15 Jun 2024

High-performance antennas

The Antenna Company Announces Support for Qualcomm’s Fixed Wireless Access Ultra Gen-3 Platform

The Antenna Company, a specialist in the design of high-performance antennas, has announced support for the Qualcomm Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Ultra Gen-3 platform.  Specifically, The Antenna Company’s AC31601 wide-band LTE antenna was selected to enable sub-6GHz band support in Qualcomm Technologies’ new FWA Ultra Gen-3 reference platform.

The AC31601 is in production and available for immediate design for 5G FWA customer premise equipment (CPE).

The company says the AC31601 antenna highlights the following benefits:

  • Support for Snapdragon 5G X75 Modem-RF bands for global deployment
  • Small size (15×49 mm) to enable MIMO antenna system in compact CPE designs

In addition, the AC31601 supports the following features:

  • Omni-directional radiation pattern
  • High efficiency
  • Compatible with Antenna Company’s Wi-Fi 7 tri-band antenna (AC10256)

“The AC31601 LTE antenna was selected for the FWA Ultra Gen-3 reference platform based on its compact size and high performance”, said Gautam Sheoran, VP and GM, Wireless Broadband and Communications at Qualcomm Technologies, “By utilising this fully integrated reference platform, customers can accelerate their time-to-market.”

“We are pleased to support Qualcomm Technologies’ game changing FWA platform.”, said Company CEO David Favreau. “The RF performance and band support of the AC31601 is compatible with the requirements of every major region deploying 5G FWA.”

Company info: The Antenna Company