Filtronic Reaches 50k Milestone

Filtronic plc (AIM: FTC), the designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave, and mmWave products for the wireless telecoms, mission-critical communications and defence applications markets, has announced that it has now shipped a total of 50,000 high-performance E-band transceiver modules targeted at the growing 5G backhaul market, the company said.

E-band spectrum (in the mmWave frequency ranges 71 — 76GHz and 81 — 86GHz) offers OEMs wide bandwidth, enabling them to provide 5G mobile network operators with high-capacity and high data rate backhaul, midhaul and front-haul (collectively known as XHaul).

E-band has been identified as one of the critical wireless technologies required to address the demanding XHaul capacity requirements of 5G networks, and is now experiencing significant growth. Systems containing Filtronic´s core E-band technology have been successfully demonstrated at data rates up to 40Gbps.

Filtronic plc is a designer and manufacturer of advanced RF communications products, supplying Original Equipment Manufacturers and Mobile Network Operators in the mobile telecommunications infrastructure, mission-critical communications and defence electronics markets.