Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a comprehensive multiyear marketing and technology partnership. Samsung is now the official handset, tablet, and television provider of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and NBA Development League (NBA D-League).
The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced that China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI) has become an authorized test service provider of the ZigBee Certified program. CESI, a China Government organization under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), becomes the first ZigBee testing facility headquartered in China and will support the growing ZigBee ecosystem in the region.
ASOCS Ltd, a silicon IP provider of software-defined radio (SDR) solutions, and ARM today announced a comprehensive reference design for next-generation mobile infrastructure equipment. The design is based on ARM Cortex-A57 processors and ASOCS’s Modem Processing Unit (MPU), a real-time, reconfigurable platform that allows for the implementation of a variety of communication standards.
Alcatel-Lucent and G-Mobile, one of Mongolia’s service providers, are to deploy small cell base stations to improve 3G mobile broadband coverage in densely populated areas such as shopping malls and stadiums in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.