When I talk to customers, they often ask about how WebRTC compares to voice over LTE (VoLTE), and which technology “will...Full Story »
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Not so many years ago, the only way to connect to the Internet was via a modem. You would use your...Full Story »
By: Jean Jones, Director, Wireless Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent
Outdoor small cells are now widely recognized as a great solution for expanding mobile capacity and coverage. And their use is expected to grow sevenfold by 2018. So here’s the next big question: How can you put these cells where they’re needed, faster and at lower cost?
Maybe you’ve already encountered deployment issues, including difficulties with small cell site acquisition. According to an Informa Telecoms & Media survey, nearly 60% of mobile operators say that deployment problems are their biggest small cell challenge. In other words, operators’ top concerns are not about small cell technologies or products. Instead, they’re about the practical aspects of getting these cells up and running on light posts, utility poles, bus stops, buildings and other street locations.
This blog looks at a collaborative approach that makes these deployment processes faster and easier. Alcatel-Lucent adopted these methods for our Metro Cell Express Site Certification Program. And we’re discussing them here, because this business model earned a top award in the small cell innovation leadership category.Full Story »
While speech-technology has come a long way, we still haven’t entered the world of Star Trek reruns where the computer can do...Full Story »
By: Ellis Lindsay, General Manager, Customer Experience Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent
I drive to work and back home in my car every day. I tune in to a radio station for traffic news and upcoming events nearby. Like many of you I’m sure, this is a typical everyday activity. And like never before, we are connected to our home, our families, our phones, our work and our friends in a network that seems to be always on. Shouldn’t we be in a lifestyle where we are consistently connected to the everyday activities in our lives? Well, let me introduce you to the world of Connected Cars.