Stay Ahead of Internet of Things (IoT) Traffic Demands and Maintain Your Competitive Advantage
By David Acosta, Technical Marketing Engineer Our service provider customers like you are trying to simultaneously keep pace with the surging network traffic...
Small Cells Are Big For Business
Closing the big deal. Calming an irate customer. Clarifying instructions given in an email. Voice has long been the killer app for business. As the world goes mobile, smartphones are...
Observations from Mobile World Congress 2014
I have just returned from a very interesting and jammed-packed week at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. More than 75,000 people were estimated to have attended this...
Small Cell Industry Firsts with Multimode and Small Cell SON
In June, I described how Cisco was closing the small cell loop with the rapid integration of both the Ubiquisys and Intucell teams into the Cisco family. Today I’m pleased to make three announcements that demonstrate the concrete results of all these bright minds coming together: Cisco has added LTE capability to our Universal Small […]
Expanding the Quantum Software Suite
A year ago we introduced the Cisco Quantum Software suite based on an architectural construct of an automated, closed loop – linking network, analytics and policy – to help Mobile Operators better optimize and monetize their network investments. We announced the network abstraction, analytics, policy and self-optimizing network (SON) platforms. At the Mobile World Congress […]
Are Small Cells and Wi-Fi Networks Complimentary or Competitive?
As an industry, we are starting to see a convergence of small cells and Wi-Fi to help solve coverage, capacity, and spectrum issues in our increasingly connected, mobile-dominated world. Today...
Next Generation Hotspot Experience @ Beijing
By Lisa Garza, Cisco Service Provider Marketing, Mobility Solutions In the blink of an eye, a Hotspot 2.0 industry milestone was achieved last week. Cisco joined with China Mobile and 15 other operators to provide a Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Experience to over 400 attendees at the WBA Wi-Fi Global Congress in Beijing. The NGH […]
Small Cells are Big Things in the Middle East
I recently had the honor to speak at the Small Cells Forum in Dubai. One thing is certain: Wi-Fi and small cells are certainly important throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. Operators from throughout the region came together to learn how they could deploy small cells to meet their growing customer demands and improve […]