Current telecommunications technology is constantly improving. With every generation of wireless network, carriers make improvements to meet data demand, speeds increase, and new capabilities and applications of mobile networks arise. Cell towers, with a few antennas per base station, have been the backbone of the industry, standing as points of reception and transmission of data on radio airwaves. Today’s top-of-the-line 4G wireless networks’ base stations have the capacity to communicate with up to four users at a time on a given frequency.
Santa Clara, CA
Gigamon Inc., the leader in traffic visibility solutions, today announced new 100Gb product offerings and software updates to its portfolio that further extend the power of its market leading visibility solutions for high-performance enterprise networks, as well as 4G/5G LTE mobile operator infrastructure.
Rosh Haayin, Israel
Santa Rosa, CA
Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced successful verification of 1Gbps IP data throughput with the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and the E7515A UXM wireless test set. This accomplishment brings support for LTE-A category 16 (Cat16) IP data throughput in a benchtop network emulator and was demonstrated live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
With talk of a 5G mobile network slated to launch sometime in 2020, cellular carriers and consumers in the know are equally delighted: 5G will mean more than 10 times the current capacity of even the best 4G LTE. Still, with the announcement of this and other technological advancements, some are concerned about what the debut of new technology could mean for the cellular industry as we know it.
La Jolla, CA
Acorn Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor and telecom company, today announced that Sequans Communications, a 4G chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide, has licensed the company’s hellaPHYtm for LTE. Sequans Communications is considering hellaPHYtm for use in future products.
When the safety of your people is key, organizations want to be sure that their critical communications infrastructure is a cut above.
This year, at the 2016 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, Tait communications will be showcasing the latest innovations that expand the boundaries of the critical communications industry.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) matures, and begins to mean more than the oversimplified (and over-hyped) early examples, such as the much maligned connected fridge, it has become clear that mobile networks will be crucial for ensuring connectivity of devices. It’s beyond doubt that mobile data connectivity (3G/4G) will be key to this, until the arrival of 5G at least.