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Infonetics: Femtocell focus is moving from consumer market to enterprise

Today, there is almost no mention of the consumer segment in terms of femtocells. In part, this is because this part of the market is more mature, with over 40 operators worldwide offering femtocells to consumers. So it is perhaps no surprise that the industry has turned its attention to the enterprise segment, one which has less price-sensitive customers with higher demands for coverage, capacity and sophisticated mobile services

Madden: Consumer femtocell shipments have stalled at around 2M per year

The market for consumer femtocells has not taken off as many people hoped. Shipments of consumer femtocell units will reach 2.1 million this year, barely exceeding numbers in 2012 and 2011. The growth has reached a plateau of about 2 million units per year, which is essentially the same level of sales seen by consumer repeaters for the past 10 years.

Alcatel-Lucent ranked No.1 in enterprise and consumer femtocells: ABI Research

Alcatel-Lucent has been ranked the world's No. 1 end-to-end supplier in the latest enterprise and consumer femtocell Competitive Assessment released by ABI Research.

AT&T's femtocell policy raises net neutrality concerns, group warns

Interest group Public Knowledge is rallying against AT&T Mobility's femtocell terms of service, arguing the carrier's approach to tallying users' data consumption runs against the FCC's net neutrality provisions.

Report: Small cells outstrip macro cells as European deployments speed up

Small cell have reached a milestone by overtaking the number of macro base stations installed around the world, according to a new study from Informa Telecoms & Media.

Femtocells become strategic for improving mobile broadband experience

Infonetics Research claims there is a shift going on in how operators use femtocells, with more operators looking to use them to enhance the mobile broadband experience and as a means for delivering value-added services like virtual home phone numbers and media file sharing.

Sprint boosts femtocell count to 950,000

Sprint Nextel revealed that it now has 950,000 femtocells operating on its network, a substantial increase in just the past few months. In May the carrier announced that it had 600,000 femtocells in its network--which was a dramatic jump from the 250,000 femtocells Sprint said it had deployed as of March of 2011.

O2 UK, Orange UK, Bouygues Telecom unveil femto deployment plans

Telefónica's O2 UK, Orange UK and Bouygues Telecom unveiled femtocell rollout plans, providing a boost to the technology's prospects for widescale uptake.

Sprint counts 600,000 femtocells, plans to update Airave

NEW ORLEANS--A Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) executive said the carrier now counts 600,000 femtocells in its network--a dramatic jump from the 250,000 femtocells Sprint said it had deployed as of March of

Study: Femtocells now being deployed in volume

Operators are now deploying 3G femtocells in volume, according to Informa Telecoms & Media's latest update on the progress of small cells. The study said that one of the latest operators to