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Momentum Builds for 3.5 GHz Mobility in 2018

March 30, 2017

What is the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service? Last year, the U.S. allocated 150 MHz of spectrum for fixed and mobile broadband use under the newly-created Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) in the 3550-3700 MHz band. To put 150 MHz of bandwidth into perspective, this is roughly equivalent to the total spectrum that each […]

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3.5 GHz: The Democratization of LTE

November 17, 2016

Video Courtesy of Converge! Network Digest The Wireless Broadband Alliance organizes Wireless Global Congress which was held November 14 – 17 in San Jose, CA.  As one of the world’s leading wireless events, more than 700 attendees and over 60 speakers and panelists attended. The main theme for this year’s conference program was “Innovation and Convergence.” […]

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CableLabs Joins the CBRS Alliance

September 26, 2016

On April 28, the FCC finalized its rules for the Citizens’ Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), opening 150 MHz of spectrum for shared use by commercial entities in the 3.5 GHz band (3.55-3.7 GHz). There will be 15 ten megahertz-wide (MHz) channels available at a granular census tract geography across the United States, suitable for LTE time […]

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CableLabs Joins the UK 5G Innovation Centre

July 19, 2016

Why is 5G important? 5G, the next generation of mobile communication technology, will redefine communications services and their associated networks over the next five to fifteen years. Whereas the emphasis in the media at the moment focuses very much around the potential for Gbps radio services in the Millimeter frequency bands (mm-wave), one of the most […]

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Please Join CableLabs at Inform[ED]™ Wireless

March 9, 2016

The cable industry has been playing an increasing role in advancing wireless technologies as fixed and mobile networks are converging. Today the cable industry provides wireless customers with the largest footprint of wireless hotspots in an environment of increasing mobility as well as providing backhaul connections to mobile operator cell sites.  To meet the predicted […]

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My Retrospective of Mobile World Congress

February 29, 2016

I set myself the almost impossible challenge of elaborating on only three takeaways from the CableLabs member tour of MWC 2016. First – After more than six years from the introduction of 4G LTE, there are still major improvements to be made in speed. I saw 1 Gbps demonstrated with three carrier aggregation (20 MHz) […]

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Impressions From Mobile World Congress

February 26, 2016

When I last left you at the end of my first day at Mobile World Congress, I had carried out a scouting tour. We started Tuesday morning with four excellent presentations:  From Qualcomm: Eduardo Esteves, VP of Product Management at Qualcomm, presented their silicon IC strategy. Their technology is at the heart of most of […]

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First Impressions of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

February 23, 2016

CableLabs is hosting its first tour of Mobile World Congress (MWC) here in Barcelona, Spain. The MWC is the World’s largest mobile congress with attendance likely to top over one hundred thousand people from two hundred countries. It’s the place to be seen in the mobile world, which today is more than about handsets and […]

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