Living up to the hype

Luna, Lynnette
April 2010
Urgent Communications;Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses femtocell technology deployed by Alcatel-Lucent, Sprint Nextel, Ubiquisys and Airvana via a variety of business models. It mentions that enterprise femtocell business case centers on extending voice services and a way to offload data traffic for mobile operators. The article also cites the challenge of interference problems as femtocells affect both the macro cellular system and other femtocells and states that vendors are incorporating software solutions in femtocell hardware to enable self-configuration and adjust power levels.


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