small cells

Arqiva and O2 kick start small cell mission

Arqiva and O2 have announced a new project to deliver 300 small cell sites across some of London’s busiest boroughs to increase connectivity and begin walking the 5G trail.

DT and Facebook TIP the scales for mmWave

Deutsche Telekom and Facebook has jointly announced a new working group, Millimetre Wave (mmWave) Networks Project Group, to address the growing demand for bandwidth in dense, highly-populated cities.

Nokia has big plans for small cells

At a briefing in London Nokia’s small cells team detailed its current small cells activity and stressed it thinks the category is set to boom, at long last.

Small Cell Forum maps out the 5G HetNet

The Small Cell Forum (SCF) has published the first components of Release 7, which is designed to provide the foundations for the 5G HetNet of the future.

Nokia partners with Comarch over IoT

Networking giant Nokia has commenced a technology partnership with Polish software vendor Comarch to develop IoT platforms aimed at key industries.

Nokia set to license brand to other handset makers

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri put a stop to rumours suggesting it might re-enter the handset business. But speaking in London at the vendor’s first capital markets day in five years, Suri confirmed the Nokia brand is to be re-licensed to appear on other smartphone makers’ devices.

Nokia Networks bags Bharti Airtel 3G contract

Nokia Networks has announced it has bagged a 3G contract form Bharti Airtel in Mumbai, west Bengal and Bihar, which according to the Finnish infrastructure provider marks India’s first dual band, dual carrier 3G implementation.

Time to turn telecom copper into mobile gold, says Genesis

Broadband solution specialist Genesis Technical Systems claimed copper holds unrealised potential for both fixed and mobile operators, saying it is “time to tap into technologies that turn copper into mobile gold.” The Canadian firm claimed the economics of small cell deployments makes fibre less attractive than enhanced copper solutions.

Alcatel Lucent shares small cells vision

Networking vendor Alcatel Lucent opened up is campus at Villarceaux, just outside of Paris, to showcase some of the projects its R&D arm – Bell Labs – is working on. Principal among these is its focus on small cells, including new partnerships with Qualcomm, JC Decaux and Accenture.

Small-cells-as-a-service to launch in Norway

Small-cells-as-a-service provider Cloudberry Mobile, this week revealed that it is just about ready to switch on what will be the world’s first carrier-neutral small cell network in Norway.

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