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Why is the lowest possible PIM essential, especially for 5G networks?

You may have noticed a constant emphasis on “extra-low PIM” when reading about network components and cables. Why is a low passive intermodulation (PIM) rating important, especially for 5G networks?


IRISS Technologies and Acentury partner to grow Radiocomm business in Turkey

Radiocomm, the network components division of Acentury Inc., is proud to announce a partnership with IRISS Technologies. IRISS will act as Radiocomm’s distributor in Turkey.

Partner News

Frame Communications and Acentury partner to grow Radiocomm business in the UK and Ireland

Radiocomm, the network components division of Acentury Inc., is proud to announce a partnership with Frame Communications. Frame will act as Radiocomm’s distributor covering the UK and Ireland markets.

Partner News

Designing a Heptaplexer With Added Band 40 and 42 Requirements

A European customer required seven (7) European bands including the new Band 40 and 42 to be combined for a military application. There was also strict PIM rejection (-161dBc) and high-power requirements (350W).


How We Manufactured and Shipped 192km of Fiber for A Major Telco in Just 3 Weeks During the COVID Holiday Season

Acentury works hard to help our global partners and clients. Read on to see how we were able to help a major South American telecommunication service provider to expand and improve their broadband internet service by rolling out fiber to the homes (FTTH) in a large swath of the country.


Guide to 5G: Distributed Antenna Systems (5G DAS)

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) are one of the most popular in-building solutions. But what will be 5G's impact on DAS? Our guide to 5G DAS: Learn more about DAS, how it works, its benefits and challenges, and its role in 5G deployment.


5G Applications

In today’s discussion we discuss the various 5G applications, both for the enterprise and consumer user.


The Shared Lab Challenge

The constantly evolving communication networks require development of new Ethernet network devices, being either traditional hardware implementations or virtual, software based implementations – Virtual Network Functions (VNF). In both cases the devices need to be tested during development to troubleshoot and validate the functioning of the new devices.


Product Re-Design in Two Weeks: A Customer Success Story

In this article, we want to share an example of how we strive with each request to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. This example is taken from our recent interaction with a Tier-1 US wireless operator on our Radiocomm RF component products.


Setting the Bar for Layer 1 Switches: Why ColdFusion?

Lepton’s ColdFusion Layer 1 test automation switch enables the automation of 100% of lab infrastructure. With ColdFusion, network topology changes can be performed with the click of a button, or by integrating QA test scripts with ColdFusion APIs.

Partner News

5G Basics: Non-Standalone vs Standalone (NSA vs SA)

5G is the fifth generation of mobile communication technology; revolutionary with an achievable downlink speed of 1000Mbps under ideal conditions. The deployment of 5G is consequential, but complicated with one contributing factor to the complexity being the two difference 5G network modes.


Open RAN vs. O-RAN Communities, and their Upcoming Challenges

In today’s discussion we chat about some of the differences between the Open RAN and O-RAN communities and some of the challenges both communities face in the very near future.

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