Materials, tech, and deployment considerations to make mMIMO more sustainable
The downside to 5G Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (mMIMO) is the increased power requirements of the technology compared to previous generations of Radio Access Technology (RAT).
3G ending: an obituary for the first mobile broadband network
3G, the once revolutionary network that ushered in a new era of mobile connectivity usage, is coming to a close. As telecoms companies across major economies begin shutting down their 3G coverage, with the US, India and China having now largely completed their process, and two of the UK's 'Big Four' mobile service pledging to end its coverage in the UK by 2023, the network enters its twilight years.
DOCOMO trials transmissive metasurface on windows to improve connectivity
NTT DOCOMO has announced that it has succeeded in what it believes to be the world's first trial of redirecting millimetre-band 28 GHz radio waves coming from inside a building to the foot of the building outdoors by bending the radio waves with a film-shaped transmissive metasurface attached to a window surface. The trial was conducted from October to November 2022 at their R&D Centre in Yokosuka, Japan, aiming at the realisation of advanced...
Benchmarker 3 to drive network benchmarking evolution
The end-user quality of experience (QoE) of a mobile network is one the main factors influencing customer churn and has a direct impact on the business of mobile network operators (MNOs).
Embedded world 2023: PEAK-System reveals new I/O products with CAN FD connection
At this year's embedded world, the German vendor PEAK-System presents I/O products with CAN FD connection.
Anritsu’s participation in O-RAN global PlugFest fall 2022
Anritsu contributes to the construction of secure mobile networks via real network test scenarios.
Rohde & Schwarz showcases mobile test solutions at MWC Barcelona 2023
Rohde & Schwarz brings insight in wireless communications testing and understanding of the entire mobile ecosystem to life at the Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona. Under the motto “Test. Measure. Innovate.” the company will present its exciting and innovative portfolio of mobile and wireless communications testing solutions.
Compact UHF transmitter and receiver
Circuit Design, supplier of low power radio modules, announces the release of 869 MHz models of the compact UHF transmitter (CDP-TX-07MP) and receiver (CDP-RX-07MP).
Are we on track for a full fibre future?
As part of the Government’s commitment to ‘levelling up’, full fibre broadband is being rolled out to millions of homes and businesses across the UK.
UK Space Agency announces £50m for satellite comms
The UK Space Agency has announced £50 million of funding for ambitious and innovative projects that will supercharge the UK’s satellite communications industry.