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5G? 5G? You kidding me? You talking about 5G?

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More frequently, I see media comments about 5G or hear questions about 5G wireless technology. I mostly ignore it ,but as there’s steady increases in the amount of daily hype around it, I’m wondering why? This year was a big year for 4G and many geographies are in some phase of either enjoying it, dealing with the […]






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Time to Change The Small Cells Business Model

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A long long time ago, in a galaxy… in 2003 at Samsung, we were trying to sell our small cell vision to carriers, and carried demos all over the country.  Everybody agreed it was pretty awesome but the adoption for deployment was just not very good at all. Later, I worked with a couple of […]






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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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Interesting Experiment: LTE MVNO and Free Data Service

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 A curious market experiment is taking place. I’ll explain. FreedomPop, an Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) founded in 2011 and based in Los Angeles, is offering 500MB of free wireless data over LTE for their customers. They are marketing a DSL type of replacement service with a LTE gateway and LTE mobile service through dongles, […]






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FUD Alert: VoLTE Calls Are Battery Killers??

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 Now the Blogosphere is incessantly echoing this story … I first noticed in GigaOM, their story is really Fear Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) extremist journalism (how’s that?) Their story is linked below. Voice Calls Over 4G LTE Networks Are Battery Killers The key quote is: The results of those tests should give carriers and consumers […]






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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 […]