Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mobile Data Traffic Predictions Say: It’s WiFi Offload!

By | March 20, 2013

If you’re in the wireless infrastructure business, you’ve seen it many, many times. I’m talking about the predictions showing exponential mobile data traffic growth. Hardly a conference presentation goes by without seeing this graph on the first or second slide. It became customary to preface any discussion with this context, often with the idea to… Read More »

Unleashing the Power of HetNets: Interference Management Techniques for LTE-Advanced Networks

By | March 18, 2013

In my earlier blog post, The Hype & Reality of Small Cells Performance, I provided a qualitative review of small cell performance and discussed interference scenarios that limit performance. Perhaps the most defining problem of small cell deployments is the large transmit power imbalance between the macrocell and the small cell (~20-30 dB) which increases… Read More »