Deutsche Telekom Launches 100Mbps Service…Sigh

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While the USA has been launching its’ 2×2 MIMO based, 10MHz FDD networks that peak in the 70Mbps range, but deliver about 20s….Deutsche Telekom announces they are launching their 100Mbps service in Europe.  Honestly I’m jealous. There’s a big gap between what I’m using and what they are advertising… sigh…  oh yeah…all this for EUR 9.95/month! […]


Updated: Serendipity: eMBMS And MPEG’s High Efficiency Video Coding

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This was updated with a lot of media at the bottom for your viewing pleasure…  The other day Anritsu announced that Samsung had demonstrated eMBMS with Anritsu’s Rapid Test Designer (RTD) and MD8430A to simulate the LTE network environment. Soon after, ISO MPEG and ITU-T VCEG announced they have been working towards High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) […]


Sprint’s Recent Announcement of Small Cell Contract Awards

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  Last Friday, in the US, the 10th of August, Sprint announced it had awarded Samsung and Alcatel Lucent contracts to provide small cells. Currently, Airwalk provides enterprise class small cells and Airvana their residential (femto) small cells for CDMA 1x/EVDO. This recent announcement seems centered around LTE, Samsung’s part to play focused on indoor […]


Quick Fun with Small Cells Numbers

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Recently, Sprint released it’s 2ND QTR results and one thing that caught my eye was the 12,000 macro sites expected to be on air by the end of the year. Independently, I read somewhere that they currently have deployed 900,000 Airaves (small cells) in their network too. So being a little curious, I dug up […]