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February 16, 2011
Small cells pinpoint subscribers' locations more precisely than macrocells, enabling more sophisticated mobile location-based services that generate revenue through partnerships.
August 19, 2010
The global femtocell market is poised for explosive growth, but operators say it won't become lucrative without tying femtocells to new services based on location and presence.
April 16, 2010
Service providers are expanding their roles in customers' lives, to become "experience providers," all while they transform themselves internally. AT&T is launching a new video service, looking to online gaming for inspiration, and using SOA to ...
April 08, 2010
The pressing need to offload 3G traffic from overloaded cell towers and backhaul networks has led carriers to incorporate both Wi-Fi hotspots and femtocells into their overall telecom network management programs.
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A femtocell is a wireless access point that improves cellular reception inside a home or office building. The device, which resembles a wireless router, essentially acts as a VOIP repeater. Continue Reading
Access point base station is the original term for what is now known as a femtocell. Continue Reading
A comfort noise generator (CNG) is a program used to generate background noise artificially for voice communications during periods of silence that occur during the course of conversation... (Continued) Continue Reading
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The evolution of device-agnostic connected home services are highly dependent on wireless technology to ensure users have the ability to access ‘content everywhere,’ according to new Frost & Sullivan research. Continue Reading
Business model transformation is the worldwide priority of network operators. While SOA and IMS don't guarantee results, they are essential tools to create the pieces of a telecom service transformation. Continue Reading
IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) was designed to deliver new mobile applications to users and enable billing by their mobile network operators, but mobile video applications have moved ahead, leaving the need for IMS in question. Continue Reading