5G MicroCore to support private enterprise networks
Enea has launched the new Enea 5G MicroCore, for enterprises using private 5G networks to support smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 initiatives. Developed for a minimal footprint, Enea designed its 5G MicroCore based on the company’s award-winning 5G Core solutions that have been deployed by some of the world’s largest tier 1 operators. There are multiple trials taking place in Asia for Enea’s 5G MicroCore.
Gateway starter kit jump-starts IoT projects
Thales and Taoglas are helping to jump-start IoT projects by combining their products into an easy-to-use Cinterion IoT gateway starter kit.
Qualcomm reference design extends 30W wireless charging to smartphones
Renesas Electronics has expanded its ongoing work with Qualcomm Technologies, to include 30W wireless charging capabilities for mid-range smartphones powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G Mobile Platform. This is the second high power wireless charging smartphone reference design collaboration for the two companies.
NEC and Cisco partner to advance 5G IP transport networks
NEC and Cisco have announced they have entered a Global System Integrator Agreement (GSIA) to expand their partnership for accelerating the deployment of innovative 5G IP transport network solutions worldwide.
M80 5G modem with FR1+FR2 dual connectivity
Anritsu has announced that its Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A successfully achieved a downlink (DL) throughput over 7 Gbps using FR1+FR2 Dual Connectivity (DC) technology and 256QAM modulation in 5G Standalone (SA) mode in conjunction with MediaTek’s latest M80 5G modem.
5G communication module with C-V2X features
Alps Alpine has developed the UMNZ1 Series 5G NR Module for automotive use. Sample shipments began in March with aims to accelerate social implementation of 5G solutions for automobiles. Fifth generation (5G) mobile communications technology featuring ultra-fast speeds, ultra-low latency and mass connectivity has a vital role to play within communications infrastructure of future society.
5G protocol stack selected for small cell research
Wireless Telecom Group has announced that the 5G protocol stack (SmallCellSTACK-5G) software from its CommAgility brand, was selected during the quarter ending December 31st, 2020, by a large US-based university research center, and is now being used to successfully accelerate development of technology related to 5G small cells.
Complete radio platform for 5G O-RAN ecosystem
Analog Devices has announced an ASIC-based radio platform for O-RAN compliant 5G radio units that is designed to shorten time to market and meet the evolving needs of 5G networks. The O-RAN ecosystem uses open standards to disaggregate the traditional network and allow greater flexibility and additional features across carrier networks.
GateHouse SatCom gets funding for future 5G network
The European Space Agency and the Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science have acknowledged GateHouse SatCom. They have granted funding to develop software for coming Narrow Band IoT network based in space, offering 5G connectivity in regions with limited coverage. GateHouse SatCom already has the first few customers within the nanosatellite and telecommunications sector.
Renesas expands communication timing portfolio for 4G/5G Radio
Renesas Electronics has expanded its communication timing portfolio with three new low phase noise, high frequency RF timing solutions for 4G and 5G radio, and two new combinations to address the need for full signal chain solutions. The new 8V19N850 radio synchroniser and 8V19N880, 8V19N882 JESD204B/C clock jitter attenuators deliver ITU-T compliant network clock synchronisation, phase noise, and high clock frequency.