HetNet (Small Cells), Interference Mitigation Algorithms

What is HetNet? What is network densification? Learn about small cells, interference mitigation mechanisms (ICIC, eICIC, FeICIC) with Azimuth's Vivek Vadakkuppattu.

Tele2 Netherlands Boosts Network Capacity, Indoor Coverage with Nokia LTE Small Cells

Nokia

Following the successful trial of Nokia's outdoor and indoor small cells, Tele2 has selected the company as supplier of LTE small cells products.

LTE, DAS and Small Cell Field Testing best practices

As mobile networks become more heterogeneous in order to support ever-increasing indoor and outdoor capacity needs, testing must take into consideration operators' infrastructure choices.

Vodafone, Ericsson and Qualcomm Test LTE Carrier Aggregation of Licensed and Unlicensed Bands on Commercial Network

Ericsson RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell

Ericsson, with Vodafone and Qualcomm, today conducted live testing of advanced LTE Carrier Aggregation (CA) of LTE in licensed and unlicensed bands on a commercial mobile network.

​ABI: LTE Subscriber Base to Grow to 1.4B Worldwide by 2015 End

ABI Research

​ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers globally by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. The company further forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. 

Small Cell Testing Webinar

Testing and optimize performance of small cells with a focus on Carrier Aggregation, Interference, EICIC and Quality of Experience

Overcoming High Deployment Costs of Enterprise Sync

This webinar reviews the importance of phase timing and how best that can be achieved for indoor small cells.

Nanjing Panda Electronics Co., Ltd. Selects Radisys’ LTE-TDD Small Cell Solution to Power China Mobile’s LTE Network Rollout

Radisys’ LTE small cell software allows Panda Electronics to enter the LTE market and reduce customers’ time-to-market; deployments set to begin later this year

Nokia Networks, China Mobile Deploy Small Cells at Xiamen International Marathon 2015

Nokia

China Mobile selected Nokia Networks to implement its Flexi Zone TD-LTE small cell solution for the 2015 Xiamen Marathon, an international sports event in China.

Analyzing In-Building LTE and DAS

Andy Germano, VP of the Small Cell Forum, moderates a panel discussion of in-building coverage from both the LTE network and distributed antenna systems.

RCR Insights: Small cells, NFV and edge computing

IBM, Intel and SpiderCloud Wireless join RCR Insights host Martha DeGrasse to discuss the role of small cells in edge computing.

ANADIGICS Introduces Six TD-LTE Small-Cell Power Amplifiers

ANADIGICS TD-LTE Small-Cell Power Amplifiers

ANADIGICS has introduced six new power amplifiers (PAs)  for TD-LTE (Time-Division Long-Term Evolution) small-cell applications. These are AWB7031, AWB7032, AWB7228, AWB7231, AWB7232 and AWB7239 TD-LTE power amplifiers and optimized for small-cell applications including picocells, femtocells and customer premises equipment (CPE).  

Alcatel-Lucent Extends Mobile Backhaul Capabilities with Full Outdoor Microwave Networking Unit and New Transceivers

Alcatel-Lucent 9500 MPR

Alcatel-Lucent is extending its wireless mobile backhaul capabilities to provide high-capacity deployment coverage via LTE heterogeneous networks (hetnets) - a mix of macro and small cell base stations. Company has announced a  new full outdoor microwave packet radio (MPR) networking unit to deliver LTE access.

Fujitsu's Role in Small Cell with LTE, Wi-Fi

David Oberholzer, Director of Wireless Business Development for Fujitsu, discusses the company's activities in the small cell market.

Femto Active Hand-in for UMTS Small Cells

As femto cells become more ubiquitous it is essential to provide seamless mobility between macro and femto cells to reap the full benefits and improve user experience. Qualcomm Research's active hand-in for UMTS small cell solution offers a seamless connection in addition to several other benefits.