Keysight expands is wireless test offerings, moving into monitoring of RF and low-layer protocols.
A trio of mid-band radios include SoCs that handle much of the processing. RAN compute products round out the announcement.
A swath of 500 MHz that could add spectrum to 5G looks like low-hanging fruit, but it’s not without opposition. New sharing technology could solve the problem.
Qualcomm, Ericsson, and TIM demonstrated just how far a line-of-site mmWave connection can reach, which could make fixed-wireless access more practical. Qualcomm’s Gautam Sheoran explains in the video interview.
With the announcement of the Snapdragon X65 and X62, Qualcomm boosts 5G data rates, lowers power consumption, and supports 3Gpp Release 16.
Spectrum Multiplier software from Cohere Technologies uses Delay-Doppler effects to predict how a wireless channel will change in real time, letting base stations control MU-MIMO beams.
The 179-110-XXX series of Wilkinson power dividers from Broadwave Technologies are available in 2-way, 4-way, and 8-way configurations.
When complete, Altran’s 5G test lab will emulate all parts of a network, letting hardware engineers, network engineers, and software developers test products at any point in the 5G network. 5G Technology World interviewed Altran’s Shamik Mishra, CTO Connectivity, about the lab.
The SMM100A series of vector signal generators from Rohde & Schwarz have models that generate RF signals from 100 kHz with a high-end model to 44 GHz. That covers today’s 5G frequencies and more.
The CW641 from NXP supports the latest version of Wi-Fi while still supporting legacy versions.