The Network Mona Lisa

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 […]


Updated! Qualcomm Pushes Back Against Lower 700MHz Interoperability Efforts By FCC

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March 21st FCC kicked off an industry discussion with their FCC Docket No. 12-69 Promoting Interoperability in the 700 MHz Commercial Spectrum Last Friday, (1st of June), Qualcomm shoots over some comments to the FCC in response. Specifically, a document titled: Promoting Interoperability in the 700 MHz Commercial Spectrum Interoperability of Mobile User Equipment […]


Interesting Research Reports On The Streets

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 Information is the key driver in business decisions (other than gut feelings for some) and also the means to which you can assure that you will not be annihilated without warning. Our ancestors worked hard and often gave their lives to obtain it but this is the information age and things are much more straightforward. […]


World meet DAN3800, LTE Advanced SoC

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Design Art Networks has released a 40nm SoC that is very respectable in terms of specifications.  It is Release 10 (LTE Advanced) ready and only consumes 8W at full power, supporting up to  80MHz aggregate spectrum, and 16TX + 16RX paths (= 4 sectors of 4×4 MIMO). If the price is right, beware the onslaught […]