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There are 5 blogs written by Joey Padden.

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A Little LTE for You & Me: Build Your Own LTE Network on a Budget

November 14, 2017

If you’re in a technology role in the cable industry, you’re probably aware that cable is undergoing a tectonic shift from “the future is wired” to “the future is wireless.” Wireless means a lot of things to a lot of people. In the past, wireless meant Wi-Fi if you were talking to a cable nerd. […]

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CableLabs Introduces New Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Community Lab

November 8, 2017

Today we are excited to announce a new venue for wireless network innovation and collaboration at CableLabs. CableLabs and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have opened a TIP Community Lab located at CableLabs’ headquarters in Louisville, Colorado. What is a TIP Community Lab? The TIP Community Lab is an integral component of community-based innovation with […]

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Can a Wi-Fi radio detect Duty Cycled LTE?

June 24, 2015

For my third blog I thought I’d give you preview of a side project I’ve been working on. The original question was pretty simple: Can I use a Wi-Fi radio to identify the presence of LTE? Before we go into what I’m finding, let’s recap: We know LTE is coming into the unlicensed spectrum in […]

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Wi-Fi vs. Duty Cycled LTE: A Balancing Act

December 3, 2014

In the second installment of my discussion on proposed LAA-LTE and Wi-Fi coexistence schemes, I am going to look at duty cycled solutions. Let’s recap: We know that this new technology for unlicensed spectrum will be available only to mobile operators since the mobile industry standards body (3GPP) has decided not to pursue the ‘standalone’ […]

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Wi-Fi vs EU LBT: Houston, we have a problem

November 17, 2014

Licensed Assisted Access using LTE is the nascent LTE tech that puts cellular signals into the unlicensed spectrum. It goes by LAA-LTE or LTE-U for short. By all accounts the blitz is on to push this new tech into the field as fast as possible. NTT DoCoMo and Verizon have already announced their testing LTE-U. […]

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