Qualcomm's vision of the wireless future includes consumer electronics devices that integrate small cells, which could be used for sharing bandwidth with other nearby mobile users.
JDSU is paying $85 million cash to gain Arieso's expertise in location-aware software solutions, small cell siting and network optimization.
Cisco Systems said it will pay $475 million to buy an Israeli mobile networking startup, Intucell, that specializes in self-optimizing network (SON) software. The acquisition is part of a string of recent deals Cisco has made to add more intelligence to its networking gear and servers for cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
SK Telesys, the wireless system manufacturer of SK Group Korea, is integrating voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) into its small cell base stations using the Mindspeed Transcede 3000 system on a chip (SoC).
InfoVista a specialist in performance assurance solutions, said it acquired Mentum, which offers products related services for RF planning, optimization and management of both access and backhaul networks.
CHICAGO--AT&T Mobility is using a variety of technologies and tools, including distributed antenna systems, self-optimizing networks, small cells and its growing number of Wi-Fi hotspots, to address the demand for wireless broadband.
NEW ORLEANS--AT&T Mobility's ( NYSE:T ) network will begin adding new network functionalities--such as HetNets and SON--before year's end, with VoLTE to follow in 2013, said Kristin Rinne,...