Mobile telecommunications

VirnetX Submits Agreed Bill of Costs and Prejudgement Interest of $75.7 Million in Apple Suit

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:37pm

With the addition of these costs and prejudgement interest, the final judgment in VirnetX's favor for Apple infringing devices sold in the U.S. now totals $578,550,610.

Key Points: 
  • With the addition of these costs and prejudgement interest, the final judgment in VirnetX's favor for Apple infringing devices sold in the U.S. now totals $578,550,610.
  • Post-trial interest, supplemental damages and the total amount of the $0.84 ongoing royalty per infringing Apple device have yet to be determined.
  • On March 13, 2020, VirnetX was paid a $454,033,859 judgment in a separate case against Apple.
  • VirnetX Holding Corporation is an Internet security software and technology company with patented technology for secure communications including 4G LTE and 5G security.

2020-2021 Phone Depreciation Report: BankMyCell Shows Which Phones Burn Consumers Cash

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:45pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Through 2020-2021, cell phone trade-in site BankMyCell tracked 310 device resale values from multiple vendors, hourly.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Through 2020-2021, cell phone trade-in site BankMyCell tracked 310 device resale values from multiple vendors, hourly.
  • On average, Android devices with launch prices of $350 or under lose half their trade-in value in just one year.
  • In 2020, the average trade-in depreciation of all Google Pixel phones was -38.46% across all models and storage sizes.
  • We tracked 310 phone's depreciation across nine popular phone brands to see which lost the most in 2020.

CellBounce, a Division of ADT, Uses SiTime MEMS Timing in Cellular Bridge Solution for Home Security

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:05pm

SiTime Corporation (NASDAQ: SITM), a market leader in MEMS timing, today announced that CellBounce, a division of ADT, has chosen the SiTime Elite Platform Super-TCXO for its 3G-to-4G conversion solution that is certified for use on the AT&T 4G cellular network.

Key Points: 
  • SiTime Corporation (NASDAQ: SITM), a market leader in MEMS timing, today announced that CellBounce, a division of ADT, has chosen the SiTime Elite Platform Super-TCXO for its 3G-to-4G conversion solution that is certified for use on the AT&T 4G cellular network.
  • Our proprietary 3G-to-4G bridge solution requires very stable timing over its operating life, said Jay Robertson, senior vice president of product at ADT.
  • SiTime provides the right timing performance required by our solutions.
  • SiTime MEMS-based Elite Super-TCXOs achieve an all-inclusive 250 ppb frequency stability over ten years, which is 10x better than existing solutions.

Global Communications Test and Measurement Market Report 2020: 5G Network Deployment Catalyzes the Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:01pm

The "5G Network Deployment Catalyzes the Global Communications Test and Measurement Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "5G Network Deployment Catalyzes the Global Communications Test and Measurement Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Network operators have instead used radio frequency (RF) planning solutions with active network testing to efficiently deploy 5G networks.
  • This global study of the communications test and measurement market takes into account revenue generated from 4 key regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World.
  • Revenue Forecast Analysis by Region, Communications Test and Measurement Market
    Revenue Forecast By End User, Communications Test and Measurement Market
    Revenue Forecast Analysis by End User, Communications Test and Measurement Market
    Revenue Forecast Analysis by Application, Communications Test and Measurement Market

ClearComm Technologies' Multiband Combiner Connects 5G Networks

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

The new CCFA-866 series of multiband combiners enables the deployment of commercial wireless networks in both licensed and un-licensed mid-band spectrum.

Key Points: 
  • The new CCFA-866 series of multiband combiners enables the deployment of commercial wireless networks in both licensed and un-licensed mid-band spectrum.
  • Mid-band is the most sought out spectrum by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) as it is ideal for the deployment of 5G technologies.
  • With ClearComm Technologies solutions, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), systems integrators, neutral host providers will be able to improve the coverage and capacity required to meet their customer demand.
  • CCFA-866 offers low-loss combining of multiple LTE or 5G technologies band; typical applications would include high traffic environments like stadiums, bridges, subway tunnels and high-rise buildings.

CTS Acquires ClearSky Technologies to Create a Comprehensive Offering of In-building Wireless Solutions and Private LTE and 5G Managed Services

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:00am

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Communication Technology Services, a U.S. provider of in-building and campus wireless solutions, has acquired ClearSky Technologies, based out of Orlando, Florida.

Key Points: 
  • MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Communication Technology Services, a U.S. provider of in-building and campus wireless solutions, has acquired ClearSky Technologies, based out of Orlando, Florida.
  • ClearSky offers an array of innovative managed services that enable the planning, deploying, and managing of wireless communications and was an early entrant into the private wireless network space with a number of deployments in industries such as warehousing and hospitality.
  • The acquisition provides Communication Technology Services a strong foundation of network solutions and expertise that is critical to the successful deployment of private LTE and 5G networks.
  • ClearSky's unique managed service solutions coupled with CTS' world class wireless network design and construction capabilities makes it possible for CTS to bring both public and private wireless services into any building in the U.S.
    "The ClearSky team is very excited to join the CTS family.

Digital Locations to Benefit from FCC Rule Update that Will Ease Deployment of 5G Small Cell Towers

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:01am

Currently there are large groups of Americans throughout the country who cannot benefit from 5G and enhanced wireless technology due to legacy rules and regulations regarding locations of 5G antennas, said Bill Beifuss, President of Digital Locations.

Key Points: 
  • Currently there are large groups of Americans throughout the country who cannot benefit from 5G and enhanced wireless technology due to legacy rules and regulations regarding locations of 5G antennas, said Bill Beifuss, President of Digital Locations.
  • 5G wireless technology can provide that and 5G small cell networks are essential parts of the high speed, low latency solution.
  • It is estimated that more than 1 million new 5G cell towers must be added in the United States alone.
  • To rapidly enter the market, Digital Locations plans to partner or co-develop a portfolio of cell tower sites to help meet the demands of 5G networks.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China Researcher Tackles 5G Connectivity Challenge

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:32am

Dr Chiew-Foong Kwong, a mobile communications expert from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), recently developed an intelligent handover decision scheme for 5G network, offering a promising solution to fix its connectivity challenge.

Key Points: 
  • Dr Chiew-Foong Kwong, a mobile communications expert from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), recently developed an intelligent handover decision scheme for 5G network, offering a promising solution to fix its connectivity challenge.
  • The breakthrough technology of 5G depicts a future where every device is connected and can talk to one another in a seamless fashion.
  • However according to Dr Kwong, one of the challenges in reaching the latency goal is to have an efficient handover algorithm.
  • The conventional handover decision mechanism designed during the 4G era doesnt work very well for 5G.

Telit FN980 and FN980m Modules are the First Certified for Use on Verizon's 5G Ultra Wideband and Nationwide Networks

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Verizon certified the FN980 and FN980m 5G modules for use on its 5G Ultra Wideband and 5G Nationwide networks.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Verizon certified the FN980 and FN980m 5G modules for use on its 5G Ultra Wideband and 5G Nationwide networks.
  • "Telit modules enable the IoT end users to harness the full power of 5G on Verizon's 5G Ultra Wideband and 5G Nationwide networks."
  • "As 5G commercialization continues to accelerate, we are proud to collaborate with industry leaders like Telit to expand 5G IoT into new use cases.
  • Telit, Telit OneEdge and all associated logos are trademarks of Telit Communications PLC in the United States and other countries.

Renesas Expands RF Portfolio to Cover Complete Signal Chain for Macro Base Stations

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today strengthened its industry-leading RF portfolio for traditional macro base transceiver stations (BTS) with four new high-reliability, high-performance devices, offering customers access to a complete RF signal chain solution.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today strengthened its industry-leading RF portfolio for traditional macro base transceiver stations (BTS) with four new high-reliability, high-performance devices, offering customers access to a complete RF signal chain solution.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210120005205/en/
    Industry-leading RF solutions for Macro BTS (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The expanded RF lineup delivers the high performance, high reliability, flexibility, and smaller form factor demanded by 5G Macro BTS systems.
  • As the 5G transition picks up speed, we have upgraded our Macro BTS portfolio of receive and transmit chain components with higher performance and higher integration, said Naveen Yanduru, Vice President of RF Communications, Industrial and Communications Business Division at Renesas.
  • Macro BTS customers can combine these new devices with the recently released F1490 high-gain RF amplifier and highly integrated F0443 RX VGA for complete RF signal chain solutions.