HCL, Xilinx bring backhaul modem for 5G

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IT services company HCL Technologies (HCL) announced backhaul modem running on Xilinx semiconductor, targeting 5G segment.

The solution – powered by Xilinx All Programmable Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices — targets 5G access and mobile backhaul markets and will enable telecom OEMs to meet the requirements of next-generation networks.

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The integrated solution will provide a configurable backhaul modem on an advanced 16nm FinFET+ technology node (covering the spectrum of RF bands and E-bands, to V-bands) that will result in a reduction in bill-of-material (BOM) cost and power dissipation compared to current solutions.

Sukamal Banerjee, head – IoT WoRKSTM, HCL Technologies, said: “Telecom OEMs need capabilities for 5G, which is expected to power the growth of the mobile broadband, massive IoT, and mission-critical applications.”