Three Real Wireless Experts Honoured at Small Cell Awards

London, UK – 10th June 2013 – Real Wireless, the expert and independent wireless communications specialist, today announced that three of its experts were honoured at the Small Cell Industry Awards 2013, highlighting the company’s position as the foremost international advisor on small cell technology and strategy.

Small Cell Forum Announces 2013 Award Winners

Small Cell Forum

The Small Cell Forum has announced the winners of the Small Cell Forum Industry Awards 2013. The awards recognize outstanding achievement within, and contributions to, the small cell industry. SK Telecom and Vodafone Group bagged awards in multiple categories.

Small Cell Forum Industry Awards 2013 Shortlists Announced

London, UK – 9th May 2013 – The Small Cell Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports small cell deployment worldwide, today announced the shortlists for the Small Cell Industry Awards 2013. The awards recognise the outstanding achievements and innovations from within the small cell community.

LTE-A PHY Layer Overview & Femto Design Challenges

A detailed tutorial overview of the PHY layer procedures, techniques and features in LTEi and their evolution towards LTE-Advanced (Rel. 8-10)

Network evolution demands SON revolution

25 February 2013, Mobile World Congress, Spain –With “customer experience” replacing “OPEX savings” as the primary concern of many mobile operators, the issue of Self-Optimising Networks (SON) is in vogue once again.

ABI Research: 103M LTE Mobile Devices, 2M Femtocell Units Shipped in 2012

ABI Research

According to a new ABI Research finding, an estimated 103 Million 4G LTE mobile devices were shipped in 2012. Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones provided LTE-enabled handset shipments a substantial lift in 2012. LTE-enabled handset contribution was put to 91 million in 2012 and the balance came from other mobile devices.

Ubiquisys Deploys Multi-Mode Indoor Metrocell with LTE, HSPA+ and WiFi

Ubiquisys Small Cell

The small cell and femtocell company, Ubiquisys has announced deployment of its GM7 multi-mode cell for indoor public spaces in small cell programs. The new Ubiquisys cell supports LTE, 3G-HSPA+ and WiFi and is designed for use in a wide range of public spaces.

Optimizing Small Cells for Coverage and Capacity: An End-to-End Approach

JDSU Webinar: Carriers are struggling to keep up with capacity demands while simultaneously increasing coverage. Throwing more spectrum at the problem is expensive, and only part of the solution. Bringing the network closer to users with small cells can help address these problems, but only bridges the gap for today's divide—what about tomorrow?

NTT DOCOMO Announces Small Cell Base Station for 3G and LTE

DOCOMO’s small-cell base station supporting 3G and LTE

NTT DOCOMO has developed a dual-mode small-cell base station, or femtocell, supporting 3G (W-CDMA) and LTE simultaneously. The dual-mode femtocell will be commercially launched from December and offers for improved service coverage in indoor locations such as offices, shops and homes.

Quortus Appoints Simon Saunders to Technical Advisory Panel

Guildford, UK - 14 November 2012 - Quortus, the company transforming core network functionality into edge-based applications, today announced that Dr Simon Saunders, founding Chairman of the Small Cell Forum (formerly Femto Forum) and independent wireless communications specialist with Real Wireless, has joined the company in a part time advisory capacity.

The Importance of Difference - HetNet

This presentation was given at the Small Cells MENA event, Oct 2012 by ip.access CTO, Dr. Nick Johnson.
Part 1 of this presentation will cover:
- The Heterogenous [HetNet] and why we have it?
- The multi-standard HetNet, Why is it different? Why is it important?

The 1000x challenge; Small Cells everywhere!

To solve the 1000x data challenge, we need more small cells, and everywhere - indoors, outdoors, residences, enterprises, in all flavors-3G, 4G and Wi-Fi, and forms - femtos, picos, metros, relays, remote radio heads, distributed antenna systems etc.! But, isn't interference a limiting factor? How dense can we deploy? What are the future enhancements that take HetNets to the next level?

The Changing Shape of the Small Cell Marketplace

This webinar is presented by David Chambers, ThinkSmallCell. It describes the evolution of femtocells into small cells addressing different market segments, and discusses the impact on the ecosystem of vendors and partners.

Colt Technology Services in partnership with NEC commence mobile operator trials with Femto as a Service

London, 17 October 2012 - Colt Technology Services in partnership with NEC, today announced that it is conducting the first ever live trials of Small Cells using Femto-as-a-Service (FaaS) with a leading, large-scale European mobile operator, using a multi-operator Small Cell (Femto) Gateway.

ClearSky Partners with NEC to Offer Femtocell Service to Carriers

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Mobile data services provider ClearSky Technologies has signed a multi-year contract with NEC to offer Femtocell as a Service (FaaS) to regional GSM/UMTS wireless carriers. Femtocell as a Service offers an alternative approach to launching services for many carriers.