by Andrew Mackay, Manager Mobile Solutions, Cisco SystemsIn my last post
Bringing LTE Indoors, I discussed the compelling need to address LTE
coverage indoors to allow service migration off 3G, particularly for
Voice. We know there is a variety of options...
[Infographic] Indoor Small Cells - Meeting Current and Future
Communication Needs from Cisco Service ProviderDuring the most chaotic
of times, when clear, rapid communication isn't just a luxury but an
absolute necessity, Small Cell technology makes all t...
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Cell deployments for Mobile Operators.At this w...
by Andrew Mackay, Manager Mobile Solutions, Cisco SystemsAs Long Term
Evolution (LTE) networks continue to be deployed, it is becoming evident
that matching the existing 3G coverage quality is going to be a
challenge. This is reminiscent of the early days...
One of the main trends in radio access network (RAN) is the bifurcation
of systems that enable network densification. Today, mobile network
operators have more options than ever before for the means of providing
service to their subscribers. Alongside the...
With so many different possibilities and options available to the
operators for deployments it is necessary that the planning is done in
such a way as to keep the interference to minimum and throughput to
maximum. Let’s look at two simple deployment situa...
Building an urban small cell future from the ground upThe arrival of
Small Cell Forum’s Release Three: Urban Foundations is significant. This
latest output of ten new and seven revised documents builds on the
important work of earlier releases and introdu...
The Small Cell Summit last week in Dallas was a great occasion to catch
up on the latest developments in small cells -- and small-cell backhaul.
My first panel was on small cells and Wi-Fi coexistence -- luckily not
about offload. I try to avoid the term ...
The Small Cell Forum has launched Release Two: Enterprise - a major
technical and business case release to help operators unlock the
commercial potential of small cell deployments in the enterprise. Based
on the requirements of its operator members, the S...
It is predicted that there will be over 7 billion new Wi-Fi enabled
devices in the world in the next 3 years. Yes I said billion, with a
‘b.’ This number alone shows the extensive demand for Wi-Fi across the
world. Last week I had a chance to attend the W...
One reason for deploying small cells that does not get the same
attention as the exploding demand for data service is the diminishing
improvements in the spectral efficiency of wireless networks with every
successive generation. LTE will only provide abou...
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The deployment of outdoor small cell base stations has been inhibited by
a number of complex issues: interference management between the macro
and small cell layers, backhaul, traffic localization, logistics and
cost of ownership. Major R&D spend has focu...
My Last Contribution to the SP Mobility CommunityMy career has taken a
sudden change for the good, and for the last two months I have been
focusing on mastering a totally new set of skills, situation that has
left me with almost no time to write contribut...
Hello! I have several IOS-XR routers and have been monitoring them with SNMPv3 for quite some time. We have them configured with an OSPF underlay with LDP, and then use L3VPNs/VRFs for public internet interfaces. I am running into a problem using SNM...
Hello,How can I verify status of license (Ten Gigabit Interfaces) loaded on secondary (standby) pre 5 procesor on my ubr 10k platform?Command show licence display info about primary processor:Index 1 Feature: WAN_LicensePeriod left: Life timeLicense Type:...
Hello,( R1 ) -ibgp-> ( R2 ) -ebgp-> ( R3 )The scenario is that router R1 is announcing routes to R2. Those routes are tagged from R2 inbound using RPL (community is 123:123). Now the R2 has an RPL policy towards R3 which dictates to match any r...
Hi All, I have an ASR 9000, but it doesn't support MPLS. The current release is 4.2.1, and if is it possible for me to upgrade it to 4.3.4? When I login with my CCO account, I found the software is 4.3.4(MD), and why it has an MD? Thanks,Mei&nbs...
Hello, I have to install these license ASR 9001 L3 VPN (smart licensing) and A9K-9001-MOB-LIC (traditional licensing with PAK) on a ASR9001S router.Can I mix smart and traditional licensing?From what I read, smart and traditional licensing can coexis...