Archive | February, 2016

Sprint’s move to cut expenses by using microwave backhaul will require TM for long-term viability

Moving to microwave backhaul is one of the ways that Sprint is trying to cut expenses (Sprint Finalizes Plan to Trim Network Costs by Up to $1 Billion). However, moving from leased fiber lines with near-unlimited bandwidth to microwave backhaul will require advances in spectral efficiency to keep up with user bandwidth demands as the […]

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Even WiFi Needs TM

Offloading wireless traffic to WiFi is a major strategy for the wireless carriers as they scramble to make the best of their diminishing bandwidth. However, as this article from the New York Times demonstrates — Bronx Science Bans Cellphones From Wi-Fi as Students Devour It — WiFi has its own bandwidth and spectrum limitations. Next […]

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