Archive for the 'Millimeter Band' Category

Petition to Open 10 GHz in USA for Wireless Backhaul

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 14th, 2014

Qualcomm and other companies are urging the FCC to open the 10.5 GHz band for wireless communications. Using Authorized Shared Access technology would allow the spectrum to be shared with licensed mobile operations when and where incumbents are not operating, says Qualcomm. The FCC has invited public comment on the Petition for Rule Making (RM-11715) […]

Innovative Small Cell Backhaul Demoed at MWC

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 17th, 2014

UK wireless pioneer CCS says its small cell backhaul technology is now in live deployment with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator. CCS – formerly known as Cambridge Communication Systems – says it has developed a self-organizing small cell microwave backhaul system for mobile networks. The flexible architecture dynamically reconfigures and adapts, allowing the […]

Gigabit Seattle: Late Paying Bills

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 3rd, 2014

An ambitious proposal to bring ultra-fast broadband to Seattle’s neighborhoods has not only fizzled, reports Seattle’s GeekWire, but has resulted in an overdue bill of $52,250, owed to the city of Seattle by Gigabit Squared, the company behind the project. UPDATE: Seattle’s fiber-network deal with Gigabit Squared is dead. Mayor Ed Murray has stated he’s […]

60GHz Backhaul for Small Cells

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 3rd, 2014

InterDigital and BluWireless are in discussions about designing a reference board for 60 GHz backhaul on small cell base stations. It would create a mesh network supporting links that deliver 2 Gbits/s over 150 meters and be finished before June 2015, reports EE Times. It leverages the IEEE 802.11ad standard (WiGig), which incorporates 60 GHz […]


Posted by Sam Churchill on October 15th, 2013

The Wireless Service Providers Association is holding their annual conference and tradeshow, WISPAPALOOZA, in Las Vegas, October 14-19. With advancements in wireless broadband technologies, including an expanded 3.5 GHz band, 5 GHz band, White Spaces, and innovative technologies in MIMO and backhaul, there will likely be many newsworthy stories at this conferences. Several hundred exhibitors […]

WiGig to Demo 4K Wireless at Intel Forum

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 9th, 2013

Wilocity, the leading provider of WiGig, the 60 GHz WiFi technology, will be demonstrating the world’s first instance of 4K video transmitted wirelessly using WiGig from a laptop to a display at the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco beginning tomorrow. The wireless 4K transmission demo will also be shown at several Wi-Fi Alliance events […]