Commercial http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6694/more en Qualcomm Acquires Small-Cell Specialist http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist <div class="node-body article-body">To increase capacity and coverage in mobile networks, most operators are beginning to implement small cells and heterogeneous networks (HetNets). To better support these efforts, Qualcomm, Inc. (<a href="http://www.qualcomm.com" title="www.qualcomm.com">www.qualcomm.com</a>) has acquired DesignArt Networks </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist#comments Commercial Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:54:00 +0000 10521 at http://mwrf.com Qualcomm Acquires Small-Cell Specialist http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist-0 <div class="node-body article-body">To increase capacity and coverage in mobile networks, most operators are beginning to implement small cells and heterogeneous networks (HetNets). To better support these efforts, Qualcomm, Inc. (<a href="http://www.qualcomm.com" title="www.qualcomm.com">www.qualcomm.com</a>) has acquired DesignArt Networks </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/qualcomm-acquires-small-cell-specialist-0#comments Commercial Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:54:00 +0000 10531 at http://mwrf.com Watchdog Group Pushes For Carriers To Disclose Data Speed http://mwrf.com/commercial/watchdog-group-pushes-carriers-disclose-data-speed <div class="node-body article-body">Today, ads for the latest fourth-generation (4G) networks and products are everywhere. According to Consumer Watchdog (<a href="http://www.consumerwatchdog.org" title="www.consumerwatchdog.org">www.consumerwatchdog.org</a>), however, technical speed standards for “4G” mobile technology are universally ignored by US cell-phone companies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/watchdog-group-pushes-carriers-disclose-data-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/watchdog-group-pushes-carriers-disclose-data-speed#comments Commercial News Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:51:00 +0000 10511 at http://mwrf.com China Explores Small Cells’ Potential http://mwrf.com/commercial/china-explores-small-cells-potential <div class="node-body article-body">As China Mobile continues to roll out TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE networks, it faces some of the same coverage gaps encountered elsewhere in the world: spotty indoor coverage, insufficient capacity for crowded public places, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/china-explores-small-cells-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/china-explores-small-cells-potential#comments Commercial News Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:45:00 +0000 10501 at http://mwrf.com <p> Pictured are Naser Adas, Mindspeed&rsquo;s Vice President and General Manager, Wireless (left), and Bill Huang, Director of CMCC Beijing Research (right), after signing the MOU at China&rsquo;s Nanocell Round Table Forum.</p> Spectrum-Shortage Outlook Is Grim http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim <div class="node-body article-body">According to CTIA-The Wireless Association (<a href="http://www.ctia.org" title="www.ctia.org">www.ctia.org</a>), the US government controls 409.5 MHz of spectrum for commercial wireless services—although not all of that bandwidth is at ideal frequencies. The frequency range best suited for high-speed, commercial wireless-broadband services is between 400 MHz and 3 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim#comments Commercial News Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:37:00 +0000 10481 at http://mwrf.com Spectrum-Shortage Outlook Is Grim http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim-0 <div class="node-body article-body">According to CTIA-The Wireless Association (<a href="http://www.ctia.org" title="www.ctia.org">www.ctia.org</a>), the US government controls 409.5 MHz of spectrum for commercial wireless services—although not all of that bandwidth is at ideal frequencies. The frequency range best suited for high-speed, commercial wireless-broadband services is between 400 MHz and 3 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/spectrum-shortage-outlook-grim-0#comments Commercial News Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:37:00 +0000 10491 at http://mwrf.com Seed-Sized Antenna Paves Way For Millimeter-Wave Manufacturing http://mwrf.com/commercial/seed-sized-antenna-paves-way-millimeter-wave-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">To enable the next size and cost leap for communications systems, researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research’s (A*STAR’s) Institute of Microelectronics (IME) have developed a compact, silicon-based cavity-backed slot (CBS) antenna. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/seed-sized-antenna-paves-way-millimeter-wave-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/seed-sized-antenna-paves-way-millimeter-wave-manufacturing#comments Commercial Passive components Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:32:00 +0000 10471 at http://mwrf.com <p> Eying emerging millimeter-wave market opportunities, researchers have produced a CBS antenna working at 135 GHz as well as a 3D architecture.</p> Make Sense Of Sensing http://mwrf.com/commercial/make-sense-sensing <div class="node-body article-body">When emerging opportunities in the microwave and general electronics market are brought up, sensing is often mentioned. Already, touchscreens and accelerometers have seen vastly increased adoption in mobile phones. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/make-sense-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/make-sense-sensing#comments Commercial Semiconductor Automotive Industrial Medical Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:03:00 +0000 10391 at http://mwrf.com Software Speeds PA Design http://mwrf.com/commercial/software-speeds-pa-design <div class="node-body article-body">In RF and microwave engineering, the design and development of power amplifiers (PAs) is something of a black art. In addition to years of focused engineering experience, it demands a suitable collection of test and measurement equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/software-speeds-pa-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/software-speeds-pa-design#comments Commercial Active components Software Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:58:00 +0000 10381 at http://mwrf.com Push-Push VCO Fulfills 60-GHz Transceiver http://mwrf.com/commercial/push-push-vco-fulfills-60-ghz-transceiver <div class="node-body article-body">IEEE Task Group 802.15.3c provides allocation for four bands—each with a bandwidth of 2160 MHz. To prevent an image signal or local-oscillator-1 (LO1) leakage signal from being transmitted in the RF bands—and to enable an image-rejection filter to operate around 60 GHz—a sliding intermediate-frequency (IF) range was chosen for the standard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/push-push-vco-fulfills-60-ghz-transceiver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/push-push-vco-fulfills-60-ghz-transceiver#comments Commercial Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:35:00 +0000 10371 at http://mwrf.com