Dish + Sprint is a Winner to Me

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 Been a while… I’ve been collaborating and innovating but I thought I would register my approval of a Dish + Sprint + Clear tie up. Firstly let me say I don’t think Softbank would be willing to let the opportunity slip away so low ($25.5B US) but I like the idea of an all wireless […]

Thinking of The LTE Roaming Tidbits In The News

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Ahead of the signaling show (who knew?) that starts tomorrow … I have been noticing a flood of information including various press releases about LTE roaming. I don’t have much that I can say publicly other than what I can observe in the public domain. So I wanted to point out some recent examples. As you may or […]

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) […]

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 […]

One Quick Observation: 5G

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I noticed that several Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are announcing their new 1GBps WiFi products. See, while WiFi 802.11n and LTE are both at their 4G commercially, the IEEE standards development for the next G for WiFi has been underway for some time. These new product announcements are based on a 5G WiFi, IEEE 802.11ac. […]