Single-Chip GAIT/EDGE Tranceiver Announced
Jan 14, 2003, 6:06 PM by (staff)
Zarlink Semiconductor today unveiled the world's first off-the-shelf, single-chip GAIT/EDGE radio transceiver. The chip supports GAIT, GSM, TDMA, and AMPS, as well as all four major frequency bands (850, 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz). The chip is the first to handle two-way data services at 384 Kb/s - the top EDGE rate - without using external circuitry, and also the first commercial GAIT chip to combine receive and transmit circuitry on one piece of silicon. The chip is entering volume production.
More Phones Should Be Able to Update to Android P Faster
May 9, 2018
Google today provided more visibility into its work on Project Treble, which is meant to accelerate the rate at which phones are updated to new versions of Android. Google has been working with Qualcomm, MediaTek, and Samsung to improve how phones handle major updates.
T-Mobile Says It Will Start Using 600 MHz Spectrum This Year
Apr 13, 2017
"T-Mobile now has the largest swath of unused low-band spectrum in the country," said T-Mobile CEO John Legere about the company's 600 MHz auction winnings. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC.
Google Says 'Project Treble' To End Device Update Woes
May 12, 2017
Google today announced Project Treble, which it hopes will solve the pain of updating smartphones to the latest version of Android. As it stands today, the process is multifaceted and includes a number of moving players, including Google, silicon makers, manufacturers, and carrier partners.
T-Mobile to Deploy 5G On 600 MHz Spectrum Starting in 2019
May 2, 2017
T-Mobile today said it plans to use some of its recently acquired 600 MHz spectrum to support a future 5G network. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC earlier this year.