Services en 4G Finally Takes Seat at Wireless Throne <div class="node-body article-body">In the next few months, after nearly seven years since the service was introduced, revenue from 4G services will likely overtake those from 3G operations for the first time.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Commercial IoT Mobile Services Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:50:00 +0000 45961 at <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> New Router Gives Access to Troublesome Wi-Fi Spectrum <div class="node-body article-body">The secret to its unique design is that it grants access to wireless spectrum in the 5 GHz range seldom used by other routers. More channels means that individual devices can play around with more bandwidth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Products Services Systems Mon, 16 May 2016 17:40:00 +0000 44741 at <p>(Image courtesy of Ignition Design Labs).</p> LAA: LTE and Wi-Fi Coexistence or Convergence? <div class="field-byline"> James Kimery, Erik Luther, and Dr. Achim Nahler, NI </div> <div class="field-deck"> To meet future service requirements, researchers are exploring new technology solutions to share unlicensed spectrum. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To meet future service requirements, researchers are exploring new technology solutions to share unlicensed spectrum.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Instruments Commercial Services Tue, 03 May 2016 14:38:00 +0000 44461 at Small Broadband Satellites Pepper Low Earth Orbits <div class="node-body article-body">The times when rockets strained hulking broadband satellites into orbit are giving way to an era of miniaturization. Instead, satellite companies are sending out smaller satellites, probes, and capsules.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Mobile Services Systems Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:45:00 +0000 42741 at <p>A tiny satellite being built as part of NASA&#39;s Nodes project. Engineers are preparing the satellite for thermal vacuum testing at Ames Research Center in California. (Image courtesy of NASA Ames).</p> Wireless Carriers Stretch Toward 5G Digital Services <div class="node-body article-body">With higher throughput and other advanced features, 5G networks will function as an “infrastructure” for services ranging from cloud computing to virtual reality.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Commercial Mobile Services Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:35:00 +0000 42681 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Kārlis Dambrāns</a>, Flickr).</p> Verizon Keeps its Word on 5G Testing <div class="node-body article-body">Verizon has reiterated its plans to have preliminary 5G networks in place as soon as 2017, and kept its promise to start testing 5G networks early this year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Automotive Commercial Mobile Services Systems Test & Measurement Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:30:00 +0000 42521 at <p>Verizon has kept its promise to start testing 5G networks, holding a series of millimeter wave and virtualization tests with partners in its 5G Technology forum. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Chris Martino's photostream">Chris Martino</a>, Flickr).</p> Intel, AT&T Test Drones on LTE Network <div class="node-body article-body">Both companies want to understand how reliable the networks are for streaming live video and flight information—and in general, how they work with devices flying through the air.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mobile Robotics Services Systems Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:15:00 +0000 42471 at Qualcomm Tests LTE over Unlicensed Spectrum in Germany <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm and Deutsche Telekom, one of the largest wireless companies in Germany, recently completed the first “over-the-air” tests of Licensed Assisted Access technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Commercial Mobile Services Test & Measurement Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:10:00 +0000 41281 at <p>Deutsche&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Telekom">Telekom&#39;s headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The wireless carrier</span><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Telekom">,&nbsp;</span>one of the largest in Germany, recently partnered with Qualcomm to test Licensed Assisted Access technology that unloads LTE data into the unlicensed spectrum. (Image courtesy of Deutsche Telekom).</p> Sony Buys Modem Chips in Latest Bid for Cellular Internet of Things <div class="node-body article-body">Sony has agreed to purchase Altair Semiconductor, an Israeli company that makes modem chips and software for LTE technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Industrial Mobile Semiconductors Services Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:10:00 +0000 40891 at <p>Sony&#39;s president and CEO Kazuo Hirai&nbsp;speaks to a crowd&nbsp;at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="35" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Maurizio Pesce's photostream">Maurizio Pesce</a>&nbsp;and edited from the original by Microwaves &amp; RF).</p> New Company Gives Wi-Fi a Makeover <div class="node-body blog-body">Ignition Design Labs is determined to improve the Wi-Fi experience. Its gameplan for doing so involves revolutionizing the Wi-Fi router.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Services Systems Filtering Noise Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:06:00 +0000 40291 at