Tag Archives: LTE

The Spectrum Challenges Facing LTE

LTE appears to be heading towards becoming the single global standard for fourth generation mobile broadband. Of course it is actually the next evolution of LTE – LTE Advanced – that is truly 4G. This is as recognised by the … Continue reading

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The Middle East Spectrum Conference

The Middle East Spectrum Management Conference closed last week in Dubai with two overall conclusions:  that demand is forecast to grossly exceed supply and that countries are not really facing up to the need to rapidly release spectrum to the market. There were … Continue reading

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Overspill and Coordination in Public Mobile Networks

This blog is a post-conference recording of a paper given by John Berry of InterConnect Communications at the Middle East Spectrum Conference held in Dubai in March 2011.  Follow this link for a full programme. InterConnect Presentation – Overspill and … Continue reading

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Will there be a single mobile wireless standard? Will the LTE and WiMAX standards merge?

WiMAX and LTE Market Background The WiMAX standard 802.16e has been around since 2005, and WiMAX continues to press towards being a globally significant mobile wireless technology. The WiMAX forum currently estimates that there are over 580 networks deployed globally, … Continue reading

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The future of multiple radio technologies in a network?

For most mobile network operators (MNOs), voice revenues continue to outweigh data revenues.  However for many MNOs mobile data is becoming increasingly more important due to its potential for ARPU uplift and the impact it can have on the network … Continue reading

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