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Foundries to grow 19% this year

The pure play foundry market is on pace to expand by 19% this year, after declining 1% in 2019 (Figure 1), says IC Insights. The market is being driven by demand for application processors [...]

2020-09-23T18:00:25+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Sector news|

Ericsson buys Cradlepoint

Ericsson is to buy Cradlepoint, the US Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise specialist, in a deal with an enterprise value of $1.1 billion. The investment  is aimed at increasing market [...]

2020-09-19T02:02:14+00:00September 19th, 2020|Sector news|

Xilinx announces O-RAN accelerator card

Xilinx has announced the T1 Telco Accelerator Card for O-RAN distributed units (O-DUs) and virtual baseband units (vBBUs) in 5G networks. Built using the same Xilinx silicon and IP already being [...]

2020-09-16T18:02:14+00:00September 16th, 2020|Sector news|

Huawei phones to have made-in-China OS

Huawei says its mobile phones will have the HarmonyOS instead of Android next year, reports the Nikkei. "We are going to release all the development kits for smartphones this December," says [...]

2020-09-12T14:02:12+00:00September 12th, 2020|Sector news|

SK Telecom, Samsung, Intel and HPE combine on 5G NFV

SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Intel have signed an MOU for cooperation in the commercialisation of an evolved 5G network functions virtualisation (NFV) platform.   Under the MOU, the [...]

2020-09-10T17:02:27+00:00September 10th, 2020|Sector news|

EE leads 5G

EE is leading the deployment of  5G with consistently fast speeds and the highest 5G availability, says RootMetrics, while London is the first UK city where consumers can experience 5G at scale. [...]

2020-09-08T21:00:21+00:00September 8th, 2020|Sector news|

MediaTek sampling 5G CPE chipset

MediaTek is sampling its T750 5G chipset for 5G consumer premise ((CPE) applications like fixed wireless access routers (FWA) and mobile hotspots, to bring 5G connectivity into homes, businesses and anyone on the [...]

2020-09-04T23:00:16+00:00September 4th, 2020|Sector news|

Viavi delivers O-RAN test gear to China Mobile

Viavi Solutions has delivered 5G O-RAN fronthaul and optical transport test solutions to China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), the research division of the world's largest mobile operator, China Mobile.  As 5G [...]

2020-09-03T08:00:13+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Sector news|

Nokia launching professional 5G training and certification

Nokia is launching professional level certifications to train and certify industry professionals on end-to-end 5G networks, from network access to application management.  The Nokia Bell Labs End-to-End 5G Networking Certification program [...]

2020-09-02T20:02:12+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Sector news|