Author Archives: Mats Nilson

The first telephone service for mobile people soon gone

It has been around for some time, but I realized today that the first Unwireless Mobile Telephone service is about to close in Sweden. The telephone booths or kiosks will be completly dismantled the coming year according to Telia. For … Continue reading

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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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Swedish regulator PTS opens 1800 MHz mobile spectrum for license exempt

  opened a small slot of paired spectrum for license free use starting Oct 1st this year. The frequency band 1783,1-1784,9/1878,1-1879,9 MHz is open for indoor GSM communication at a maximum downlink peak power of 100 mW EIRP. This step … Continue reading

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Dual SIM/Dual Receive changing user behavior

In Asia markets Multi SIM phones that handles two or three “active” idle modes at the same time have been around for a couple of years. This has forced the market leader Nokia to lauch Dual SIM phones on these markets. The … Continue reading

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Back to circuit switched – the optimal anti mobile broadband device

Johns Phone is a brand new GSM device for those who actively deselects the mobile broadband evolution. This device is just for making calls, and lack every data service whatsoever including SMS. The main features are battery life time (more … Continue reading

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Connecting The Last Billion

There are still 2-3 billion inhabitants on the globe that are waiting for the right to communicate and share information. In a rural remote landscape without roads, electrical grid, telecom engineering skills and money this still remains a challange. There … Continue reading

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