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Happy New Year- CES 2014 Time!

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There’s so much going on in the industry now. Firstly we have the New Year. Happy New Year. I will continue my analysis from before, however things got interesting when the data showed something about specific vendor performance. Last year LTE became mainstream for most technology reporters and we saw lots of drivel published. News […]






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On The Other Hand…Big Cells, Small Steps… Updated!!

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 Update: Serendipitously, Kevin Pritchard at GigOM just published an article on Verizon’s New network. I added some thinking about this below… There’s disappointingly little to report from the Small Cell Forum meetings in Dallas, TX this week, was hoping for someone to make bold moves. Anyhow, ever notice that most LTE macro network operators are very hesitant to push the […]






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LTE Optimization Thoughts

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   Working on many things at the same time, the tunnel vision sets in, so every once in a while, I try to take a I step back and reflect on where we are in LTE land. What I see is a early market that has yet to find it’s purpose in life. Yeah yeah, […]






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LTE Devices: Embedded vs Removable UICC

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I have a nit to pick. LTE standards require devices to use Universal Integrated Circuit Cards (UICC) otherwise known as SIMs (Subscriber Identity Modules from GSM days) to authenticate to the network. So this is all well and good from an intentions standpoint as theoretically it allows end users to switch UICC modules into multiple devices and have any […]






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LTE Advanced in the US Next Year!

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Real quick, AT&T execs are supposedly working to launch LTE Advanced next year!  I first saw this on TechSpot. Their Article is here: AT&T executives confirm 4G LTE Advanced rollout will start next year I think this is very plausible considering the standards will be in place at that time and they have this other spectrum that gives […]