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W-CDMA - Disrupting the Technology Chain
There's no serious doubt that W-CDMA, the air interface for the oft-delayed and much-anticipated 3G radio networks, will be the next generation of wide-area wireless technology; the only question is when this will finally happen. This report provides an update on the status of W-CDMA deployments, interoperability testing, standards work, and roadmaps for future rollouts.
W-CDMA - Disrupting the Technology Chain examines the near-term challenges and long-term strategic initiatives affecting W-CDMA network rollout. Use the links below to view the table of contents and sample data extracted from the report:
Table of Contents (0603toc.pdf)
It's a question of when, not if, the market for W-CDMA equipment will take off. This forecast assumes vendors and operators deliver on their promises. (0603fore.pdf)
The market for RF subsystems is expected to grow 23 percent by 2006. Key vendors are profiled in this table. (0603vend.pdf)
The report analyzes the emerging Open Base Station Architecture Initiative and the Common Public Radio Interface industry alliances.
System-level vendors profiled in this report:
LM Ericsson (Nasdaq: ERICY); Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK); Nortel Networks Corp. (NYSE: NT); Siemens AG (NYSE: SI; Frankfurt: SIE)
RF subsystem vendors profiled in this report:
Allen Telecom (NYSE: ALN); Andrew Corp. (Nasdaq: ANDW); Filtronic plc (London: FTC); LGP Telecom Holding Group AB (Stockholm: LGP); Powerwave Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: PWAV); Remec Inc. (Nasdaq: REMC)
Potential W-CDMA baseband vendors profiled in this report:
Altera Corp. (Nasdaq: ALTR); Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC); Infineon AG (NYSE:IFX); Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT); PicoChip Designs Ltd.; PMC-Sierra Inc. (Nasdaq: PMCS); Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN)
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