Wireless Service Providers (WSP) have been extending wireless coverage for both Wi-Fi and LTE/3G/GSM/CDMA by using Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS). Using Wi-Fi for offloading data from LTE/3G networking is an attractive value proposition for WSPs. Typically DAS deployments have significant installation and maintenance cost and this cost sometimes is taken care by the carrier provider but in most cases the venue owner needs to bear this cost. In most cases this cost cannot be mapped to direct revenue and is considered as part of infrastructure cost.
If there was one thing that MWC 2016 Barcelona got excited about…it was the vision of the future that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg showed everyone. Imagine sharing a 360 degree view of your baby’s first smile! Imagine saving it to look at ages later. Images, videos are all fine, but if we can experience life’s precious moments in virtual reality…why not?! We will definitely buy one of those!
Between now and forever, one statement that will always hold true is "survival of the fittest." A lot has been written on how to navigate in the era of disruption, how to win and how to ensure that you succeed, while the industries everywhere are undergoing metamorphosis.
Security is a concern that was, is and will be valid at any given point, spanning time, spaces and generations. The pretty picture painted by the potential of Internet of Things is a fascinating one. We see a future where IoT has transformed our interaction with devices and our lives. Where networks and devices around us act intelligently and respond in way that humans do and possibly even better!
Imagine this… You live in the smart city of the future! Where the air is non-polluted - thanks to smart alternative energy solutions, traffic is smooth - thanks to smart navigation and parking solutions, where the kids are busy and productive - thanks to smart entertainment solutions, where the elders are taken care of -thanks to smart elderly care solutions, your monthly utility bills are reasonable (wow) - thanks to smart power management solutions, and last but not the least with the smart home solutions, you come back to a home which lights up when it sees you, cooks you dinner and asks you how your day was!
Mobile is everything, edge of innovation, unleash the future…interesting taglines aside, the Mobile World Congress is cutting-edge in more ways than one! What started in 1982 as GSM, reached its iconic level as Mobile World Congress (MWC) in 2008 and settled on Barcelona as the mobile world capital.