The Small Cell Forum rolled out a new release designed to make it easier for mobile operators to deploy small cells within businesses. "Release Two: Enterprise" leverages group members' experiences and best practices from successful deployments.
SpiderCloud Wireless is using a Broadcom WCDMA/LTE baseband system on chip to create a multimode small cell for the enterprise that can offer 3G and LTE services simultaneously.
Partners NEC Europe and SpiderCloud Wireless--claiming mobile operators are increasingly focused on using small cells to deliver in-building coverage and capacity for medium to large enterprises--announced they are engaged in "numerous" market trials with leading carriers across four continents.
Mike Fitz, vice president, wireline and solutions engineering for Sprint, said that Sprint's focus on the mid-sized business is what both differentiates and makes his company superior to some of its competition.
Operators' indoor coverage can be stunningly poor, necessitating the need for dedicated coverage solutions that go beyond the macrocell network, according to a recent study.
Research In Motion has registered more than 1,600 North American businesses through its BlackBerry 10 Ready Program, an early indicator that RIM is getting its core enterprise users to buy into its new platform. The announcement from RIM is the latest tidbit of news the company is dripping out ahead of its Jan. 30 formal unveiling of BB10.
Enterprises, so often seen as big and impersonal, will become almost warm and fuzzy thanks to a move toward a personal cloud that lets users access content on any device. That's going to be the big trend in 2013, writes FierceEnterpriseCommunications ' editor Fred Donovan.
Vodafone will form a new global enterprise unit starting Jan. 1 with specialist teams located in 50 countries. Nick Jeffrey, the current CEO of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CW&W), will lead the unit and report directly to Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao.
SpiderCloud Wireless is scaling up its operations to address additional markets and is adding LTE capability to its small cell enterprise radio access network (E-RAN) systems.
Small cells are quickly becoming as popular as distributed antenna systems (DAS) when it comes to delivering improved wireless service within enterprises, according to a new study from ABI Research.