The Move to Small-Cell Architectures

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The expansion and evolution of cellular networks over the past decades has been astounding. Networks initially designed for voice traffic have grown to accommodate increasingly high data-traffic loads. This growth has long relied on a network of macro cells to provide a good balance of wireless coverage and

Integrating femtocells and Wi-Fi

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Andy Germano of the Small Cell Forum talks with RCR Wireless News about how integrating femtocells and Wi-Fi can offer mobile customers a seamless, secure wireless experience on an intelligent network.

TEKTELIC Communications delivers smallest and most-powerful complete LTE small cell eNodeB

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Barcelona, Spain – February 28, 2012 – Today at Mobile World Congress, TEKTELIC Communications, a leading provider of high quality and high efficiency cellular radio solutions and 4G micro base stations announced the availability of their smallest fully integrated micro eNodeB.  In conjunction with Mindspeed Technologies, Inc.

It all comes back to backhaul

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Ericsson - Backhaul plays a critical role in mobile broadband, and is rising in importance on account of the introduction of heterogeneous networks, known as hetnets.

Deploying vast numbers of small cells to complement improved and densified macrocell layers will require a range of highly scalable, flexible mobile backhaul solutions that support superior user experience.

Telenor to use Alcatel-Lucent's Femto solution

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To deliver high quality mobile broadband voice and data services, telecommunications service provider Telenor has selected small cells technology from Alcatel-Lucent. Under a new global frame agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide Telenor with  small cell base stations to support its customers.

Simon Saunders introducing the Small Cell Forum

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Simon Saunders introducing the Forum name change to Small Cell Forum

Ubiquisys to Demonstrate New Generation of Small Cells Based on Intel Architecture at Mobile World Congress

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23 Feb 2012, Swindon, UK – Ubiquisys, the developer of 3G and LTE small cells, will demonstrate smart cells, a new type of small cell, at Mobile World Congress.  With support from Intel Corporation, Ubiquisys has developed a new range of communications-tuned modules based on Intel® architecture.  When added to a 3G/LTE/WiFi small cell base station, they ad

NEC Introduces LTE Femtocell Base Stations

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NEC LTE Femtocell

NEC has launched new indoor LTE Femtocell base stations for telecom carriers. The base stations will be available in the second quarter of 2012. The new product is available in two models, one designed for enterprise and another for residential customers. 

Small Cell Forum and Open Mobile Alliance Expand Global Access to Small Cell Technology for Mobile Applications

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Small Cell Forum

22nd February 2012, London, UK – The Small Cell Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports small cell deployment worldwide, and the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), an international specifications setting body, have established a cooperation agreement for OMA to develop API standards for small cells on a global scale.

Mosaic Telecom Launches Home Cell Product with Ubiquisys AWS Femtocells

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Mosaic Telecom Homecell

Swindon, UK - 17th February 2012 - Mosaic Telecom, the regional US operator serving rural Wisconsin, is now providing its customers with femtocells based on the 3GPP Release 9 open standard. The Mosaic Home Cell is provided by Ubiquisys, the developer of 3G and LTE small cells, as part of a Nokia Siemens Networks femtocell solution.