Apr 30 2010
Antenova, a company that provides integrated antenna and RF solutions, has recently released its DATANOVA 4G nine-band antenna for state-of-the-art netbooks and notebooks.
This full diversity antenna with GPS and LTE covers the 4, 7, 13, and 17 LTE bands, offers WWAN and 3G cellular communications, latest Wi-Fi and WiMAX connectivity, and embedded GPS to cater for location aware applications.
This custom antenna offers the broadest option for wireless broadband connectivity with better performance by its ability to cover as many or all the bands, akin to various DATANOVA’s broadband antennas for mobile applications. These antennas offer the best embedded wireless connectivity to manufacturers by obviating the requirement for unsightly or exposed external antennas. They are available in low profile and small volume form factors, as low as 0.8 mm in width that corresponds to a PCBs width, and are ideal for very thin netbooks and notebooks.
These antennas are embedded inside mobile broadband-based netbooks and notebooks from leading global vendors, such as the thinnest notebook in the world, the Dell Adamo XPS that has a thickness or height of only 9.99 mm.
Antenova’s CEO Greg McCray, informed that 64 operators are committed in deployment of the LTE networks in 31 nations, with most Tier 1 notebook providers getting prepared for LTE rollouts. He clarified that the DATANOVA 4G is a component of his company’s increasing portfolio of WiMAX and LTE systems for 4G mobile gadgets. It is also the most recent add on to its successful portfolio of mobile multi-band broadband antennas. He concluded that the single antenna structure that incorporates a GPS will help users to avail various applications and services that are location-based.