Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Qualcomm Alcatel Lucent Strike Small Cell Pact

Qualcomm and Alcatel-Lucent announced plans to collaborate on 3G/4G small cells for use in residential and campus environments.

The companies will use Qualcomm's mobile broadband technologies and Alcatel-Lucent's small cell technology to create base station equipment for use in shopping malls, businesses, and other urban areas where denser coverage is needed.

A joint research and development program with the express purpose of creating next-generation small cells. .
Both AT&T and Verizon Wireless have said they plan to use small cells to supplement their larger macro network coverage