EV-DV Chips Available for Testing
Jun 3, 2004, 12:53 PM by (staff)
STMicroelectronics (ST) and Texas Instruments (TI) today announced the delivery of sample CDMA 1xEV-DV chipsets to device manufacturers. In collaboration with Nokia, Korean carrier LG Telecom is testing the solution for its planned deployment of 1xEV-DV technology. The solution implements release C of the EV-DV standard, which allows peak downstream data rates up to 3.1 Mbps, as well as simultaneous voice and data. TI spokesperson Patty Arellano said they expect to deliver volume shipments of EV-DV chipsets in the fall, with commercial availability of EV-DV devices in early 2005.
T-Mobile to Begin Testing 5G Later This Year
T-Mobile will commence trials of 5G technologies with partners Nokia and Ericsson during the second half of the year, says Nokia. The companies plan to use the 28GHz band for testing, which is one of the bands proposed for 5G usage.
Qualcomm Develops 5G Test Platform
Qualcomm has created what it calls a prototype 5G system and trial platform. The 5G New Radio (NR) prototype is able to function across a wide range of spectrum bands, primarily below 6 GHz, and can achieve multi-gigabit per second data rates and low latency.
Verizon Says 5G Trials Progressing Nicely
Verizon Wireless today provided a snapshot of its progress in testing 5G wireless technology. The company has performed trials both in the lab and real-world environments, including residential and commercial areas, with partners Ericsson, Intel, Nokia, Samsung, and Qualcomm.
Qualcomm Says Snapdragon X50 Modem Is a 5G First
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon X50 5G modem, what it claims is the first "commercial 5G modem chipset" for mobile device makers. The Snapdragon X50 isn't necessarily intended to reach consumer-grade devices.
AT&T Not Waiting for 5G Standard, to Offer Consumer Trials
AT&T today laid out more of it is roadmap for 5G and brazenly said it is moving forward despite the lack of standardization for 5G. "We're not waiting until the final standards are set to lay the foundation for our evolution to 5G," said John Donovan, chief strategy officer and group president, Technology and Operations.