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Qualcomm, Sprint accelerate NASCAR small cell experiment

AVONDALE, Ariz.--Qualcomm made the Phoenix International Raceway a test bed for hyper-dense small cell deployment this month during NASCAR's popular Sprint Cup Series, showing how the compay's UltraSON software and Qualcomm Atheros chipsets can be used to lay out small cell networks with minimal or no RF planning.

Aricent pushes centralized SON for multiple technologies, touts small cell pact

BARCELONA, Spain--Engineering and software solutions vendor Aricent is demonstrating self-optimizing networks (SON) as well as software-defined networking (SDN) solutions at this year's Mobile World Congress and also announced a new small cell platform initiative.

Managing network traffic

Managing traffic on today's wireless networks is a very complex process--one that requires operators to analyze traffic patterns despite their unpredictability.

Amdocs' new SON solution leverages expertise from Actix, Celcite

Amdocs is leveraging its acquisitions of Actix and Celcite for a new self-optimizing networks (SON) product that also integrates customer value data from Amdocs' existing BSS/OSS solutions.

Report: SON market gaining 3G momentum, will reach $5B by 2017

The need for self-organizing networks (SON) continues to grow and is being extended from LTE networks to 3G networks, according to market research firm Infonetics. The firm said that in a large majority of cases, 3G network optimization, rather than LTE alone, is already the key driver for using SON.

Self-optimizing networks in 3GPP Release 11: The benefits of SON in LTE

This white paper is an update of the paper published in 2011, Self-Optimizing Networks: The Be

NSN may become a 'mini Ericsson' following Nokia/Microsoft deal

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) will be the biggest and most well-known unit inside Nokia following Microsoft's $7.2 billion deal to buy Nokia's handset business. The billions in net cash Nokia is expected to gain from the deal will go a long way toward positioning NSN as a strong network infrastructure company

Report: Nokia's networks unit may become a 'mini Ericsson'

The billions in in net cash Nokia is expected to gain from its upcoming transactions with Microsoft will go a long way toward positioning Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) as a strong network infrastructure and could enable it to make inroads in areas such as self-organizing networks (SON) and software-defined networking (SDN), according to Strategy Analytics.

Accedian's SkyLight aims to optimize mobile backhaul

Accedian Networks announced SkyLight, which it claims delivers performance assurance on multivendor heterogeneous mobile backhaul networks by leveraging software-defined networking (SDN) and self-organizing/optimizing network (SON) technologies.

Small cell strategies take shape

Competition in the mobile industry is continuing to increase as markets saturate, subscribers become more demanding and mobile broadband traffic grows at an astonishing rate.