ViaLite launches 'ground-breaking' 6 GHz bandwidth RF over fibre outdoor IP rated module

01 April 2021

ViaLite's new offering

ViaLite's new offering

The Black OEM from ViaLite is the latest in the Mil-Aero range of stand-alone RF over fiber modules. Operating in frequencies from 10 MHz to 6 GHz, it provides the widest RF bandwidth for a product in this format and covers VHF, UHF, L, S and C-bands.

With what the company describes as 'an industry-leading' spurious free dynamic range (SFDR) of 109 dB/Hz at 1500 MHz and 104 dB/Hz at 5 GHz, it is the widest SFDR RF over fibre product in outdoor rated module format. In addition to this, the Black OEM features a USB-C field controllable option, which enables the user to adjust the gain settings accessed by a port which is secreted behind a waterproof plug.

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Cambodia: Smart offers e-top up data bonus, Smart@Home free home delivery

15 March 2021

Smart Axiata, a telecom service provider in Cambodia, took another step in contributing to people’s safety during the Covid-19 pandemic by providing its customers with e-top up data bonus and free home delivery of Smart@Home.

Until May 31, Smart customers who top up their mobile phone balance by at least 1.25 USD via the SmartNas app, Smart website or Smart’s Zero Balance Portal will be awarded with 1GB of data for free. This data bonus will be in addition to their allowance no matter what plan they are on or any data bonuses they already receive.

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Nepal Telecom begins process for 5G services

03 March 2021

Nepales watchdog Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has determined the 5G frequency, setting the wheels in motion for expansion of 5G service country-wide.

According to reports, the board approved the frequency identified by the National Frequency Management Forum under the Authority.

Spokesperson for NTA, Meen Prasad Aryal, was quoted as saying that a proposal has been presented to the National Radio Frequency Policy Determination Committee for the approval of 5G frequency so determined.

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Bharti Airtel first to demo 5G

23 February 2021

Bharti Airtel became the first telecom operator to demonstrate its capability to roll out 5G wireless services in India, beating rival Reliance Jio Infocomm in the process.

The former said it conducted on-field trials in Hyderabad to establish its ability to launch 5G, or fifth generation, services. This new wireless service will pave the way for super-fast internet speeds and power internet of things (IoT) applications, such as driverless cars and smart cities.

Airtel’s achievement is also a boost for the company, which has been struggling to play catch-up with Jio for the past few years and has ceded its leadership in the Indian telecom market. The latter plans to launch the service later this year but has yet to complete trials.

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