Category: Presence Cells

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Webinar Q&A: New Small Cell Business Models Driven By Location Authentication

We recently hosted a webinar with our friends at Maravedis Rethink Research, talking through our presenceCell initiative and the market data behind it. One thing that was striking however is that of all the questions that flooded in, which was a great sign of a nicely engaged audience, the majority of the submitted questions could all be grouped into just a few common themes – interference, security/privacy, and why we needed a special cell for this service. With that in mind – here’s a blog on our thoughts for those FAQs. View the slides from the webinar here

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Small cell + SIM: a strong weapon for MNOs in the enterprise

By Caroline Gabriel, Research Director, Maravedis-Rethink. One theme recurs constantly when our analysts carry out their regular surveys of the mobile operator community – those operators urgently want to enhance their position in enterprise and vertical markets. Many of the new revenue opportunities which will justify investments in LTE are not in the consumer space, where most customers will just want more data for fewer dollars, but among businesses, which will invest in wireless technologies to support strategies from mobile-first to IoT (internet of things). When these moves are business critical, there will be significant money to be made by...

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Small Cells World Summit 2014

This year’s Small Cells World Summit was in a  different league from previous years for a number of reasons. From a show perspective it was held at the ExCeL in London, as opposed to a Hotel in Central London, but more importantly it was co-located with the Small Cells Backhaul Summit and Carrier Wi-Fi, which widened the breath of reach and introduced some new players in the exhibition hall. This made the whole event much more varied, yet still focused on the Small cells and the wider ecosystem.  An interesting new addition to the structure of the event was how...