RF solutions provider Qorvo has unveiled a family of high efficiency power amplifiers (PAs) designed for 5G small cell infrastructure applications.
These new PAs are designed to help small cell base station OEMs deploy 5G networks and services in densely populated, urban indoor and outdoor areas.
Offering high power-added efficiency (PAE), greater than 30% in most cases, and covering major sub-7GHz 3GPP frequency bands, these devices are designed to handle true 5G New Radio (NR) signal bandwidths of up to 200MHz with dynamic spectrum sharing in a small, 50ohm-matched, 5mm x 5mm SMT package.
Joe Madden, chief analyst at Mobile Experts, said: “The small cell market experienced a Covid-related dip in 2020 but will be soaring to new heights in 2021. In particular, carrier deployment of small cells will grow at roughly 10% CAGR over the next five years due to ongoing growth in consumer data demand.”