Nokia going for 5G share at expense of margin

Nokia will sacrifice margin for 5G market share, says CEO Pekka Lundmark (pictured). "Customers are using a best-of-breed approach to build these networks, selecting network elements from multiple individual vendors who [...]

2020-12-16T13:00:13+01:00December 16th, 2020|Sector news|

Radio design for O-RAN

Marvell and ADI have announced a 4G/5G radio unit (RU) design that supports high antenna counts and multi-gigabit per second throughput for both integrated RAN and Open RAN deployments. Leveraging the companies' [...]

2020-12-15T12:00:27+01:00December 15th, 2020|Sector news|

Keysight addresses 800G next-gen data centre technologies

Keysight Technologies has announced 800G test solutions for validating electrical and optical interfaces, supporting development of next generation data centre technologies. In the context of data-hungry applications - such as video [...]

2020-12-12T21:00:29+01:00December 12th, 2020|Sector news|

Marvell launches O-RAN platform

Marvell has introduced its 5G O-RAN portfolio with a virtualized radio access network (vRAN) platform. With Open Ran Alliance compliance, Marvell's O-RAN platform solution brings established, leading-edge DPU and connectivity technology [...]

2020-12-10T12:00:25+01:00December 10th, 2020|Sector news|

Q4 Foundry Revenues Up 18% Y-o-Y

Q4 has seen an 18% y-o-y hike in top ten foundry revenues to $21.7 billion driven by fully loaded fabs, a hike in prices and tight supplies of raw wafers, reports [...]

2020-12-09T02:00:23+01:00December 9th, 2020|Sector news|

Q3 smartphones up 20% q-o-q

Q3 smartphone shipments rose 20% q-o-q to 336 million units, says TrendForce. Q4=production is estimated to reach 351 million units, showing a QoQ increase of 4%. Samsung and Xiaomi were the [...]

2020-12-02T19:00:25+01:00December 2nd, 2020|Smartphone brands|

NEC gears up to bring O-RAN to UK

NEC's next CEO Takayuki Morita, who takes over in April 2021, has said he is looking to  increase overseas sales from 25% of revenues to over 50% on the back of [...]

2020-12-01T17:02:22+01:00December 1st, 2020|Sector news|

Harwell to host 5G/satellite engineering hub

An engineering hub for 5G and satellite technologies is to be built by the IT and business consultancy CGI at the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire. The hub is backed by over [...]

2020-11-28T02:02:23+01:00November 28th, 2020|Sector news|

China to spend $165bn on 5G

China plans to spend $165 billion on 5G, according to Xu Ziyang (pictured)  CEO of  switchgear vendor ZTE. That amount would be 50% more than China spent on 4G, said Xu. [...]

2020-11-25T21:00:20+01:00November 25th, 2020|Sector news|
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