Tag: LAA

CBRS impatience rises, but LTE will be main neutral host system...

The promise of the USA’s multi-tiered CBRS spectrum band has been discussed for so long that it is easy to forget that there are...

As Wi-Fi’s Popularity Grows, So Do Its Challenges

Last year was the first time that Wi-Fi carried more mobile traffic than cellular did, according to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data...

More LTE-U clashes, but the real test will be route to...

Telefonica and Ericsson have conducted the latest live demonstration of LTE-Unlicensed, bringing the technology closer to commercial implementation even outside the US and Korea....

Implications of LTE in the 5 GHz Band

Back in December 2013, during a 3GPP Radio Access Network (RAN) plenary meeting, Ericsson and Qualcomm introduced LTE-Unlicensed, a scheme that puts LTE-Advanced signals...

WiFi Alliance aims to be 5 GHz gatekeeper of 5 GHz

When the WiFi Alliance said recently that it wanted to oversee a coexistence certification system for the emerging LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology, it provoked a...

Moral indignation to the fore in 5.00 GHz LTE use

There IS definitely a moral argument to be had around 5.0 GHz license free spectrum, but we’re not sure that Evolve, the coalition launched...

LTE LAA should drop the PR offensive and ask WiFi for...

This week we have been invited to an event by Qualcomm which is entitled “Setting the Record Straight on LTE-U with WiFi Coexistence,” which...

WiFi/3GPP relations thaw over LTE-LAA but not LTE-U

In a workshop in China this weekend, there appeared to be some thawing of the cold war between the WiFi community and those promoting...

LTE-U dispute hits the FCC, but KT demonstrates WiFi harmony

The debate about LTE in unlicensed spectrum, and whether it will interfere with WiFi, is a heated and topical one and has certainly been...

Alcatel offers Unified Network, uses WiFi/Cellular in parallel

On the eve of Mobile World Congress Alcatel showed its hand in WiFi with an announcement of what it calls a new Wireless Unified...