Updated! Review of LTE InterRAT Handovers

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Update: Cisco came out with a post today (23JULY12) titled, “Evolving to LTE- Cisco’s Seamless Migration for CDMA Operators.” Have a look at that resource too. Their primary motivation is the recent purchase of Starent and so have CDMA and LTE gear to offer. From their page: (Seems a little like boilerplate from their HSPA […]

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Updated! LTE + CDMA (3GPP2) + IMS Network Diagram

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Update: Forgot that Artiza Networks has a nice and clean version. Mine looks like a messy room in comparison. See bottom. Just sharing this, it’s something I did before and forgot where I used it. I think I summarized some details, such as the millions of IMS pieces but broke out important functions such as HSGW […]


indooratlas Solves Some Vexing Problems Indoors

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You guys see this? This startup, indooratlas, is using embedded smart phone compass’ as magnetic anomaly detector. The spin-off company from the University of Oulu, Finland was founded in 2012. The key issue they are addressing is that all of Google and Apple and other’s mapping technology is essentially satillite imagery meshed with GPS. This matched technology allows […]


4 New Products/Ideas Will Allow Significant Energy Savings And Performance Improvements For Upcoming LTE Devices

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 So last year physorg.com had a story about saving 50% power consumption just by enhancing content strategies. I’ve been keeping my eyes on that one, therefore when I saw these, my triggers went off. I have about 4 technologies that are not earth shattering but each add up to dramatically slice power consumption for mobile […]