Femto Forum Becomes Small Cell Forum as Femtocell Technology Extends Beyond the Home

15th February 2012, London, UK – The Femto Forum today announced it is to be renamed the Small Cell Forum in order to better reflect its work which embraces residential, enterprise, metro and rural small cells, as well as to prevent the perception that the small cell arena is fragmented.

Seventeen vendors adopt Femto Forum LTE small cell APIs

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Seventeen manufacturers have so far adopted the Femto Forum APIs for their upcoming LTE products including Airvana, AirWalk Communications, Broadcom, Cisco, Freescale, ip.access, mimoOn , Mindspeed, Picochip, Radisys, Tata Elxsi, Texas Instruments and Ubiquisys amongst others.

Femto Forum Publishes APIs for LTE Femtocell Interoperability

Femto Forum has published a set of APIs to enable LTE femtocell semiconductors and protocol software stacks from different vendors to interoperate. 

Femto Forum: 56% US consumers found femtocells appealing

Femtocells appeal to the majority of US broadband householders with mobile phones according to Femto Forum, an independent industry and operator association .

Femto Forum announces Femtocell Industry Awards winners

The Femto Forum has announced the winners of the Femto Forum Femtocell Industry Awards 2010. The awards recognize outstanding achievement within, and contributions to, the femtocell industry.

Femto Forum announces interoperability testing event

Femto Forum has announced its second plugfest interoperability testing event which will focus on the Broadband Forum’s femtocell management standard. 

WiMAX Forum and Femto Forum join hands

The WiMAX Forum and the Femto Forum has announced the publication of the first WiMAX femtocell standard.

Airvana Shortlisted in Four Femtocell Industry Awards Categories

Airvana has been shortlisted in four categories in the 2010 Femto Forum Femtocell Industry Awards.


Simon Saunders, Chairman of Femto Forum speaks with Michelle Sklar of bnetTV.com at the 2010 CTIA Wireless show held in Las Vegas.

Femto Forum completes world's first femtocell plugfest

March 30, 2010 - The Femto Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports femtocell deployment worldwide, today announced it has completed the world’s first femtocell plugfe

Airvana Participates in Inaugural Femto Forum UMTS Femtocell Plugfest

March 30, 2010 - Airvana today announced the company's successful participation in the "1st Femto Forum UMTS Femtocell Plugfest" which took place earlier this month.  At the Plugfest, Airvana

3GPP2 announces publication of comprehensive specifications for CDMA2000 femtocells

March 23, 2010 - 3GPP2, building on a collaborative partnership with the Femto Forum, has reached a major milestone for the deployment of multi-vendor femtocell networks based on CDMA2000 radio acc

New Femto Forum Research Details Benefits of Femtocells for LTE & WiMAX

March 23, 2010 - Detailed Research Demonstrates That Femtocells Improve the Operator Business Case for LTE & WiMAX Networks While Also Significantly Improving the User Experience and the Range