Amazon’s latest acquisition in its ever-growing WiFi technology platform is the mesh networking pioneer eero systems. The deal was announced on February 11, 2019. Eero, along with Luma, was among the first home networking suppliers to optimize enterprise-grade mesh networking … Continued


2019 Broadband Access Market Outlook: Part 4 of 4 The introduction of more artificial intelligence (AI) and network automation services will allow operators to continue their push to become more than providers of broadband access services. These innovations will allow … Continued




We recently hosted a webinar on the topic of “SP WiFi – The Emergence of New Services,” with Avren in the lead-up to Carrier WiFi Americas taking place 2-4 December in Dallas. I was joined by: Graham Cove, Director of … Continued


Huawei introduced LampSite, a local C-RAN small cell system for indoor applications, in early 2013.  Since then Ericsson, ZTE, Airvana, and Kathrein have announced scalable indoor C-RAN small cell systems. Huawei and SpiderCloud announced multi-mode standalone small cells in 2013. … Continued


Given China’s importance to the overall Service Provider WiFi (SP WiFi) market growth rate, we are revisiting the thesis that for leading SPs, the deployment of LTE delays the rollout of SP WiFi.  We studied China Mobile’s radio infrastructure deployment … Continued


October 22, 2013 Smartphone and tablet users consume significant wireless data in nomadic and stationary locations.  Some operators have decided to deliver mobile wireless service using not just cellular but WiFi radio systems.  At the risk of over-generalizing to illustrate … Continued


The term ‘small cell’ is widely used to describe the traditional pico/micro base stations as well as the next generation type of small cell designed to complement the macro network and realize improved performances at the cell edges, indoor, and … Continued