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The use of Wi-Fi functionality in small-cell base stations will be a game changer for cellphone service providers, easing heavily congested data pipes while linking together billions of devices into a single network architecture, according to the IHS iSuppli Mobile & Wireless Communications Service at information and analytics provider IHS.
NEC Corp. announced that Mobile TeleSystems, together with NEC Neva Communications Systems, have launched a Femtocell service in the Ural region.
Mobile Experts has released a new Small Cell Market Forecast, predicting more than 5 million metrocells shipped in 2017.
NEC Corp. completed interoperability testing for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program's 700 MHz Public Safety Demonstration Network at the Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories.
NTT DOCOMO INC. has selected NEC Corp. to develop ‘high-capacity base station equipment’ that supports DOCOMO's proposed LTE-Advanced communications system.
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) and Sub10 Systems, a manufacturer of point-to-point millimetre wave radio links, announced their collaboration on a differentiated and future-proof backhaul solution for small cell base stations.
ZTE Corp., a global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has selected the KeyStone multicore System-on-Chips (SoCs) from Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) for its small cell base station products. TI's KeyStone SoCs are programmable multicore processors which enable ZTE to develop wireless base stations capable of concurrently supporting multiple 3G and 4G air interface standards.
Informa Telecoms & Media issued its latest quarterly small-cell market status report for the Small Cell Forum, which highlights that public access small cells are gaining clear market traction and will dominate small cell revenues for the foreseeable future.
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