Articles tagged with: WCDMA and Chipset

Global Mobile Market to Exceed US$900 Billion in 2008

With a total turnover estimated at US$742.2 billion in 2008, mobile services account for 54% of the telecom services market and single handedly deliver all of the sector's growth. But the annual growth rate has dropped from more than 12% in 2007 to 8% in 2008. more

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Ericsson Profit Margins Under Pressure - But Better Prospects than Rivals

Fitch said that the affirmation of Ericsson's ratings reflect the company's leading industry position in mobile network equipment, a growing Professional Services business, which should provide some earnings protection in light of the coming industry downturn, healthy liquidity and strong balance sheet. more

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Femtocell Designs "sniff" out cells: Enables Self-Organizing Wireless Networks

picoChip has announced three software reference designs that provide the first integrated network listen (or 'sniffer') capabilities for femtocells. more

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Qualcomm Achieves World's First HSPA+ Data Call

Qualcomm says that it has completed the world's first data call using High-Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+) network technology. The call achieved a data transfer rate of more than 20 Mbps in a 5 MHz channel. more

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Anadigics Offers Power Amp for 3G Phones in the GSM900 Bands

Anadigics has announced its new AWT6281 HELP3 WCDMA Linear Power Amplifier (PA) engineered specifically for use in 3G handsets operating in the GSM900 bands. more

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Icera to Acquire Sirific Wireless for RF CMOS Technology

UK based software defined wireless modem chipset developer, Icera has announced plans to merge with Sirific Wireless, a fabless semiconductor company specializing in CMOS RF transceivers. more

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UK Operators Sharing 3G Spectrum for Mobile TV Trials

Orange and T-Mobile UK have announced they intend to jointly pilot a new mobile TV and multimedia broadcast service in London using NextWave Wireless' 3G MBMS based TDtv solution.  more

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Wholesale Price of GPS-Enabled Handsets to Fall under $200 by 2010

Presently, most handsets with integrated GPS are smartphones or high-end feature phones, with wholesale prices in the range of $250 to $500. However, chipset manufacturers now have solutions in place that will permit the integration of GPS in handsets at lower costs, and provide significant improvements in terms of accuracy, time-to-first-fix, and reception in indoor environments. more

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Qualcomm Shows Off Low-Power Consumption 3G Chipsets

Qualcomm has launched a new range of WCDMA chipsets which the company says will enable a dramatic reduction in the cost of WCDMA based mobile phones. more

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GPS Chip Market Driven by Integration into Mobile Devices

Over the next few years, the GPS chipset market will be driven by integration into mobile devices, including personal navigation devices (PNDs), cellular handsets, mobile PCs, and a variety of portable consumer electronics (CE) devices, reports In-Stat. more

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