Entries by Fredrik Ekström

Reducing CO2 emissions

A large amount of energy is needed to power the mobile network infrastructure. This makes energy efficiency an environmental as well as a business priority. There are several initiatives to increase energy efficiency in mobile networks by GSMA, EUREKA (Eureka/SooGREEN) and other organisations. In Sweden, Tele2 is launching an extensive project to make its 4G […]

The future is MIMO

With a practical roll-out of 5G still many years away, there is plenty of scope in the existing LTE standard to improve network quality and capacity by deploying MIMO, as discussed in this white paper from Northstream. MIMO uses multiple antennas at the base station and the mobile terminal to provide increased data rates and […]