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krisi
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Re: Consumer Devices.
krisi   1/3/2014 1:19:05 PM
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I am somewhat sceptical about these efforts...signal attenuation is much larger at 60 GHz than at 5 GHz...the press release states teh distance of 150m, sounds too good to be true...unless I am missing something...Kris

rick merritt
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Re: Consumer Devices.
rick merritt   1/3/2014 1:04:05 PM
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@BobDVD: These folks are saying 60 GHz will ride Wi-Fi's coat tails to volumes that make it attratctive for small cell backhaul and ultimately for 5G Wi-Fi offload.

What do others think?

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Interesting development...
junko.yoshida   1/3/2014 12:05:07 PM
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We all know small cells are an important operator-focused solution. Integration of LTE and Wi-Fi within small cells is definitely a good idea destined to address QoS issues.

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Consumer Devices.
bobdvb   1/3/2014 10:40:11 AM
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I think the drive towards carrier grade 60GHz is because the cost of the early adoption is high for consumer devices, by using it for backhaul there is a way to introduce the technology and shake it down before trying to take it to mass-production in consumer devices.

When 60GHz does come into homes it will be interesting because I think the customer support issues will be significant.

zewde yeraswork
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zewde yeraswork   1/3/2014 10:02:12 AM
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Magnacom's digital modulation technology remains an area to watch as small cell base stations continue to develop into a technology of the present.

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