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CommAgility and NXP collaborate on 5G new radio platform

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CommAgility has collaborated with NXP Semiconductors in connection with their recently-announced Layerscape Access LA12XX Programmable Baseband Processors for 5G New Radio processing. The collaboration enables CommAgility to accelerate 5G hardware and software development and enhance the performance of its 5G platform, providing significant advantages to customers and reducing their time to market. CommAgility will use its 5G platform to create private and specialized network solutions based on NXP programmable baseband processors. The collaboration will help CommAgility address the anticipated 5G long-term growth opportunity and both companies will work together to meet customer requirements and provide unique, competitive solutions.

CommAgility is already implementing its 5G NR PHY and Protocol Stack software on the NXP processors, initially supporting sub-6GHz bands and mmWave frequencies. With the combination of the software and processors, CommAgility can design and deploy a complete, optimized 5G software and hardware portfolio for access points, small cells and specialized networks, which the company recently announced will be available in 2020.