Portal Fator Brasil - November 13, 2018

A evolução das antenas para estações rádio base

(Byline Por: Marty Zimmerman)

Em busca de maior capacidade para atender aos novos desafios, fabricantes ampliam largura de banda e miram no espectro, na densificação e na eficiência do sistema.

Aitmag Ahram - November 11, 2018

كومسكوب: السعودية تعتزم بناء 4 مدن ذكية جديدة بحلول 2020

كشف إيهاب كناري، نائب رئيس قطاع الأعمال لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط وإفريقيا لدى شركة كومسكوب خلال فعاليات معرض جيتكس للتقنية 2018 الذي عقد الشهر الماضي عن حلول لتلبية الطلب المتنامي والمستمر علي النطاق الترددي وأن الاتجاهات الرئيسية في المنطقة والتي ستقود قطاع الاتصالات بالاستخدام المتزايد للتكنولوجيا الاستهلاكية يعزز من الحاجة لوجود عرض نطاق ترددي أوسع، وتقود منطقة الشرق الأوسط وإفريقيا عجلة الابتكار المرتبطة بمستقبل التطوير العمراني واليكم نص الحوار:

Tecnologia Hecha Palabra - November 11, 2018

¿Cuál es el futuro de la conectividad inalámbrica?

"Hoy el 4G está dando paso a las redes 5G. En las generaciones anteriores de redes inalámbricas, el diseño de sitios celulares más comunes tenía radios de estación base demasiado grandes y voluminosos en la parte inferior de las torres celulares, con cables coaxiales que conectan los radios a las antenas en la parte superior de la torre. Con los cables coaxiales, la elección del cable generalmente se reduce al presupuesto general del enlace. La cantidad de pérdida permitida entre el punto A y el punto B, de manera que el sistema general puede proporcionar la cobertura planificada es lo que determina la selección del producto", señaló Babber Abbas, Director Product Line HELIAX en CommScope.

Charlotte Observer - November 8, 2018

Charlotte-region company launches expansion, buys tech equipment maker for $7.4 billion

In the biggest acquisition in company history, Hickory-based cable maker CommScope is buying a Georgia telecommunications equipment manufacturer called Arris International for $7.4 billion.

The combined company’s headquarters will remain in Hickory, where CommScope employs over 230 people, spokesman Joe Depa said. The merged company will maintain “a significant presence” in Suwanee, Ga., where Arris has its headquarters, according to a statement from CommScope Thursday morning.

ECN Magazine - November 8, 2018

CommScope Agrees to Acquire Arris for $7.4B

CommScope on Thursday confirmed it will acquire Arris for about $7.4 billion, including the assumption of debt, as the telecom industry vendor readies to capitalize on trends like network convergence and the arrival of 5G.    

The Fast Mode - November 8, 2018

Future-Proof Your Networks to Meet Tomorrow’s Data Demands

In Gavin Milton-White's byline article, he explains that to understand the sheer volume of data use, we must look at two big technology trends - The Internet of Things and 5G.

Fierce Telecom - November 8, 2018

CommScope gobbles up Arris for $7.4B

CommScope has inked a deal to buy telecommunications equipment maker Arris in an all-cash deal valued at $7.4 billion. After years of being the biggest fish in wireless and wireline deals, Arris was gobbled up by CommScope, which is now one of the biggest fish in the telecommunications sea.

Charlotte Business Journal - November 8, 2018

How Hickory-based CommScope expects to benefit from its latest $7.4B acquisition

Hickory-based CommScope is paying $7.4 billion to buy a cable set-top box maker that would more than double the size of the broadband network equipment company.

Cabling Installation & Maintenance - November 8, 2018

CommScope acquiring ARRIS, to emerge as $11.3B wired, wireless, video communications infrastructure giant

CommScope, a specialist in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has agreed to acquire ARRIS International plc, a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions, in an all-cash transaction for $31.75 per share, or a total purchase price of approximately $7.4 billion, including the repayment of debt.

Wall Street Journal - November 8, 2018

Carlyle Group to Reinvest in CommScope to Help Fund Acquisition

Carlyle Group is reinvesting in CommScope Holding Co. to help the network infrastructure firm expand its wired and wireless communication networks.

CommScope said Thursday it has agreed to buy telecommunications equipment maker Arris International PLC in an all-cash deal valued at about $4.93 billion. The company, which has also agreed to repay Arris’s debt, said Arris shareholders will receive $31.75 a share.