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The Small Cell Forum Says: Backhaul is NOT a barrier to Small Cell Deployment

The Small Cell Forum Says: Backhaul is NOT a barrier to Small Cell Deployment

20 March 2013

The Small Cell Forum has just published Release One, the first in a series which aim to provide “all you need to know” packages to help operators deploy small cells, and for solution providers to understand technology trends and...

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TDD vs FDD again: low latency backhaul

TDD vs FDD again: low latency backhaul

11 March 2013

In a recent blog I talked about the differences between TDD and FDD systems and how to compare system capacities correctly.  

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Smartphones enabling smarter backhaul

Smartphones enabling smarter backhaul

03 January 2013

Here at CBNL, we’ve been developing smart backhaul that exploits the statistical properties of mobile broadband traffic for over ten years now.

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Capacity comparisons and TDD vs FDD

Capacity comparisons and TDD vs FDD

10 December 2012

At CBNL, we’re continuing to head the capacity leaderboard in multipoint microwave, as we’ve done for the last several years.

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Our next webinar is in the diary: 3G/LTE multi-mode small cell deployment and backhaul

Our next webinar is in the diary: 3G/LTE multi-mode small cell deployment and backhaul

24 October 2012

We’ve just announced our latest webinar which will be focusing on 3G/LTE multi-mode small cell deployment and the backhaul options available.

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Multipoint backhaul setting the agenda

Multipoint backhaul setting the agenda

05 October 2012

I recently represented Cambridge Broadband Networks at the second edition of the excellent Packet Microwave and Backhaul Forum.

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Backhaul bandwidth across the spectrum

Backhaul bandwidth across the spectrum

18 September 2012

I was recently pondering on the amount of spectrum available for the different types of small cell backhaul, when I came across a table of the UK spectrum allocations in the "Frequency Band Review for Fixed Wireless Service" for Ofcom.

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Small cells: will local authorities attract the investment opportunities on offer?

Small cells: will local authorities attract the investment opportunities on offer?

06 September 2012

This year has seen many high-profile announcements on deploying Wi-Fi small cell solutions, both in the traditional indoor hotspots, such as coffee shops and airports, but also as small cells in outdoor environments.

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Five ways to deploy small cells and the implications for backhaul

Five ways to deploy small cells and the implications for backhaul

20 August 2012

It seems now that the mobile industry is convinced that small cells will be rolled out in great numbers to help operators keep up with the insatiable appetite for mobile broadband. 

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London comes alive with innovation

London comes alive with innovation

09 August 2012

With London 2012 in full swing there is no doubting the Games have brought a tremendous feeling of positivity across the UK capital.

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Hot-spot or not?

Hot-spot or not?

01 August 2012

Social networking is one of the key applications that drives mobile data demand on today’s 3G networks, and keeping up with this demand is one of the most difficult tasks for operators.

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Tools of the trade for small cell backhaul

Tools of the trade for small cell backhaul

17 July 2012

Why multipoint microwave may be one of the sharpest tools in the box

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Alliance unifies industry requirements on small cell backhaul

Alliance unifies industry requirements on small cell backhaul

06 July 2012

We were delighted to announce the release of the latest NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance white paper on ‘Small Cell Backhaul Requirements’ at last week’s Small Cells World Summit, after editing it in our...

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A smart vision for small cells

A smart vision for small cells

04 July 2012

At Small Cell World Summit last week, it was interesting to see Ubiquisys discuss their ‘Smart Cell’ solution.

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TelecomTV: Small Cell Backhaul

TelecomTV: Small Cell Backhaul

29 May 2012

Small cells are set to play a central role in the network densification required to meet an almost endless demand for mobile data.

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Looking forward to Mobile World Congress 2012

Looking forward to Mobile World Congress 2012

21 February 2012

Trawling through the tweets, articles and blogs surrounding Mobile World Congress this year several strong themes seem to be emerging, from the need for improved user Quality of Experience, to small cells and the challenge to deploy LTE...

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Developing markets playing leapfrog

Developing markets playing leapfrog

12 January 2012

During the height of the high-tech bubble, many wouldn’t have guessed developing markets would showcase future technology and innovation. But when it comes to the telecommunications industry, this trend is appearing.

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