Archive for the ‘Mobile Operators’ category

4G Networks: Smooth Sailing or Rough Waters Ahead?

August 4, 2011

4g sailboat

 Everyone continues to be excited about the advances in mobile computing technology, and 4G is no exception.  Who wouldn’t want blazing wireless speeds that rival old-fashioned wired connections? (more…)

Femtocells: Are They Right for Your Environment?

April 4, 2011

One of the challenges in the cellular world is coverage.  Sometimes getting a signal when inside the bowels of a large building or even inside a residential structure can be difficult.  One solution is to install some type of distributed antenna system (DAS) or picocells.  However, these can be expensive to install and operate.

Another alternative is a technology called femtocells.  Femtocells are small, limited-range devices that extend the mobile operator’s network using an ISP connection.   (more…)