5G EDITORIAL & GUEST OPINIONS

  • 3 Common Pitfalls Of 802.11ax DVT (That Test Developers Should Avoid)
    3 Common Pitfalls Of 802.11ax DVT (That Test Developers Should Avoid)

    The transition from previous 802.11 standards, such as 802.11n and 802.11ac, to 802.11ax adds several new technologies and performance requirements that need to be fully tested. However, there are a number of challenges in designing these test scenarios.

  • Loose Lips Sink Gifts And Spaceships
    Loose Lips Sink Gifts And Spaceships

    Whether it’s a matter of national security or commercial success, a space plane or a sensor, brilliant people regularly refrain from trumpeting their astounding scientific achievements. It's not always easy or popular, but it's necessary, and I tip my hat top you, secret-keepers.

  • 5G New Radio Architecture And Challenges
    5G New Radio Architecture And Challenges

    NR is billed as a more capable air interface, and will need to operate in both the frequencies below 6 GHz and above 24 GHz (mmWave) with a frame structure supporting both TDD and FDD, as well as operate in both licensed and unlicensed spectrum.

  • Who Really Benefits From Spectrum Auctions?
    Who Really Benefits From Spectrum Auctions?

    How much do the FCC’s RF spectrum auctions foster competition, benefit consumers, or spur development of new components and technologies?

  • Satellite M2M, The IoT, And The Public Sector
    Satellite M2M, The IoT, And The Public Sector

    As machine-to-machine and Internet of Things technologies grow congruent with daily life, satellite-based IoT is increasingly relevant to the mix. Given that IoT devices are primarily used to eliminate the need for human interface, as well as provide real-time automated monitoring and control across distances, it’s often essential to enable its functioning in remote regions that lie outside the range of terrestrial network coverage.

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5G NEWS FEATURES

FCC Wants To Streamline Rules To Spur 5G Small Cell Deployment
FCC Wants To Streamline Rules To Spur 5G Small Cell Deployment

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to relax existing rules governing the deployment of small cells needed to run upcoming 5G networks across the United States.

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5G NEWS

  • CCS 60GHz mmWave Metnet Delivering 5G Wireless Backhaul For UK’s Smart Tourism Project
    CCS 60GHz mmWave Metnet Delivering 5G Wireless Backhaul For UK’s Smart Tourism Project

    Cambridge Communication Systems (CCS) Limited is delighted to announce that its innovative Metnet technology is providing superfast wireless backhaul for the 5G Smart Tourism testbed to be delivered in Bath and Bristol.

  • Bristol And Watershed To Host UK's First Public Trials On New 5G Testbed
    Bristol And Watershed To Host UK's First Public Trials On New 5G Testbed

    The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab; Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West, and We The Curious, the Bristol-based science centre, hosted the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase in mid-March.

  • Ethertronics Unveils 5G Millimeter Wave Test Services And Chamber

    Mobile World Congress – Ethertronics, the leader in high performance antenna system solutions, today announced the industry’s first cost-effective 5G test services and test chamber to address the complex test and verification challenges for 5G millimeter wave devices.

  • Samsung Unveils 5G FWA Commercial Solutions At MWC 2018

    Samsung Electronics will spotlight its end-to-end 5G commercial solutions at MWC 2018, unveiling new possibilities for the future of mobile communications. The demonstrations, planned to take place during the event at the Samsung Networks booth, will leverage the 5G solutions to showcase unexplored service opportunities and business cases.

  • Anokiwave Introduces IC Supporting 3GPP-Compliant mmW 5G Equipment

    Anokiwave recently announced the first product in a new family of second generation 5G Silicon Quad Core ICs that enable 3GPP compliant base stations with the worldwide release of the 39 GHz AWMF-0156 IC.

  • Researchers Take Terahertz Data Links Around The Bend
    Researchers Take Terahertz Data Links Around The Bend

    An off-the-wall new study by Brown University researchers shows that terahertz frequency data links can bounce around a room without dropping too much data. The results are good news for the feasibility of future terahertz wireless data networks, which have the potential to carry many times more data than current networks.

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5G VIDEOS

Demystifying 5G – V5GTF Crest Factor Reduction (CFR) - A Simple Way Out? Demystifying 5G – V5GTF Crest Factor Reduction (CFR) - A Simple Way Out?

High peak-to-average power ratios (PAPRs) are not beneficial as they challenge the non-linear power amplifier operation close to compression in order to reach maximum efficiency. Possible solutions for include crest factor reductions (CFR), such as clipping high signal peaks. This video demonstrates a simple technique to clip any waveform, including the Verizon Wireless 5GTF signal, with the use of software tools for signal generation and analysis.

5G – Why It Is Massively Awesome 5G – Why It Is Massively Awesome

5G – The ultra-reliable technology that increases connection speed everywhere! 5G makes use of technologies originally used for defense, like millimeter waves, massive MIMO and beamforming to fulfill the promise of universal connectivity.

5G In Five Minutes 5G In Five Minutes

What exactly will 5G networks do for you? Skyworks invites you to watch the first video in a series where Skyworks’ CTO, Peter Gammel, uses an analogy to explain the critical components for 5G and their importance in the evolution of 5G technologies.

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5G PRODUCTS

20 GHz High-Performance Spectrum Analyzer: SM200A 20 GHz High-Performance Spectrum Analyzer: SM200A

Signal Hound introduces the new SM200A 20 GHz RF spectrum analyzer and monitoring receiver designed for applications ranging from IoT and 5G cellular, to military, aerospace, spectrum management, automotive, and radar. This instrument is optimized to lower the cost of entry to high-end spectrum analysis while delivering the high performance required for the most demanding environments.

Empowering The 5G Revolution: Sky5 Empowering The 5G Revolution: Sky5

Sky5 is a suite of solutions designed to support 5G wireless communications and enable a multitude of new and previously unimagined applications across mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. 

Follow The Magic Follow The Magic

Beyond Smartphones to Smart Everything

5G is more than low-band front-end modules and switches. Qorvo has all the core RF technologies to fully address and enable 5G — from wireless infrastructure to mobile devices to Gallium Nitride (GaN) technologies to make them happen. Qorvo partners with carriers and standards bodies to bring the vision to life.

40 GHz Matrix Switch For SATCOM And Wireless 5G Signal Routing 40 GHz Matrix Switch For SATCOM And Wireless 5G Signal Routing

The JFW Model 50MS-367 is a 4 X 4 blocking matrix switch designed to operate in the DC-40 GHz frequency range, and is ideally suited for SATCOM and wireless 5G signal routing applications. 

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5G WHITE PAPERS, APPLICATION NOTES, CASE STUDIES, & BROCHURES

  • The Road To 5G

    While some of the challenges that lie ahead to meet the 5G requirements may still seem daunting, simulation can already be used today to develop understanding and explore innovative solutions. FEKO offers comprehensive solutions for device and base station antenna design, while WinProp will determine the requirements for successful network deployment.

  • 5G Or .11ax?
    5G Or .11ax?

    Why are names like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and LTE more well-known than 5G or Zigbee when they all play a huge role in our daily lives? Both 5G and Wi-Fi have very particular characteristics that will be beneficial for connecting devices to the internet. This white paper offers a different perspective on the “battle” between these two types of technology, and how to leverage each to exploit the most advantages.

  • The Road To 5G Is Paved With Fiber
    The Road To 5G Is Paved With Fiber

    The most demanding ­5G applications will require fiber for each small cell, but the exact fiber cable requirements for each deployment will differ based on local geography and expected demand. This paper discusses the use of fiber in 5G technologies, as well as how to calculate the amount of fiber needed for 5G in metropolitan areas.

  • Conducted And Over The Air Antenna Array Testing – The Way To 5G

    5G networks need to be designed to offer more capacity and flexibility while lowering overall systems operation expenses. This paper discusses various test solutions that can address current and future requirements for antenna verification, including conducted and over-the-air test methods.

  • Utilizing VSS Test Benches For Verizon 5G Technical Forum Downlink System

    Proposals for next-gen 5G waveforms are converging towards using cyclic-prefix orthagonal frequency division multiplexing (CP-OFDM) for 5G New Radio (NR). CP-OFDM is used by LTE and ranks best on compatibility with multi-antenna technologies, high spectral efficiency, and low implementation complexity. 

  • 5G Fixed Wireless Radio Validation Case Study

    Anritsu recently hosted a major network equipment manufacturer (NEM) at our factory in Morgan Hill, CA USA to perform some early validation of their 28 GHz 5G radios. The application is to use radios for 5G fixed wireless access to compete with fiber to the home. The NEM required the use of the Anritsu Spectrum Master™ MS2720T spectrum analyzer to test the performance of these next-generation 28 GHz 5G radios in a coverage mapping exercise. The spectrum analyzer was used to measure key parameters of the NEM prototype radio in a variety of real-world environments.

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