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L-Com offers 'true' 180-degree antenna coverage

L-Com Global Connectivity, a connectivity product manufacturer, has recently announced the release of two multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) antennas which the company says provides "true" 180-degree coverage.

L-Com's HyperLink series sees omnidirectional antenna addition

Connectivity product maker L-com Global Connectivity is adding a new antenna to its HyperLink brand. The HG72705CUPR-NF antenna is an omnidirectional ceiling-mounted device that L-com said is tailored to in-building wireless networks, like distributed antenna systems (DAS).

PCTEL adds 3- and 4-port MIMO antennas to VenU line

PCTEL recently introduced new compact panel antennas to its VenU line of broadcast access products. The new antennas offer 3-port and 4-port MIMO options, which support "dual-band coverage for high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks covering both 2.4-2.5 GHz and 4.9-5.9 GHz on each port."

Cambridge research could lead to new ways of integrating antennas on a chip

Researchers from the UK's University of Cambridge say they have unraveled one of the mysteries of electromagnetism, a breakthrough that could enable the design of antennas small enough to be integrated into an electronic chip. The development could have implications for the Internet of Things (IoT).

TabletTV launches in San Francisco, promises nationwide rollout in 2015

Over-the-air video service TabletTV is moving forward with its plans to step into the space left by Aereo, launching in the San Francisco Bay area following several weeks of beta testing.

NTT DoCoMo preps for 5G with multi-element antenna

NTT DoCoMo showed off its multi-element antenna/circuit integration technology for 5G, and this time, the company revealed an ultra-thin filter.

Aereo scales back, shutting down Boston office and laying off some NYC staff

In an expected move, Aereo will shutter its Boston office on Nov. 12, a move that will see 43 employees laid off. The online video provider will also lay off an undisclosed number of employees at its New York City headquarters.

One in 10 cell sites violate FCC rules aimed at limiting RF impacts, says report

The steadily rising numbers of antenna sites for cellular networks, many of which are being deployed in stealth fashion for aesthetic appeal, are raising eyebrows among those concerned about the impacts of excessive radio-frequency (RF) radiation.

4SeTV turns to Kickstarter as it looks to fill a TV Everywhere niche

As the tug of war for subscribers between cable operators and OTT providers continues, and with TV Everywhere still in its infancy in the U.S., startups are continuing to find niches that attempt to meet demand for anywhere, anytime video service. Case in point: 4SeTV, a startup looking directly to its target audience for its next round of funding.

Broadcast-only households jump 4%, Nielsen stats show

Despite reports to the contrary, the broadcast television audience may be keeping over-the-air viewing alive and well, a study from Nielsen suggests. Broadcast-only households grew 4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2014.