Monthly Archives: March 2014

Buy your 2G wireless infrastructure in the webshop

Some years ago the OpenBTS initiative caught large attention; it was suddenly possible to establish a private local network on your own. Some events in remote places etc have utlized the service to add mobile telephony connection over SIP trunks in parallell … Continue reading

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TMT Forum in London – consolidation is driving change and finance to telecoms

Consolidation is on the agenda for the telecom industry. The EU Commission is currently scrutinizing Telefonica’s acquisition of E-plus in Germany, Hutchison’s bid for Telefonica’s mobile operation in Ireland. It was therefore no surprise that TMT M&A Forum in London earlier … Continue reading

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5 Disruptive Ideas on 5G

Reading the latest edition of the IEEE Communications Magazine, my eyes fell on an interesting article entitled “Five Disruptive Technology Directions for 5G” where the authors (Boccardi, Heath, Lozano, Marzetta and Popovski) probe five “hot” technologies that they consider have … Continue reading

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Limiting traffic .. the way to manage the data tsunami?

In the January 2014 edition of IEEE Communication Magazine, in an article entitled “User-in-the-loop: spatial and temporal demand shaping for sustainable wireless networks“,  Rainer Schoenen and Halim Yanikomeroglu, discuss the possibility to use “Demand shaping”, i.e. using traffic dependent charging to … Continue reading

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Sweden’s Net4Mobility: the World’s 4G LTE network with best coverage!

Check out this report from Open Signal (here). Sweden’s Net4Mobility (Tele2, Telenor) and Korea (KT and SK Telecom) score as the best networks in the World when it comes to 4G LTE coverage!  

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