5G

First Single-Chip Network Synchronisation Solution Provides Ultra Precise Timing for 5G Radio Access Equipment

5G technology requires time sources to be synchronised throughout a packet-switched network ten times more accurately than 4G requirements. Microchip Technology Inc. now makes it possible to achieve 5G performance with the first single-chip, highly integrated, low-power, multi-channel integrated circuit (IC) coupled with the company’s widely adopted and reliable IEEE 1588 …

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Anritsu and Samsung Extend Collaboration to Deliver Latest 5G Release 16 Technology

Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that it has successfully verified a number of key 3GPP Release 16 features using its Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A in combination with Samsung Electronics’ System LSI Business latest 5G Exynos Modem. 5G NR Release 16 greatly expands the reach of 5G to realise …

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Anritsu Secures Two Contracts with Tier-1 Operators for 5G SA Service Assurance

Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce it has won contracts for Service Assurance on 5G SA (standalone) networks from two Tier-1 operators. These world-renowned CSPs are leading the market on vision and execution, aiming to be the first to offer their subscribers and business customers a fully-cloudified 5G SA experience. …

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Spirent Helps Jio Platforms Validate Cloud-Native 5G Core Network

Spirent Communications plc, a provider of test, assurance, and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, announced a collaboration with Jio Platforms Limited to validate its cloud-native 5G standalone (SA) core network for real-world workloads and traffic conditions using Spirent Landslide. Jio Platforms, the technology division of Reliance Industries, delivers …

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Microchip Simplifies Deployment of Wi-Fi 6 Access Points and Small Cell Nodes with First Multiport, Multigigabit PoE Injector

Organisations can only deploy today’s Wi-Fi 6 access points (APs) and 5G small cell access nodes where AC power is available or if their switch can deliver both power and data to them as required. Microchip Technology Inc. has created a more flexible and cost-effective alternative with the first multiport Power …

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Spirent Collaborates with AWS to Deliver Automated 5G Network Testing

Spirent Communications plc announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring automated 5G testing capabilities to communications service providers (CSPs) building 5G networks on AWS. Spirent’s market-first Landslide 5GC Automation Package is designed to help carriers to rapidly deploy 5G networks on AWS, significantly reducing operational costs, time, …

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Rohde & Schwarz and HEAD acoustics demonstrate test solution for 5G voice over NR (VoNR) voice service

The test solution from Rohde & Schwarz is based on the tried and tested R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester for 2G/3G/LTE and WLAN. The test scope for 5G NR can be upgraded with the R&S CMX500 radio communication tester, allowing 5G NR devices to be tested in both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) …

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Rohde & Schwarz updates R&S PWC200 to provide even more accuracy in 5G FR1 base station OTA testing

The level of integration of 5G base stations in the FR1 frequency range is increasing, as a new generation of base stations, designated the 1-O type, is becoming more and more common. The 1-O type base stations operate at FR1 frequency range and they have antenna arrays with integrated transceivers, …

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New GPS/GNSS module gives 1cm, 0.2 degree positioning accuracy in the world’s smallest package

The growth in industrial automation and 5G has led many industries to demand increasingly accurate positioning data. Centimetre level high-precision positioning is needed within unmanned mobile vehicles, bridge/dam/hillside/building structure monitoring, drone aerial photography/logistics/artistic performance, handheld/wearable devices, precision agriculture, shared movement/tracking management and more. To address this need, LOCOSYS Technology Inc, …

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Nanusens will soon be shipping evaluation samples of RF DTCs that open up the power efficient use of higher 5G bands

The pioneer of MEMS-within-CMOS™, Nanusens, will be shipping evaluation samples of its new product line, RF Digital Tunable Capacitors (DTCs), in Q2 2021. These solve the problem of current 5G antenna solutions that become increasingly power hungry in the higher 5G bands. The key is the very high Q factor …

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