A Piece of 5G

With each new network upgrade (1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, and now 5G), RF filters take a more prominent role in devices (smartphones, etc.) as the frequency ranges get higher and higher. After each network upgrade, RF filter companies generate more revenue as the cost per device for filters goes up so it’s a steadily increasing and lucrative business.

The Race Is On

The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide soon whether to approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp. There are leaks that the decision for the merger could be out as early as next week, but regardless, a decision is coming soon. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has agreed…