CommAgility, NXP Collaborate for 5G New Radio Platform

February 26, 2020 Perry Cohen

CommAgility announced it is collaborated with NXP Semiconductors in connection with the company’s Layerscape Access LA12XX Programmable Baseband Processors for 5G New Radio (NR) processing.

According to the companies, the collaboration enables CommAgility to accelerate 5G hardware and software development while enhancing the performance of its 5G platform. The 5G platform will be used to create private and specialized network solutions based on the NXP PBPs.

CommAgility is 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, the company 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.

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