|12/17/09||Luxul Wireless Teams With D-LINK to Deliver FCC Certified Wi-Fi Systems That Increase Wireless Coverage Area|
Luxul Wireless and D-LINK announced the availability of a series of FCC certified high performance Wi-Fi systems. This new series of FCC certified systems and kits will bundle the D-LINK AirPlus Xtreme G access point, which delivers speeds of up to 108Mbps and includes SNMP management software.
|12/01/09||Luxul Wireless Expands Patented Shock-WAV Signal Booster Family|
Luxul Wireless announced additions to its family of Shock-WAV Wi-Fi Signal Boosters. Indoor and outdoor rated versions of Shock-WAV Signal Boosters are now available for use in licensed 4.9GHz Public Safety wireless network installations, as well as in unlicensed 5GHz WLAN applications. A 2.4GHz indoor version is also now available for use with switches or wireless access points that implement the 802.3af/at Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) standard. These new additions to the Shock-WAV Signal Booster family are available now through the Luxul Wireless worldwide distribution and reseller network.
|10/29/09||ANADIGICS' New 4G Power Amplifier Delivers Superior Performance for Rapidly-Growing Mobile WiMAX Marketplace|
ANADIGICS , Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) launched a new 4G power amplifier (PA) that delivers high output power, exceptional linearity and extremely high efficiency for mobile WiMAX applications in the 2.3-2.7 GHz spectrum. Developed for use in handsets, PC cards/dongles and embedded WiMAX modules, the AWT6264 enables high performance mobile devices that conform to the IEEE802.16e standard and maximizes battery life for mobile WiMAX applications.
|08/26/09||Tektronix Introduces New High-Performance 3Gb/s SDI Waveform Monitors|
Tektronix, Inc. introduced the WFM8200 and WFM8300 advanced waveform monitors, the latest additions to the popular Tektronix waveform monitor lineup. The new high-performance instruments provide high quality, real-time, automated 3Gb/s SDI Eye pattern display and jitter measurements that help broadcasters and network operators effectively diagnose signal problems and help equipment designers and manufacturers reduce time to market of new 3Gb/s SDI products.
|08/20/09||Intersil's New Low-Noise, High-Voltage PicoAmpere Input Precision Operational Amplifiers Deliver Best Bias Current Drift at Lowest Power|
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced the ISL28207 , the first in a family of operational amplifiers built using the company's new proprietary bipolar process technology.
|08/13/09||Intersil's New High-Voltage Precision Operational Amplifier Operates at 20 Percent Lower Noise, Consumes 30 Percent Less Power Than Competing Solutions|
The ISL28127 is a 40V low-noise bipolar precision operational amplifier that operates with 20 percent lower noise and consumes 30 percent less power than competing devices. The device offers outstanding low-frequency voltage noise performance of 3.0volts/sqrtHz @ 10Hz, and excellent DC precision with 70 microV max offset voltage and 10nA max input bias current.
|08/07/09||BATS Industry-First Broadband Wireless Tracking System Delivers 4.5Mbps Between Two Moving Ships at 44Km|
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems, Inc.
(BATS) has successfully demonstrated an
industry-first ship-to-ship wireless broadband communications tracking
system integrating its BTS-2500 units with two wireless broadband radios.
|08/03/09||Intersil to Acquire Quellan, Creator of Q:ACTIVE High Performance Analog Signal Processing Technology|
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced that it has signed
a definitive agreement to acquire Quellan, Inc., a privately held leader in
the design of high performance analog signal processing integrated circuits
(ICs). Quellan's innovative Q:ACTIVE technology delivers unmatched
signal integrity for improved system throughput and density with
dramatically reduced power consumption.
|07/29/09||Mitec Telecom Receives $3 Million Commitment Broadband Wireless Amplifier Technology|
Mitec Telecom Inc. (TSX: MTM),
a leading designer and manufacturer of mobile wireless, fixed wireless,
broadcast and satellite components, announced that it has received
customer commitments for its solid-state power amplifier (SSPA) technology
which will likely amount to almost C$3 million in revenue.
|06/11/09||ANADIGICS' Innovative New WCDMA/HSPA Family of Power Amplifiers Simplify 3G Mobile Device Design|
ANADIGICS , Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) announced the launch of a new family of WCDMA/HSPA power amplifiers (PAs) that incorporate daisy-chainable RF power couplers enabling simplified design of 3G handsets , data cards, modems and other types of UMTS subscriber devices. Leveraging its industry-leading HELP3 technology, ANADIGICS' new integrated power amplifiers deliver both the high output power and linearity required by advanced 3G networks, but with minimal battery current consumption.
|12/19/08||Seamless Optichron DPD Development Tool Suite Covers 700 MHz to 3.7 GHz Broadband Wireless Transmitters|
Optichron, Inc. announced availability of its suite of three integrated
tools, including a common GUI to ease evaluation, development and migration
to production for developers of radio transmitter cards using Optichron
crest factor reduction (CFR) and digital pre-distortion (DPD) solutions.
|11/27/08||Axiom Microdevices Expands Family of GSM/GPRS Power Amplifiers|
Axiom Microdevices, Inc. announced the introduction of the AX508 power amplifier, as the company continues to expand its product offerings to bring the full benefit of CMOS to its customers.
|10/03/08||Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
|06/06/08||Cree Introduces Industry's First GaN HEMT Products for Use in 5 GHz WiMAX Applications|
Cree, Inc (Nasdaq:CREE) announces the sample release of two breakthrough gallium nitride (GaN) HEMT transistors for use in WiMAX applications covering the 4.9 to 5.8GHz frequency band. The new transistors, CGH55015F and CGH55030F, are the first released GaN HEMT WiMAX products specified to operate at up to 5.8 GHz, a performance level that further demonstrates Cree's leadership in GaN technology.
|05/27/08||MtronPTI Introduces WiMAX Cavity Filter Series|
WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a highly advanced telecommunications technology that provides wireless service over long distances. According to Dick Thompson, MtronPTI's VP of Sales and Marketing, WiMAX technology is forecast to contribute as much as $7.7 billion in revenues to the telecommunications industry by 2011. In early May, Sprint and Clearwire agreed to roll-out a nationwide WiMAX Agreement.
|05/20/08||Wi-Tron, Inc. and Cellvine, Ltd. Sign Definitive Merger Agreement|
WI-TRON, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: WTRO), a manufacturer of power amplifiers announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with Cellvine, Ltd., a private Israeli corporation that develops and markets coverage and capacity solutions for the wireless telecommunications industry. The merger will enable the companies to combine their technologies to promote efficient and effective delivery of power amplifiers and coverage systems to the wireless market.
|05/20/08||AireSurf Reduces Low-End Noise on WiFi Booster|
Over the last four months, management of AireSurf Networks Holdings Inc. (CNQ:AIRE) has worked diligently to resolve the low-end noise problem that was delaying the FCC approval of its WiFi Booster.
|05/06/08||Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network|
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
|05/02/08||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.1 Million Contract for Satcom High Power Amplifiers|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $1.1 million contract for high power amplifiers from a leading provider of aviation electronics and communication systems.
|04/08/08||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Contract Awards of $4.0 Million for High Power Amplifiers|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received two contract awards totaling $4.0 million in support of two key U.S. Government defense programs.
|04/01/08||SiGe Semiconductor Reports 2007 Revenues of US $69 Million|
SiGe Semiconductor reported that revenues for 2007 were US $69 million, an increase of 40 percent year-over-year. Sales were fueled by the growing demand for SiGe's radio front-end integrated circuits (ICs) and modules, which enable the next generation of wireless computing, home entertainment and mobile applications.
|03/10/08||ANADIGICS Expands WiMAX Portfolio with New RF Power Amplifier Engineered for 2.3-2.4 GHz Frequency Band|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) announced its new AWM6422 Power Amplifier. By offering the AWM6422, which operates in the 2.3-2.4 GHz frequency band allocated for broadband mobile wireless services, ANADIGICS expands its portfolio of leading edge products for WiMAX and WiBro (Korea) systems. The new AWM6422 is already being integrated into USB Adaptors manufactured for a major Korean telecom company.
|02/06/08||Unity Wireless Wins 900MHz TMA Project in Vietnam|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB: UTYW) announces that it has received a new purchase order of approximately $100,000 for immediate delivery for the company's TMA (Tower Mounted Amplifier) products for a Vietnam wireless operator.
|01/31/08||Axiom Microdevices Shipped More Than 10 Million Power Amplifiers in 2007|
Axiom Microdevices, Inc. announced that it shipped more than 10 million units of its quad-band GPRS CMOS power amplifier (PA) to handset manufacturers during 2007. Cellular handsets containing Axiom Microdevices' product, manufactured by TSMC (NYSE: TSM), are now available to consumers in Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, and Australia.
|01/23/08||New 802.11a/b/g/n Broadband Wireless RF Front-End Modules Providing All the Functionality Required between the Transceiver and the Antenna in Dual-Band Wi-Fi systems|
SiGe Semiconductor, Inc. announced two radio frequency (RF) front- end modules featuring performance that will enable new wireless multimedia services in client access applications including game consoles, desktop and laptop computers, and home access points.
|01/17/08||Ubidyne Announces a Joint Development Agreement with Andrew Wireless Solutions to Develop the Next Generation of Antennas with Integrated Radio Technology|
Ubidyne announced a Joint Development Agreement with Andrew Wireless Solutions to design the next generation of base station antennas with embedded micro-radio technology. Ubidyne's patent pending technology is the first of its kind in the wireless industry enabling a digital distributed architecture comprised of unique algorithms and proprietary ASICs. This technology allows for efficient, standards agnostic wideband transmission and reception, and enables the complete integration of the active RF sub-system in a standard-size, fiber-fed, electronically-steerable, base station antenna.
|12/07/07||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives an Order for $4.9 Million to Supply Additional Over the Horizon Microwave Radio Upgrade Kits to the U.S. Army|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., has received a $4.9 million order for additional AN/TRC-170 modem upgrade kits from a major U.S. contractor under the U. S. Army Common Hardware Software-3 (CHS-3) Contract.
|12/03/07||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $5.6 Million in Orders for High Power Amplifiers|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $5.6 million in orders from a domestic prime contractor to supply broadband, solid state, high power radio signal jamming amplifiers.
|11/15/07||New 802.11g Power Amplifier Brings High-Efficiency WLAN to Power-Sensitive Embedded Applications|
SST Communications announced the latest addition to its high-efficiency line of power amplifiers for WiFi applications. The new 12LP14E power amplifier supports the high-capacity 802.11g wireless standard and features one of the lowest power consumption specifications available on the market today, 90mA at 18 dBm. The 12LP14E power amplifier's low power consumption and small packaging -- a 2mm x 2mm QFN package with a height of only .45mm -- make it a compelling solution for space-and power-constrained portable applications, such as smart phones, PDAs and handheld gaming platforms.
|10/24/07||Radyne's Advanced Over-the-Horizon Troposcatter Antennas and Amplifiers Bounce Broadband Wireless Signals over the Earth's Curvature|
Radyne Corporation (Nasdaq:RADN) announced it received two orders of its advanced high capacity troposcatter modem, the TM-20. One of the orders also included companion amplifiers from its Xicom business unit. The orders for an international Oil and Gas firm and for a United States Government customer have a total value of approximately $800,000.
|10/08/07||Labtech Microwave Launches Series of Microwave Amplifier Components|
One of the UK's leading manufacturers of microwave component technology has launched two ranges of solid state amplifiers in response to growing demand.
|09/28/07||Microsemi Announces New Multichip Power Amplifier for 802.11b/g/n WLAN Front-End Applications|
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC) announced a new space-saving multichip power amplifier for space constrained 2.4GHz WLAN front-end applications. Designated the LX5540, the new device combines an advanced two-stage HBT power amplifier with a fully matched low noise amplifier in an ultra low profile package that's 0.45mm high by 3mm square. Its small integrated packaging saves board space and reduces component count for small form factor, low profile wireless LAN designs targeting mobile applications
|09/26/07||Tech Data U.S. Launches New Broadband Wireless Specialized Business Unit to Assist Computer Reseller Build Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Data Networks|
Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) established its Wireless Specialized Business Unit (SBU). The new SBU will provide sales, technical and product management resources to resellers capitalizing on the demand for indoor and outdoor wireless networking solutions like hotspots for small businesses, corporate campuses, universities and municipalities.
|09/18/07||Renasis Launches 820 mWatt Multifunctional Access Point with WDS Capability for Low Cost Enterprise Installations|
Renasis, LLC. announced the official launch of its SAP36g High Powered Access Point. The top of its class for power, clarity, and stability, the SAP36g multifunctional access point can be configured as a client device, bridge, or WDS plus AP. With a peak output power of 820 mWatts, the SAP36g increases the coverage area fourfold while reducing capital expenditures by 50%. One radio replaces up to four other access points to cut operational and service costs by an additional 30%.
|09/18/07||ANADIGICS Ships 802.11n Power Broadband Wireless Amplifiers to NXP Semiconductor for WLAN Module Solution|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) announced that the company is shipping production volumes of its AWL6951 Wireless LAN(WLAN) power amplifier(PA) module in support of the upcoming 802.11n multi-input, multi-output (MIMO) standard to NXP Semiconductor for their WLAN module solution, MRX2000. The MRX2000, enables higher throughput of rich content for quality-critical applications, allowing for faster, more powerful wireless connectivity between everyday multimedia devices.
|09/06/07||Digi-Key Signs Worldwide Wireless Amplifier Distribution Agreement with RF Micro Devices, Inc.|
Digi-Key Corporation announced that is has entered into a distribution agreement with RF Micro Devices, Inc. RFMD is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications. RFMD's power amplifiers, transmit modules, cellular transceivers and system-on-chip (SoC) solutions enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in current and next generation mobile handsets, cellular base stations, wireless local area networks (WLANs) and global positioning systems (GPSs).
|08/01/07||Wireless Telecom Group Announces the Industry's First Broadband Wireless Cellular/WiFi/WiMAX Diplexer|
Its broad 6 GHz bandwidth, ultra-reliability, and excellent noise performance make it ideal for combining WiMAX, WiFi, and cellular signals for high quality reception throughout building complexes, including the tallest buildings. Adopted by several major infrastructure companies for their in-building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), first orders of the BK-26N have already shipped. The product is now generally available through the company's worldwide distribution network
|07/31/07||ANADIGICS Expands Wireless Broadband U.S. Based Sales Force|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) announced that it is expanding the U.S. based sales force, with the addition of Duane Koonce, David Bennett and Stephen Simon to the ANADIGICS sales organization. As ANADIGICS continues to expand the customer base for its industry-leading line of broadband and wireless products, these three well-established individuals will aid the Company's growth by strategically creating new sale efforts.
|07/17/07||New Report Assesses the Potential Health Risks Posed by Broadband Wireless Technologies|
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report: Wireless Technologies - A Blessing or a Health Hazard to their offering.
|06/26/07||Spectrum Control Net Income Increases 59% from a Year Ago|
Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC) reported results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2007. For the second quarter of fiscal 2007, the Company reported net income of $2.8 million or 21 cents per share (20 cents diluted) on sales of $33.6 million, compared to net income of $1.7 million or 13 cents per share on sales of $31.9 million for the same period last year.
|06/05/07||Freescale LDMOS RF Power Transistors Optimize Performance of Wireless Base Stations Using Doherty Amplifiers|
Freescale Semiconductor today introduced seven LDMOS RF power transistors that deliver exceptional performance and enable WCDMA and CDMA2000 base station transmitters to exploit the full potential of the Doherty amplifier architecture.
|05/29/07||ANADIGICS Expands Wireless and Broadband Sales Efforts in Eastern Canada|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets, today announced Electronic Sales Professionals, Inc. (ESP) as the manufacturer's representative for the Eastern Canadian Region. ESP will represent ANADIGICS' complete line of wireless and broadband products.
|05/11/07||Micronetics Receives a Follow-On Order for WiMAX Power Amplifiers Valued at Approximately $1.2 Million|
Micronetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOIZ) announced today that its
subsidiary Stealth Microwave has booked a follow-on order from a
European customer totaling over $1 million for high performance linear
power amplifiers. The units are used in WiMAX base stations operating
in the licensed 3.5 GHz band. WiMAX built-in QoS (Quality of Service)
is a next generation wireless standard that promises high capacity and
net throughput for future voice, data and video applications.
|05/09/07||Powerwave Technologies Reports First Quarter Results|
Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PWAV) reported net
sales of $163.6 million for its first quarter ended April 1, 2007,
compared to first quarter fiscal 2006 revenues of $181.8 million.
|05/07/07||Skyworks Begins Production of BAW Filters for 802.11 b,g Access Points|
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) announced that is has commenced volume shipments
of its first high-performance bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filter, the
SKY33100-360LF, which is initially being deployed for wireless local
area network (WLAN) 802.11 b,g access points.
|04/27/07||Unity Wireless Receives Forecast Increase to $1.2 Million for Wireless Amplifiers|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB: UTYW)
announced that it has received the first production purchase order of
a $1,200,000 forecasted series of orders from one of the largest US
tier-one wireless manufacturers. This order, for one of Unity's existing
production high power amplifiers (HPA), is scheduled to be delivered in
several shipments over the next eleven months.
|04/23/07||Endwave Acquires ALC Microwave, Inc.|
Corporation (Nasdaq: ENWV), a leading provider of high-frequency RF modules
for telecommunications networks, defense electronics and homeland security
systems, today announced the acquisition of privately-held ALC Microwave,
Inc. for approximately $6.6 million in cash.
|04/17/07||Wavestream Announces Availability of Next-Generation PowerStream Deck Power Amplifier|
Wavestream announced the availability of its newest PowerStream Deck Power Amplifier (DPA). This next-generation product is a major evolution on Wavestream's earlier design which had set the industry standard in compact form factor and efficiency when it was introduced in 2005. Wavestream's new product now resets the bar again in terms of performance, form factor and efficiency. Wavestream's PowerStream DPA is being showcased April 16-19, 2007 in booth C-8447 at NAB 2007 in Las Vegas, Nev.
|04/16/07||Microchip Technology Announces Low-Power, High-Accuracy Operational Amplifiers|
Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) announced it has
expanded its linear product portfolio into the low power,
high-precision arena with the MCP6031, MCP6032, MCP6033 and MCP6034
(MCP603X) operational amplifiers (op amps). The new, sub-microampere
amplifiers have a quiescent current of only 900 nA and a bandwidth of
10 kHz, with a maximum voltage offset of just 150 microvolts at 25
degrees Celsius. The highly accurate amplifiers are ideal for
handheld, portable electronic devices used in the medical, industrial
and consumer markets.
|03/23/07||New GaN Transistors Boost WiMAX Power Amplification Efficiency by up to 50 Percent|
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CREE) announced that it is shipping sample quantities of three new
gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMT). Optimized
for high efficiency, high gain and wide bandwidth, these devices provide
exceptional linear power and efficiency for WiMAX and broadband wireless
access applications operating between 2.3 GHz and 3.9 GHz. With this
announcement, Cree continues to set the performance bar for orthogonal
frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) linear power transistors.
|03/22/07||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.8 Million of Orders for Satcom High Power Amplifiers|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced
that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has
received $2.8 million of orders for high power amplifiers from a
leading provider of aviation electronics and communication systems.
|02/22/07||Powerwave Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter Results|
Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PWAV) reported net
sales of $169.8 million for its fourth quarter ended December 31,
2006, compared to fourth quarter fiscal 2005 revenues of $249.4
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|02/15/07||ANADIGICS Expands WiMAX Amplifier Portfolio to Include Solutions for Mobile Applications|
(Nasdaq: ANAD) announced it has expanded its portfolio of
industry-leading WiMAX power amplifiers (PAs) with the introduction of the
AWM6423. The AWM6423 PA for mobile WiMAX supports the 802.16e-2005
standard, offering unparalleled power efficiency and high linearity in a
highly integrated module package. The company already supplies prominent
WiMAX equipment manufacturers with PAs such as the AWM6430, AWM6431 and
AWM6432 for fixed-point 802.16d-2004 applications.
|02/09/07||Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.7 Million Contract for Communications High Power Amplifiers|
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced
that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a
$3.7 million contract for broadband, solid state, high power RF
microwave amplifier systems from a major international OEM.
|02/01/07||ANADIGICS Announces Production Shipments of WLAN 802.11n Power Amplifiers|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) announced that the company is ramping production shipment of Wireless LAN (WLAN) power amplifiers (PAs) that support the upcoming 802.11n multi-input, multi-output (MIMO) standard. The company supplies several key industry players with single-band and dual-band WLAN PAs, including the AWL6153, AWL9925, AWL9929 and AWL6951 for MIMO (802.11n) applications.
|01/17/07||Richardson Electronics to Distribute Avago Technologies' RFICs, Transistors and Diodes|
Richardson Electronics announced a North American
distribution partnership with Avago Technologies, of San Jose,
California, to distribute its complete line of RFIC, Transistor,
Schottky and PIN Diode, and millimeter wave (mmW) products. Avago's
extensive line of RF semiconductors provides solutions for numerous
markets including Cellular Base Station, WLAN, WiMAX, GPS, ISM, RFID,
and mmW including Radio Links, VSAT and Military.
|01/10/07||Freescale Broadens General-Purpose RF Amplifier Portfolio with Four New Devices|
Freescale Semiconductor unveiled four general-purpose broadband RF amplifiers that deliver high gain and linearity over bandwidths from DC up to 6 GHz. The amplifiers are well suited for applications ranging from WiMAX base stations to meter readers, set-top boxes, RFID readers and any application requiring a cost-effective, small-signal gain source.
|12/06/06||Mimix MMIC Amplifier with 2dB Noise Figure for 3.5 to 8 GHz Frequency Bands|
Mimix Broadband is introducing a 3.5 to 8 GHz gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) low noise amplifier, packaged in an RoHS compliant QFN package. This device is processed in a highly repeatable, 0.25 micron optical pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (pHEMT) process and includes on-chip diodes for ESD protection. This amplifier achieves 2dB of noise figure and 12dB of gain.
|12/05/06||ANADIGICS' Advanced Power Amplifiers Support QUALCOMM's HSPA Solutions|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:
announced that the Company's WCDMA and GPRS/EDGE power amplifiers (PAs)
have been specified by QUALCOMM for the Mobile Station Modem(TM) (MSM(TM))
MSM7200(TM) and MSM6280(TM) chipset reference designs. The MSM7200 solution
supports the high-speed uplink packet access (HSUPA) standard for peak data
rates of 7.2 Mbps on the downlink and 5.76 Mbps on the uplink. The MSM6280
solution supports the HSDPA standard for enhanced peak downlink rates of up
to 7.2 Mbps. HSDPA and HSUPA allow users to achieve wireless broadband
speeds that rival wired connections.
|11/29/06||Peregrine Boosts Linearity of WiMAX and WiBro Basestations|
With unprecedented linearity (52dBm) across the device's entire broadband range; precise attenuation accuracy (31.5 range, 0.5 steps); and high ESD tolerance (2kV HBM), the device provides customers with a higher
performance, footprint-compatible solution to competing devices on the market today.
|11/28/06||Cellvine Ltd. and Wi-Tron, Inc. Enter into Broadband Wireless Market Development Agreement|
Cellvine Ltd. and Wi-Tron, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WTRO), a developer and manufacturer of high-tech ultra-linear power amplifiers, announced their joint agreement for product collaboration and global marketing. The agreement enables the companies to work together to provide innovative solutions to operators around the world.
|11/18/06||RFMD Introduces Family OF GaN Power Amplifiers for WCDMA, WiMAX and Public Mobile Radio Applications|
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD) announced the
introduction and sampling of Gallium Nitride (GaN) wideband power
amplifier ICs to Tier 1 WiMAX, cellular base station and Public Mobile
Radio (PMR) customers. The family achieves superior performance in
gain, output power and efficiency across a broad range of frequencies
as compared to currently available gallium arsenide (GaAs) and silicon
|11/09/06||New Power Amplifier Expands Microsemi Portfolio for 802.11a/n WLAN and 802.16d/e WiMAX|
Designated the LX5530(tm), the new amplifier's target applications include access point WLAN hardware, extended range routers/bridges, video distribution/entertainment systems, and Mesh Networks. It is ideally suited for 802.11a and 802.16 wireless PBX, point-to-point/point to multipoint access and infrastructure amplifier driver stages.
|11/02/06||WJ Communications Launches Industry's First 28V InGaP HBT (GaAs) Power Amplifiers for 3G Wireless Infrastructure Applications|
WJ Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: WJCI ) launched a new family of
next-generation high efficiency RF power amplifier modules, utilizing
the industry's first 28V InGaP HBT (GaAs) process technology, to
achieve high performance and outstanding linearity across the 800 -
2200 MHz frequency range.
|10/30/06||MTI Wireless Edge Announces Reduced Size Low Cost Integrated Enclosure & Antenna to Enable Low Cost CPE|
The new half foot integrated enclosure and antenna solution can accommodate any of MTI's standard flat panel antennas from half foot and above in all frequency bands. It has enough space for most conventional radios. Compared to other products available in the market, this is an all-weather high quality die cast sealed enclosure that allows the flexibility to use many different type of antennas for different applications.
|10/23/06||Xirrus to Host Educational Webinar Focusing on Maximizing Wi-Fi Range and Coverage|
Xirrus, Inc., the only provider of high capacity, long range Wi-Fi products that can effectively extend wired network capabilities to wireless - without compromise, is pleased to host its next educational webinar, "Enterprise Wi-Fi Range Dynamics" on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT. Dirk Gates, CEO of Xirrus, and Kevin Tolly, president and CEO of The Tolly Group, will explain how to get the most out of the enterprise's Wi-Fi network by maximizing its range.
|10/19/06||EDX Wireless Releases EDX SignalPro Version 6.1 Specifically Designed for WiMAX Network Design|
EDX Wireless LLC has announced the availability of EDX SignalPro version 6.1 as well as an updated Network Design Module, each containing features specific to WiMAX. EDX SignalPro with the Network Design Module will be used in the on-site WiMAX University WiMAX Network Designer Certification Boot Camp as the RF modeling tool for hands-on design experience.
|10/16/06||Redline named among the 2006 "Best of WiMAX World" Award Program Honorees|
10/16/06 - Redline Communications announced that it has been
named among xchange magazine's 2006 "Best of WiMAX World" honorees. Redline's
RedMAX Management Suite (RMS) was recognized in for
"Device/Peripheral/Application Software Innovation" at WiMAX World USA in
Boston, MA on October 11, 2006. The RedMAX Management Suite is part of
Redline's family of WiMAX products, which is being featured at the Redline
booth (No.505) at the WiMAX event.
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|09/08/06||Wireless Radio Frequency Industry Outlook Brightens|
As a sign of optimism in the industry, funding in RF start-ups
approximately doubled from the previous quarter to $250 million, led
by VC interest in basebands for multi-mode 3G and WiMAX," said Chris
Taylor, Director of the RF & Wireless Component service.
|08/31/06||Wi-Fi Component Market Growth Despite Price Declines|
"Propelled by emerging Wi-Fi applications such as wireless game consoles, PDAs, cellphones, and home entertainment systems, the market for Wi-Fi chips will grow to more than $1.9 billion in 2006, and to $3 billion in 2010," said Chris Taylor, Director of the Strategy Analytics RF & Wireless Component service. "The adoption of MIMO and 802.11n, which require multiple PAs, transceivers and more complex front end modules, will also have a big impact, even though certified 802.11n systems will probably not reach the market for another year," added Mr. Taylor.
|08/31/06||Microsemi Leads in Wi-Fi Power Amplifiers, But for How Long?|
The global research and consulting company, Strategy Analytics, has released a report, from its RF and Wireless Component service, "Microsemi Holds onto Top Wi-Fi Power Amplifiers Position as Challengers Gain Strength," which examines the dynamics affecting suppliers of power amplifiers and front end modules for Wi-Fi.
|08/25/06||Unity Wireless Receives Order for 4 Watt WiMAX Ampliers|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB: UTYW) has received a purchase order worth approximately US$275,000 from an existing OEM customer for the immediate supply of WiMAX power amplifiers.
|08/01/06||TensorComm Secures Patent #75 for MIMO Interference Cancellation Technology|
ICT is the first field-proven and most cost-effective solution for overcoming interference in wireless networks. TensorComm's ICT is specifically designed to improve the performance and data throughput of 3G networks (CDMA20001X/1xEV-DO and WCDMA/HSDPA) and is now positioned to apply the same types of benefits to emerging 4G networks.
|07/28/06||Smart Antennas the Key to Maximum Throughput and Reach for WiMAX and WLAN Networks|
This report includes a complete assessment of the Smart Antenna,
MIMO, Diversity, and Adaptive Antenna Markets as the changing
requirements drive microcontroller developments. It is written both
for component-level companies and end-product companies who are in the
process of evaluating the Smart Antenna Market and the MIMO technology
arena. Particular attention to the requirements which Smart Antenna
technology development are placing on microcontrollers and associated
|07/19/06||Stealth Microwave Announced $1 Million Order for WiMAX Power Amplifiers|
Stealth Microwave has booked a follow-on order from a
European customer totaling approximately $1 million for high
performance power amplifiers. The units enable connectivity and high
throughput in WiMAX access points and base station equipment.
|07/07/06||Mimix Broadband, Inc. Introduces Family of WiMAX Power Amplifiers|
Mimix Broadband introduced a family of internally pre-matched power amplifiers designed for linear WiMAX applications at 700 MHz, 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz. These devices are processed in a highly repeatable InGaP high voltage HBT process and include on-chip diodes for ESD protection. This family of devices achieves 11 dB of gain and less than 2.5% EVM at 30 dBm output power, with an OFDM input signal and a peak to average ratio (PAR) of 9 dB.
|07/06/06||GigaBeam Deploys 30 WiFiber Point-to-Point Links for CircleTel|
GigaBeam Corporation (NASDAQ: GGBM) announced that
it has received an order for 30 WiFiber wireless fiber links from
CircleTel Consultancies, WLL (CircleTel), its Middle East and North
African (MENA) distributor. his order is in addition to previously
announced orders from CircleTel.
|05/19/06||Dual-Purpose, High-Power Military Booster Amplifier For SINCGARS Now Available From AR Worldwide Modular RF
AR Worldwide Modular RF has added a new SINCGARS-only version of the well-known KMW1030 booster amplifier
|05/09/06||Analog Devices Expands RF Offering with Quadrature Modulators Spanning 250 MHz to 4 GHz|
Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI - News ), a provider of high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, extended its portfolio of radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs) with a family of five pin-compatible quadrature modulators that together cover the 250 megahertz (MHz) to 4 gigahertz (GHz) frequency range, enabling wireless system engineers to standardize board designs across multiple operating bands and cellular standards
|05/05/06||Pulse~LINK Debuts CWave Gigabit UWB Chipset at CONNECTIONS Digital Home Conference|
Pulse~LINK, Inc. announced the launch of its complete CWave UWB solution for unprecedented whole-home distribution of HDTV content, high quality multi-channel audio and high-speed data across in-home coax and wireless networks
|04/28/06||BWE Releases New Wireless ISP Training Course Schedule|
All BWE class instructors are seasoned wireless RF engineers that have years of experience in building broadband wireless networks. BWE's classes are designed to give attendees a real world view of broadband wireless principles, equipment selection guidelines, and examples of what you should and should not do in order to build a carrier class broadband wireless data system.
|04/08/06||Aperto Networks and ADC Partner to Deliver Advanced, Carrier Grade WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solutions|
ADC (NASDAQ:ADCT), and Aperto Networks, developer of WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced that ADC has entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Aperto Networks, to supply its complete family of carrier grade WiMAX products as the Digivance WMX product family
|04/08/06||TelASIC Introduces Digital Linearization Solution Tuned for Freescale's RF Transistors for 3G and WiMax Base Stations|
TelASIC Communications announced the availability of transmit subsystems for HSDPA/ WCDMA, EVDO/cdma2000, and WiMAX base station radios using adaptive digital linearization technology tuned for Freescale Semiconductor's leading RF Power Amplifiers (PAs)
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|03/24/06||Mimix Broadband, Inc. Introduces 0.25 to 3.0 GHz High Dynamic Range Amplifier |
Mimix Broadband, Inc. introduced a high dynamic range amplifier designed for applications operating within the 0.25 to 3.0 GHz frequency range
|03/17/06||PulseWave RF Completes Successful Demonstration of First Digital Power Amplifier Module for Wireless Base Stations
PropheSi Technologies, Inc., a provider of semiconductor modules for high-efficiency wireless infrastructure power amplifiers, announced it has changed its name to PulseWave RF and that it has successfully demonstrated its digital multi-carrier power amplifier (MCPA) module, which enables the industry’s first digital power amplifier for use in wireless base stations
|03/17/06||Microhard Systems Announces New Military Ethernet Radio Modem|
Microhard Systems Inc.announced the availability of its new Military Ethernet Frequency Hopping Radio Modem
|02/23/06||Echotech Wireless Delivers Extreme Long Range Notebook Kit|
EchoTech Wireless, a distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, announced the availability of its Extreme Long Range Notebook Kit
|02/18/06||ANADIGICS Introduces High Performance Power Amplifier for WiBro Applications|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a supplier of wireless and broadband solutions, introduced a linear power amplifier (PA) for Wireless Broadband (WiBro) applications, at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Spain
|01/26/06||Sirenza Microdevices Selected to Supply WiMAX Power Amplifier IC|
Sirenza Microdevices (Nasdaq: SMDI) announced it has been chosen by Wavesat Inc., a Montreal-based designer and manufacturer baseband chips for WiMAX compliant systems, to supply Sirenza's recently introduced power amplifier IC, SZA-3044, for Wavesat's customer premise equipment (CPE) solution
|01/21/06||RF Transistors Meet WiMAX Basestation Demands|
With its seventh-generation high-voltage (HV7) RF LDMOS technology, Freescale Semiconductor has achieved the RF power amplifier performance required for use in WiMAX basestations operating in the 3.5GHz band
|12/23/05||Unity Wireless Receives Purchase Orders From North American Tier-One OEM Customer|
Unity Wireless Corporation announced that it has received two purchase orders from an existing customer that is a North American-based tier-one original equipment manufacturer of wireless networks
|12/10/05||Competitive Pricing for Power Amplifiers|
Link Microtek, the exclusive representative for TriQuint Semiconductor in the UK and Ireland, has two new amplifiers for broadband wireless access (BWA), 802.16 (WiMAX) and general S-band high power amplifier applications
|12/10/05||Mitec Secures Two New Contract Wins for Power Amplifier Technology|
Mitec Telecom Inc. (TSX: MTM) announced that it has won two new contracts for its multi-carrier power amplifier (MCPA) products
|11/05/05||Mimix Broadband, Inc. Introduces 13/15 GHz 3-Chip Transceiver Solution for Wireless Communications Applications|
Mimix Broadband, Inc. announced the introduction of a gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) 13/15 GHz chip set that consists of a highly integrated image reject receiver and transmitter, and compact, two stage power amplif
|10/26/05||Texas Instruments Introduces New Radio Frequency Synthesizer for Wireless Infrastructure Applications|
Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) announced its new high performance radio frequency (RF) synthesizer that maintains signal integrity for wireless infrastructure applications.
|10/25/05||ANADIGICS Reports Results for Third Quarter 2005|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a leading supplier of wireless and broadband communications solutions, reported third quarter 2005 net sales of $29.3 million compared to net sales
|10/15/05||Chipset Cuts Transceivers Down to Three Devices|
A new GaAs MMIC 13/15GHz chipset combines a highly integrated image reject receiver and transmitter with a compact two-stage power amplifier.
|10/04/05||Unity Wireless Named One of Canada's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in 2005 Deloitte Canadian Technology Fast 50 Program|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW), a developer of integrated wireless subsystems, power amplifiers and coverage enhancement solutions, has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Canadian Technology Fast 50, the annual program which recognizes
|09/09/05||Unity Wireless Fully Integrated Front-End Wireless Subsystems are Being Deployed Along U.S. Gulf Coast to Support the Restoration of Wireless Communications Following Hurricane Katrina|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW), a developer of integrated wireless subsystems, power amplifiers and coverage enhancement solutions, today announced that one of its U.S.-based tier-one telecom network OEM (original equipment manufacturer) customer
|08/31/05||Wi-Fi Wireless Completes Phase 1 Alpha Test|
The USRP board for Phase I of the project has been built, as are the custom amplifiers and antenna to allow our local testing and the transmission of data and web browsing to occur in the 7 mile to 20 mile range.
|08/31/05||Microsemi Expands Portfolio of Next-Generation InGaP HBT Power Amplifiers for 802.11b/g Wireless LAN|
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC) announced that its Integrated Products Group has added a new mid-range power amplifier for portable 802.11b/g wireless local area network applications that include PC and handheld client and access point products.
|08/30/05||Proxim Wireless Emerges as Go-to-Market Brand Following Terabeam Acquisition|
Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that, with Terabeam's acquisition of substantially all assets of Proxim Corporation now completed, the company will operate under the new name of Proxim Wireless. Proxim Wireless will begin today to launch an expanded
|08/09/05||Unity Wireless Receives Power Amplifier Order for Customer's New 450MHz Base Station|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW) announced that it has received a US$75,000 order for a newly developed power amplifier solution from an existing US-based customer for deployment in their new base station product configuration at
|08/05/05||SST Communications Delivers New Dual-Band WLAN Power Amplifier With Industry Leading Linear Output Power|
SST Communications announced a new power amplifier, the SST13LP02, offering the industry's highest linear output power for dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) coverage. The SST13LP02 features an on-chip, load-insensitive power detector designed to result in
|08/04/05||Unity Wireless Completes Development and Implementation of Automated Test Equipment|
Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW), a developer of integrated wireless subsystems, power amplifiers and coverage enhancement solutions, announced that it has completed the development and implementation of new, state-of-the-art, automated test
|07/06/05||Mimix Broadband, Inc. Introduces 18 to 50 GHz GaAs MMIC Distributed Amplifier|
Distributed Amplifier Used in Wideband Military, Fiber Optic and Commercial Applications
|07/05/05||Wireline Service Providers Face Unprecedented Threats From Wireless Technologies|
Deloitte Report Says Initially Focusing on Non-Traditional Customer Segments Will Lead to Success
|06/20/05||Power Amp Finds a Home in Wi-Fi Reference Design|
The RMPA5255 WLAN RF power amplifier from Fairchild Semiconductor has been selected for use in Broadcom's latest single-chip and PCI Express-enabled Wi-Fi reference designs.
|06/14/05||Cree Introduces Breakthrough SiC MESFETs for WiMax Power Amplifier Applications|
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced at the 2005 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium being held in Long Beach, California, that it is shipping sample quantities of its new 10-watt packaged SiC MESFET, the CRF35010, optimized for broadband wireless
|06/08/05||Microsemi RF/Microwave Technology on Display at 2005 IEEE MTT-S International Symposium|
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC) is displaying its latest RF/Microwave semiconductor products and 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN power amplifiers during the 2005 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium and Exhibition June 14-16 in Long Beach, California
|06/01/05||SST Communications Introduces High-Efficiency Power Amplifiers for Battery Powered WLAN Applications|
New Power Amplifiers for 802.11a and 802.11b/g Systems Feature Extremely Low Power Draw at Maximum Linear Output Power; Offers Lowest Total Ownership Costs
|05/26/05||SMC Expands Enterprise Wireless Solution Set to Extend Enterprise Networking|
New EliteConnect 802.11b/g wireless accessories extend network reach with the security, range, flexibility, interoperability and throughput that Enterprise wireless applications demand
|05/23/05||Power Amps Target Wi-Fi and WiMAX Basestations|
5/23/05 - Microwave Technology has released two high linearity power amplifier (PA) products for 802.11 Wi-Fi and emerging 802.16 WiMAX basestation applications.
|05/06/05||CalAmp Reports FY 2005 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results; Company Achieves Record FY 2005 Revenue of $220 Million Driven by 61% Increase in the Fourth Quarter|
5/6/05 - CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2005.
|04/27/05||Luxul Corp. Announces Release of New 802.11b/g Amplifiers|
4/27/05 - Luxul Corp. announced commercial availability of a new line of 802.11b/g POE Smart Amplifiers.
|04/17/05||ANADIGICS Receives Production Orders for WiMAX Power Amplifiers|
4/17/05 - ANADIGICS Unveils New Class AB Power Amplifiers for Fixed Point WiMAX Applications and Announces Power Amplifier Development for Mobile WiMAX Implementations
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