Monthly Archives: October 2011

An era laid to rest: Sony buys Ericsson out of mobile phone joint venture

Sony Corp is to take over its mobile phone joint venture with Ericsson for 1.05 billion euros ($1.5 billion), as it seeks to exploit its music and video to help it catch smartphone leaders such as Apple Inc, Reuters reports. … Continue reading

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2nd annual conference on Self Organizing Networks: Tele2 stands out as pioneers

The last couple of days, I together with some +100 professionals from the industry have participated in the 2nd annual conference on Self Organizing Networks, SON, at the Le Meridien Hotel in London. To my great surprise, I realized how … Continue reading

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Massive long-term study – no increased risks of brain cancer

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) published last week an extensive study by researchers at the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen, Denmark . The study include all Danish Mobile Telephone subscriber during the time period 1990-2007. In total  the 358 … Continue reading

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Smart grid, where an epsilon improvement can bring about tremendous benefit

Recently, I attended WPMC conference which was held in Brest, France on 3rd-7th October 2011. Professor Catherine Rosenberg gave an inspiring talk about smart grid. Electricity grid is a mix-up of generations of systems in particular in north america, and … Continue reading

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Stage 1 in 1800 MHz-auction is now concluded – total bid sum SEK 1,349,999,999

Stage 1 in the auction of the refarming of the Swedish 1800MHz has been concluded today after 18 bidding rounds. In stage 1 2×35 MHz is assigned, divided into seven frequency blocks of 2×5 MHz each. The winning bidders and the … Continue reading

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1000 times more capacity – what does it mean ?

Mainly based on Ciscos forecasts, there seems to be a general consensus about that we need 1000 times more capacity in mobile broadband before 2020. In a recent post we discussed how various manufacturers and operators mean that this can … Continue reading

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