Mobile broadband coverage to 90 percent of the rural population of Chile, incorporating some of the most difficult terrain on Earth, shows what is possible when telecom vendor, operator and government work in partnership.
A new Ericsson ConsumerLab report shows that consumers who live in urban environments are ready to “mobilize” their everyday activities by integrating their daily routines into the mobile phone. The report found that 90 percent of interviewees never leave home without their mobile phone.
In the first part of our new LTE article series, we look at why consistently good user experience demands an end-to-end ecosystem approach.
If the network in the Shinjuku station area of Tokyo can cope with the highest density of subscribers imaginable, then you have nothing to worry about. The problem isn’t network capacity. In preparing for heterogeneous networks, operators should start by improving the macro layer. By doing this, they can create enough network capacity to handle even the most extreme case of smartphone-traffic onslaught and avoid the pitfall of premature over-investment in smaller nodes.
Competitive analysis firm Current Analysis has upgraded its rating of Ericsson’s IP portfolio, heaping praise on the company’s transport and routing capabilities in the process. The analysts say Ericsson’s 4th Generation IP products and leadership in wireless technology offer operators a unique combination of expertise.