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  • LTE-A 和手机芯片市场份额 (Mandarin Version)

    by Chris Taylor | 12月 05, 2015
    2015 年上半年,LTE-A 网络数几乎翻倍,它使用载波聚合 (CA) 技术来实现用户体验和网络性能增强。这使得高通受益,能够为 LTE 移动设备提供最先进和全面的手机芯片。但是在载波聚合之后会出现什么新技术,哪些芯片供应商将受益? 大多数运营商都拥有相对较小频段的许可证,它们需要跨越三个载波 (3x) 的载波聚合,... ...
  • Cooking the Thanksgiving Turkey with GaN

    by Eric Higham | 11月 30, 2015
    I am just back from my Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving traces its roots to a celebration of days of “special blessing”. In the US, the first Than... ...
  • Electronic Warfare Spending to Reach $19 Billion by 2024

    by Asif Anwar | 11月 23, 2015
    Strategy Analytics defense research has just completed a comprehensive analysis of the electronic warfare sector, looking at electronic attack (EA) and electron... ...
  • LTE-A and Cellular Chip Market Share

    by Chris Taylor | 11月 20, 2015
    The number of LTE-Advanced networks almost doubled in the first half of 2015, using carrier aggregation (CA) to provide user experience and network performance ... ...
  • As the Cable Industry Embraces Wireless, What’s in Store for Semiconductors?

    by Eric Higham | 10月 27, 2015
    I’m surprised to see that we are just a couple of days away from Halloween. It makes me wonder where the month has gone. It’s been a hectic travel m... ...
  • Narrowband IoT LTE

    by Chris Taylor | 10月 01, 2015
    The 3GPP has proposed a narrowband version of LTE for inclusion in Rel. 13, which will probably reach finalization in early 2016. Known as Narrowband IoT LTE, t... ...
  • The GaAs Industry: The Last 20 and the Next 5 Years

    by Eric Higham | 9月 30, 2015
    In my last blog, I talked about how the end of summer coincided, at least philosophically, with the end of my vacation. I may have to rethink that stance just a... ...
  • Qualcomm Steps Up, Two More Chipset Suppliers Drop Out

    by Chris Taylor | 9月 29, 2015
    Qualcomm recently announced new details of its flagship Snapdragon 820 processor, once again positioning itself ahead of the competition in the premium tier.&nb... ...
  • LTE Broadcast Launches in the US

    by Chris Taylor | 9月 01, 2015
    Verizon Wireless demonstrated its LTE Broadcast this week at an Indy Racing League (INDYCAR*) motor vehicle race at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma CA.  LTE B... ...
  • Qorvo IDP Talks about RF GaN

    by Eric Higham | 8月 28, 2015
    For the regular readers, you how much I talk about the weather and the seasons. I am happy to report that I spent a couple of weeks in sunny and warm South Caro... ...
  • Do Not Break Up Qualcomm!

    by Chris Taylor | 8月 20, 2015
    Qualcomm’s sales declined 15 percent sequentially to $5.8 billion in the quarter ended June 28, 2015 (Q3 FY ’15), accompanied by a decline in profit... ...
  • All GaN All the TIme

    by Eric Higham | 7月 27, 2015
    I’m writing this blog a few days earlier this month, because I am headed off on my summer vacation on Saturday. It strikes me that the “9-5” c... ...
  • MediaTek and Samsung LSI Made Progress in LTE Basebands

    by Sravan Kundojjala | 7月 03, 2015
    The global cellular baseband market grew 27 percent year-over-year in Q1 2015 to reach $5.8 billion, by Strategy Analytics estimates. The growth was primarily d... ...
  • Snapshot - Industry Reviews, IMS 2015, EW Europe

    by Sylvia McCafferty | 6月 30, 2015
    In April, demand for European radar technology based around solid-state and AESA architectures led to contracts for Kelvin Hughes, Saab, Selex ES and Thales. Me... ...
  • Where is 5G? The Compound Semiconductor Industry Anxiously Awaits the Answer

    by Eric Higham | 6月 30, 2015
    We’ve arrived at the end of June and that always signals a change in the pace of life. June marks the start of the vacation period; students are on summer... ...
  • IMS2015: Hot Products, Hot Acquisitions, (Dry) Heat

    by Eric Higham | 5月 29, 2015
    Welcome to my latest thoughts on the RF and compound semiconductor industry! As you know, I am fascinated with weather, months and seasons. I’ve told you ... ...
  • Backhaul Trends Point to Less GaAs Revenue

    by Eric Higham | 4月 30, 2015
    Well, it’s that time of year again! Those of you who regularly read this blog know how much I love April! The ice is off the lake (at least in the Northea... ...
  • Spending on Military Communications to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

    by Sylvia McCafferty | 4月 30, 2015
    Strategy Analytics defense research has just completed a comprehensive analysis of the military communications sector, looking at radios, communications sa... ...
  • Is there a Killer App for Silicon Photonic ICs?

    by Eric Higham | 3月 31, 2015
    Well, the weather is starting (just barely) to get warmer around Boston, so that means time for travel and conferences. Travel is like riding a horse; you climb... ...
  • CS International 2015 Wrap-up - Outlining Prospects for RF Technologies from the Defense Sector

    by Sylvia McCafferty | 3月 17, 2015
    Strategy Analytics was at CS International 2015 last week, held in Frankfurt, Germany. Eric Higham, Director of Strategy Analytics’ Advanced Sem... ...

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