Cooperation is central to the proliferation of small cells, with operators, vendors and public sector bodies urged to work together to deal with onerous issues such as cost, backhaul, rents and site acquisition.
French digital security specialist Gemalto has developed and customised its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM especially for China Telecom’s NFC programme.
With the Small Cell World Summit starting in London today a number of vendors have been trumpeting their small cells credentials - Arqiva with the announcement that it is trialling small cell backhaul technology in the UK, and Radisys reporting that its self organising network solution developed with AirHop and Broadcom is on trial deployment with a number of mobile operators.
Google has launched a tablet development kit for Project Tango, the digital company's attempt to use mobile devices to provide 3D maps of interior space.
Mobile satellite services operator Inmarsat is set to bring in-flight Wi-Fi to Europe by building a new S-band satellite and deploying over 30MHz of S-band spectrum.
LTE femtocells are driving the growth of the small cells market, as operators deploy them to support the rolling out of macro networks, new research has claimed.
The GSMA director general has attacked Facebook's plans to use drones to connect the unconnected as "scary", claiming terrorists could mistake them for military devices and try to shoot them down.
Cisco has launched a small cell enterprise deployment programme as new research shows that providing traditional coverage and capacity solutions alone are no longer the only keys to wide scale enterprise deployments of small cell technology.
The average selling price of wireless equipment is starting to increase in a sign that 802.11ac products are starting to make inroads, new research has claimed.
Cisco has installed a two-tier Hotspot 2.0 compatible Wi-Fi solution for Andorra Telecom, offering services such as Voice over IP and instant messaging.
Huawei has launched a mobile money solution for operators, comprising banking, payments and marketing.
Taiwan's FarEasTone has become the first operator to launch a commercial LTE service on the APT700MHz band, which is seen as the world's future harmonised 4G frequency.
SpiderCloud has announced it will launch further trials on dual-band LTE radio nodes this summer, as it starts commercially shipping the 3G version of the same product.