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The answer to mmWave coverage must be clear

It is no secret that one of the biggest barriers to entry for mmWave 5G is a physical one. The frequencies used have both a more limited range than previous mobile generations and are more easily blocked by physical objects. … Read More

Indoor coverage is key to 5G

The idea of mmWave was once met with a lukewarm response and the feeling that there wouldn’t be enough of a reward for the effort needed to deploy. Perspectives on mmWave are now shifting significantly and it is set to … Read More

ALCAN Systems addresses mmWave 5G roll-out challenges with Liquid Crystal smart antennas

This week we formally announced that our unique Liquid Crystal based technology is being used to deliver solutions for the telecoms market to address the challenges of mmWave 5G coverage by using the licriOn™ technology provided by our partner Merck. … Read More

A year in review

As the year draws to a close the ALCAN team reflect on some of the biggest industry news over the past 12 months. 2021 has again been a year like no other as businesses have felt the impact of the … Read More

Satellite and 5G: An essential partnership for the future of connected cars

Set to be the ultimate disruptor for the automotive industry, autonomous vehicles are the future that sci-fi films have imagined for decades, however when it comes to delivering connectivity for the next generation of transport, how do car manufacturers overcome … Read More

Is it too soon to talk about 6G?

The short answer is no. Although 5G is in still evolving there is certainly a place in the industry to start exploring what comes next. The aim of the game when it comes to 6G will be to use higher … Read More

Satellite Broadband: The proof will be in the pricing

Following a flurry of deals and announcements in the space, the potential of satellite broadband is at the forefront of many industry conversations. As interest spikes, ALCAN Systems CEO Onur Karabey gives his take on why cost will prove to … Read More

Solving 5G challenges with invisible infrastructure

In 2019, Gartner put 5G at the absolute peak of its ‘Hype Cycle’ for emerging technologies. When it comes to the telecoms industry delivering on 5G, it is not unreasonable to say that we are still in the hype stage. … Read More

ALCAN in the media: A bright outlook for mmWave 5G

2020 has seen a shift in the industry’s approach to mmWave 5G. A growing interest in using high-band frequencies for next generation deployments has seen the attitude move from ‘mmWave is too problematic for 5G’ to ‘mmWave is absolutely necessary … Read More