femtocell

  • MagicJack Femtocell delayed, but still coming this year

    MagicJack Femtocell delayed, but still coming this year

    You may remember at CES this year we had a chance to meet with MagicJack and see the prototype for their Femtocell technology, which they said would be coming out in the first half of the year. Well they missed their projected launch date, but it’s looking like the Femtocell product may still be coming this year. Read More

  • AT&T launches ‘MicroCell’ signal booster

    AT&T launches ‘MicroCell’ signal booster

    Here it is, the AT&T 3G MicroCell. It’s a router-like device that piggybacks on your home broadband connection to provide better AT&T signal strength, including 3G data. You’re apparently able to use your existing plan minutes for no additional charge aside from the cost of the device, or for $20 per month you get unlimited minutes for up to ten registered phones. Mind… Read More

  • AT&T gets into the femtocell game with 3G MicroCell

    AT&T gets into the femtocell game with 3G MicroCell

    Following on the heels of Sprint and Verizon, AT&T is set to launch its own femtocell –  3G MicroCell – giving its customers (who pay for a 3G MicroCell plan) unlimited minutes while connected to any MicroCell at home, business, or otherwise. MicroCell is essentially a personal miniature cell tower that connects to AT&T’s network via your existing broadband connection… Read More

  • Femtocells could upset the UMA-based fixed-mobile convergence market

    Femtocells could upset the UMA-based fixed-mobile convergence market


    Apparently the fixed-mobile convergence market is on the brink of very interesting times, according to analysts at ABI Research anyway. While so far most fixed-to-mobile solutions have been UMA-based, such as T-Mobile’s Hotspot@Home service in the U.S. and similar services offered by Orange in France, Spain and the United Kingdom, Sprint’s new femtocell-based Airave solution… Read More

  • Sprint offers femtocells nationwide

    Sprint offers femtocells nationwide


    Sprint is expanding its femtocell offering nationwide, including cheaper unlimited voice plans. The Airave by Samsung hooks up to your home broadband connection to improve indoor wireless coverage for any Sprint phone (Nextel handsets are not compatible yet). Customers can also opt in for an unlimited in-home calling plan starting at just $10 per month. Sprint says the Airave improves coverage… Read More

  • Sprint offers femtocells nationwide

    Sprint offers femtocells nationwide


    Sprint is expanding its femtocell offering nationwide, including cheaper unlimited voice plans. The Airave by Samsung hooks up to your home broadband connection to improve indoor wireless coverage for any Sprint phone (Nextel handsets are not compatible yet). Customers can also opt in for the unlimited in-home calling plan starting at $10 per month. Sprint says the Airave creates a… Read More

  • Expanding Profits Require Femtocells Says In-Stat

    Expanding Profits Require Femtocells Says In-Stat

    I was walking to work yesterday and found a video on my phone that proved the existence of Bigfoot. When I tried to replay the evidence for my colleagues in the office, I couldn’t get a signal. No one believed me and I was laughed at. If this has happened to you, you’re not alone. In-Stat research shows that the future for mobile technology will rely on devices that allow… Read More