Altera Announces Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) v4.1 Intellectual Property (IP) Core for Next Generation LTE, WiMAX, WCDMA, CDMA and Other Air-Interface

Tue, Aug 4th, 2009. In IP Core, Reference Design, Wireless

The Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) v4.1 intellectual property (IP) core supports channel speeds up to 6.144 Gbps. The CPRI v4.1 IP core also supports the LTE and WiMAX standards and offers legacy support for WCDMA, CDMA and other air-interface standards in a single system. It enables developers to easily upgrade from proprietary CPRI implementations to a highly configurable solution supporting today’s standards, improving customer productivity and cost of ownership. The IP core targets a wide range of wireless applications including multi-mode air-interface support, single-hop and multi-hop system topologies and advanced MIMO antenna configurations. It comes complete with test benches that perform start-up sequences for common configuration modes so developers can get up to speed quickly and focus on differentiating their product…


CPRI IP Core Block Diagram
(Picture: Altera)

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