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Advanced Beamforming Transceivers and Antenna Arrays: Keys to 5G Communications?

At the June 29th IEEE luncheon in Plano, TX, Jeyanandh Paramesh, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University gave a technical presentation titled, “Advanced Multi-Antenna Transceivers for 5G Communications and Beyond.” Professor Paramesh and his team of researchers believe that directional communications using antenna arrays will be a centerpiece of next-generation […]

So Many Ground-Breaking Ideas Were Created on a Cocktail Napkin

The Gettysburg Address, The Space Needle, Harry Potter, Southwest Airlines, great Beatles’ songs, Kathrein Canister Antennas – What do these all have in common?  Well, the title gives it away- they all had their start with brilliant people brainstorming and sketching on cocktail napkins! Kathrein just released the latest in a long line of canister […]

Wind Load-Schmind Load – Why Kathrein’s Updated Wind Load Values Impact Your Bottom Line

                                                                  Wireless tower structures are going through a bit of an overhaul as mobile operators move to densify their networks and keep up with […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you… for the Awards and that the 2016 Wireless Tradeshow Circuit is Over! After many miles traveled, as well as countless handshakes and customer meetings, we are done with the tradeshow circuit (circus) for 2016! We hit it hard in 2015/2016 with the need to educate and establish Kathrein’s long history of RF expertise as relevant […]

Don’t Let Subpar Antenna Quality Hurt Your Bottom Line

Subpar Antenna Quality Weakens Network Performance Mobile operators have spent billions of dollars both building and making improvements to their ever expanding wireless networks.  While each component plays a significant role in the efficiency of the network, the performance of the antennas deployed within the network can serve as a key factor of network capacity. […]

The Mobile Carriers Show 2016: Benefitting Both the Wireless Industry AND the Local Community

The Focus: Smart Strategies, Technology Innovations, and Business Opportunities It’s hard to find a Wireless Event that benefits industry participants and the local community, but that is exactly what made the CCA (Competitive Carrier Association’s) Mobile Carriers Show 2016 a complete success.  The show was held in downtown Nashville, TN at the Music City Center. […]

It’s Showtime: Broadcasters, Bidders and Equipment Vendors Prepare for 600 MHz Auction

TV station owners are keeping teams of lawyers and bankers busy as they evaluate their opportunities in the government’s upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction. It’s a show well worth watching, because those opportunities will find their way to tower companies and equipment vendors soon enough. The 600 MHz auction, also called the broadcast incentive auction, […]