Mindspeed Reaffirms Small Cell Leadership Position with 63% Market Share

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.-- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), the industry leader in technology for small cell base stations, announced today that according to Infonetics Research, it had 63% of the 3GPP small cell market. Most of these shipments were for commercial deployment of HSPA small cells.

Saguna Networks and Ubiquisys Partner to Provide Content and Application Acceleration for Small Cells

Yokneam, Israel and Swindon, United Kingdom - 11th February 2013 - Saguna Networks, an innovative provider of Radio Access Network (RAN) application acceleration and mobile content delivery on HSPA and LTE networks, and Ubiquisys, the developer of intelligent small cells, today announced that the two companies are cooperating to provi

ZTE Introduces LTE Small-Cell Backhaul Solutions

ZTE

ZTE has unveiled a new series of backhaul solutions for LTE Small Cell technology, for network operators to meet rising subscriber demand for mobile broadband. ZTE's new series offers multi-module support and provides choice to operators in customizing their backhaul 

500K Outdoor Small Cells to be Deployed in 2013

ABI Research

ABI Research has forecasted that outdoor small cells will reach 500,000 units in 2013 in its latest report on outdoor small cells and carrier Wi-Fi Market Data. 1W and below small cell class will represent almost two-thirds of unit shipments in 2013, and continue to grow to overtake the higher power 5-10W microcell shipments during 2014.

Small cell operators face myriad operational and financial challenges

Campbell, CALIFORNIA, January 16, 2013—Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its Small Cell and LTE Backhaul Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey, which provides insights into operators’ current and future plans for outdoor small cells and backhaul.

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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.

Radisys and Mindspeed Announce the Integration of VoLTE into SK Telesys Small Cell Base Stations

Dec 13, 2012 - NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.- Radisys, SK Telesys and Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD) today announced a fully integrated carrier-class Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) solution for small cell base stations. SK Telesys has integrated this solution into their small cell product featuring the Mindspeed® Transcede® 3000 system-on-chip (SoC).

Report: 98% of Mobile Operators See Small Cells Essential for Networks

According to a latest small-cell market status report by Informa Telecoms & Media, 98% of mobile operator respondents believe small cells are essential for the future of their networks. Results are based on a survey with 280 respondents from around the world, although focused on Asia, Europe and North America and more than 30% of whom were operators.

Askey Computer Corporation joins Alcatel-Lucent software licensing program to widen the availability of wireless small cells

Paris, December 3, 2012 - Alcatel-Lucent  is to license product software to the Taiwan-based manufacturer of broadband and wireless products, Askey Computer Corporation, to enable their development of products to enhance the quality and speed of 3G broadband services within homes.

Northstream Predicts Competitive and Challenging 2013 for Mobile Industry

Stockholm, Sweden, 30th November 2012 – Northstream, the strategic wireless business consultancy, today announced its predictions for the mobile telecoms space in 2013. Next year will see operators requiring less small cells, thanks to LTE’s improved indoor coverage, and the market power of device vendors shaping the evolution of mobile R&D.

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.

NEC Exhibits its Latest Small Cell Solution Portfolio at Small Cells Americas

Dallas, 28 November 2012 - NEC Corporation (NEC), will exhibit a range of small cell products at Small Cells Americas, 3-4 December 2012 at The Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum, Dallas. These products cover the entire range of small cell applications for homes, enterprises, public spaces and outdoor areas.

ANADIGICS Introduces New Small-Cell Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifier

WARREN, N.J., Nov. 27, 2012 – ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today introduced the AWB7129 small-cell power amplifier (PA).  The AWB7129 is optimized for Band 8 WCDMA and LTE applications, including picocells, enterprise-class femtocells, and high performance customer premises equipment (CPE). 

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?