Director, NYU WIRELESSOn July 14, 2016 the FCC adopted new rules for wireless broadband operations above 24 GHz, making the U.S. the first country to make this spectrum available and leapfrogging other nations in the race for 5G mmWave technology.

BridgeVoice Launches Operator Based Product on its Automated Carrier Platform

New Feature Provides Solution to Connect Carriers to Extensive Direct Operators Network

Kew Gardens, NY – October 26, 2016 – BridgeVoice (TM), a global leader in retail and wholesale VoIP termination services, and an integral part of multinational telecom technology and carrier services provider Bankai Group, today announces the launch of an exclusive Operator Based Product on its Automated Carrier Platform.  This added feature will provide a simple and effective means for the carrier community to directly connect with an array of network operators via the BridgeVoice platform.
 

ETA Keeps Technicians at the Cutting Edge of Fiber Optic Technology

Growing demand for more telecom capacity drives need for certified professionals with validated skills

The fiber optics industry is an ever evolving one, so ETA(R) International Fiber Optic Subject Matter Experts met recently to update the program competencies and exams. The major driving force behind the widespread use of fiber optics communication is the high and rapidly increasing demand for more telecommunication capacity and internet services, and requires certified professionals with validated skills to design, install and maintain the physical layer of fiber optic systems.

Nokia Announces “Three Steps to Heaven” Network Transformation Plan

Calls for better partnerships between vendors and operators to transform networks

Greater partnership working will be a critical factor in operators achieving network transformation while also meeting the current unprecedented demand for broadband capacity and quality of service needs across the world, Nokia’s VP of Fixed Networks Professional Services said last week.

 Coert de Boer was addressing the opening day conference at the Broadband World Forum, in London, where Nokia is also showcasing its Gigabit Smart Build portfolio launched last week.

Windstream to Expand Fixed Wireless Technology in 40 Markets

Deploying CBNL’s VectaStar 39GHz PMP radios to rapidly extend metro fiber networks

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a strategic partnership with Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) and Straight Path Communications Inc. that will significantly expand the last-mile fixed wireless options for Windstream customers in 40 markets across the country. CBNL is the market leader in millimeter wave licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP), and Straight Path is the largest licensed millimeter wave spectrum holder in the U.S.

Globalstar Prepares for Release of the Next Generation Sat-Fi Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot

Alpha testing of smaller, portable, more feature-rich device commences

Globalstar Inc. announced today that alpha testing of its next generation duplex device, Sat-Fi2, has commenced in preparation to fully launch the highly anticipated mass consumer and enterprise product in early 2017. Building upon its predecessor, Sat-Fi2 allows customers to use their smartphones and tablets to stay connected when beyond cellular.

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