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    Loon and a Terrestrial LTE Network
    February 12, 2020
    Signals Research Group (SRG) conducted a comprehensive network performance benchmark study of Loon. We collected the data over a period of five days (September 23–27) in a region just south of Tarapoto, Peru. The results presented in this paper...
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    A Global Perspective of 5G Network Performance
    October 21, 2019
    Key Highlights Include the Following: 5G-enabled smartphones are achieving substantially higher data speeds than their LTE brethren on a global basis. Depending on various factors, including loading on the LTE network and the amount of LTE and 5G bandwidth available,...
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    LTE Modem Benchmark Study
    January 16, 2019
    We conducted a benchmark study of two LTE modems to evaluate their performance with OTA and conducted mode tests.  The results of this study and the companion whitepaper are the exclusive property of the sponsoring company.
  • Web Conferencing Benchmark Study - Audio and Video
    January 16, 2019
    We conducted a benchmark study of several popular web conferencing solutions to evaluate their audio, video and presentation-mode performance characteristics under varying network conditions.  The results of this study are the exclusive property of the sponsoring company.
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    Enterprise Web Conferencing Benchmark Study
    January 16, 2019
    We conducted a benchmark study of several popular web conferencing solutions to evaluate their performance (voice quality) under various enterprise-based network scenarios.  The results of this study are the exclusive rights of the sponsoring company.
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    3GPP Submission Analysis
    January 16, 2019
    We provided detailed analysis of 3GPP member company contributions to the standardization process based on the client’s requested scope and individual requirements.  The results of this study are the exclusive property of the sponsoring company.
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    3GPP Submission Analysis
    January 16, 2019
    We provided detailed analysis of 3GPP member company contributions to the standardization process based on the client’s requested scope and individual requirements.  The results of this study are the exclusive property of the sponsoring company.
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    3GPP Submission Analysis
    January 16, 2019
    We provided detailed analysis of 3GPP member company contributions to the standardization process based on the client's requested scope and individual requirements.  The results of this study are the exclusive property of the sponsoring company.
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    Dueling with the Duo, Part IV
    June 30, 2018
    This paper provides the results of a voice chat benchmark study involving Google Duo, Facebook Messenger, FaceTime, imo, Line, Skype, Viber and WhatsApp.  The tests occurred over Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G networks.
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    Dueling with the Duo, Part III
    May 17, 2018
    This paper provides the results of a video chat benchmark study involving Google Duo, Facebook Messenger, FaceTime, imo, Line, Skype, Viber and WhatsApp.  The tests occurred over Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G networks.
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    3GPP Fun Facts, Part 3
    December 21, 2017
    in this mini whitepaper we share our views on the 5G standardization process based on our active participation in the RAN Plenary and working group meetings.
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    Gigabit LTE and the User Experience
    November 8, 2017
    In this whitepaper, we provide results from a benchmark study involving a Cat 16 smartphone, a Cat 12 smartphone, real-world LTE networks, and some of the most popular user applications.  The paper quantifies the benefits of a Cat 16...
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    Dueling with the Duo, Part II
    November 3, 2017
    This paper provides the results of a voice chat benchmark study involving Google Duo, Skype, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp.
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    I Want My IoT
    October 19, 2017
    In this mini whitepaper, we take a look at the 3GPP-based IoT solutions, which leverage LTE as the air interface.  We explain the various technologies which exist, discuss how each one plays an important role in supporting future IoT...
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    3GPP Fun Facts, Part Two
    September 21, 2017
    in this mini whitepaper we share our views on the 5G standardization process based on our active participation in the RAN Plenary and working group meetings.
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    3GPP Fun Facts
    September 21, 2017
    In this mini whitepaper we share our views on the 3GPP standardization process, based on our ongoing participation in the 3GPP RAN Plenary and working group meetings.
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    Dueling with the Duo
    August 28, 2017
    Paper contains the results of a video benchmark study involving Google Duo, Facebook Messenger, FaceTime, imo, Skype, Viber and WhatsApp.
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    3GPP Submission Analysis
    August 18, 2017
    This work was done for the exclusive use and benefit of a tier two wireless equipment supplier
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    3GPP Submission Analysis
    August 18, 2017
    This work was done for the exclusive use and benefit of a Tier One wireless equipment supplier.
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    5G Market Outlook
    August 18, 2017
    The results of this study belong exclusively to the sponsoring company, a European semiconductor company
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    Network Benchmark Expert Witness Testimony
    August 18, 2017
    This project involved proprietary work for a major mobile operator who was involved in arbitration proceedings.  Given the nature of the engagement and our role as an expert witness, there are no final deliverables which we can share.
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    A Force To Be Reckoned With
    August 18, 2017
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    3GPP Submission Study
    October 27, 2016
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    I'll Take The Combo
    October 24, 2016
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    256-QAM
    October 13, 2016
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    The Office
    October 7, 2016
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    MU-MIMO and the User Experience
    February 18, 2016
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    Expanding Your Horizons With LTE Direct
    December 1, 2015
    This whitepaper looks at the prospects for LTE-D based on conversations with early adapters and our understanding of its technical merits and performance capabilities.
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    Bending Iron - Software Defined Networks & Virtualization for the Mobile Operator
    December 1, 2015
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    Performance Benchmark Analysis
    December 1, 2015
    Due to the nature of this study, we cannot provide additional information about it.
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    Development of Company Business Plan
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Telecom-related Due Diligence Project
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Market Intelligence and Strategy Project
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Wireless Telecom Market Intelligence Project
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Post-acquisition Support and Industry Due Diligence
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Advisory Support During a Major Spectrum Transaction
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Telecom-related Due Diligence Project
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Network Economics Modeling Exercise
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Go-to-Market Business Plan Strategy Support
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Spectrum Valuation and Network Capacity Modeling Exercise
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Spectrum Valuation and Network Capacity Modeling Exercise
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Network Economics Modeling Exercise
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Telecom-related Due Diligence Project - Network Infrastructure
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Product Assessment and Performance Analysis
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Multi-network User Experience Benchmark Study
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Performance Benchmark Analysis
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Telecom-related Due Diligence Project - Network Infrastructure
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Cellular Network Economics Modeling Project
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Product Assessment and Performance Analysis
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    International Multi-network Performance Benchmark Study
    September 11, 2015
    Due to the proprietary nature of this project, we cannot provide any additional information.
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    Carrier Aggregation and the User Experience
    July 10, 2015
    When a Double or Triple in the Bandwidth Turns into a Home Run
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    The Essentials of Intellectual Property – From 3G to LTE Release 12
    May 1, 2015
    Quantifying technology leadership in the development of the 3G and LTE standards from their inception through December 2014
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    The Prospect of LTE and Wi Fi Sharing Unlicensed Spectrum
    February 1, 2015
    Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
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    The Essentials of Intellectual Property-Part Two
    November 1, 2014
    Quantifying technology leadership in the development of the LTE standard through June 2014
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    Street Light Small Cells- A Revolution in Mobile Operator Nework Economics
    October 1, 2014
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    The LTE Standard
    April 1, 2014
    Developed by a global community to support paired and unpaired spectrum deployments
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    Small Cells Loom Large
    March 1, 2014
    Understanding how and why small cells will play a critical role in next- generation networks
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    Application Delivery Controllers and their Roles in the Mobile Network
    February 1, 2014
    How operators can leverage ADCs to deploy scalable, virtualized networks and enable new business models
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling - The Voice of the Consumer
    February 6, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling-The Voice of the Consumer
    February 5, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling - The Voice of the Consumer
    February 4, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling-The Voice of the Consumer
    February 3, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling-The Voice of the Consumer
    February 2, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Valuable Licensed Spectrum is A Largely Underutilized Asset Indoors
    February 2, 2013
    Quantifying the in-building coverage and capacity constraints of an outdoor macro network that is used to provide in-building mobile data services
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    Mobile Broadband Pricing and Bundling-The Voice of the Consumer
    February 1, 2013
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    Quantifying The Performance Differences of Two LTE Network Deployments
    January 1, 2012
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    The Financial Impact of Bytemobile’s Smart Capacity Platform
    December 1, 2011
    Analysis of a mobile operator’s network economics
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    Minimizing the Impact of Smartphones in a 3G Network
    July 1, 2011
    An independent validation of the SEVEN Open Channel optimization solution, including its ability to significantly reduce data traffic, signaling messages, and connection time due to smartphone applications
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    Addressing the Mobile Data Capacity Crunch Due To Video
    February 1, 2011
    How network monitoring, mobile data traffic optimization, and policy control and enforcement can maximize network resources and enHance tHe user experience
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    The Impact of Mobile Computers and Smartphones on CDMA 2000 Networks
    January 1, 2011
    How current and future technology advancements can help CFMA2000 operators deal witH the explosive growth of mobile data traffic
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    The Essentials of Intellectual Property
    September 1, 2010
    Quantifying technology leadership in the development of the lte standard
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    Smartphones and a 3G Network
    May 1, 2010
    Reducing the impact of smartphone- generated signaling traffic while increasing the battery life of the phone through the use of network optimization techniques
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    THE BUSINESS CASE FOR FEMTOCELLS IN THE MOBILE BROADBAND ERA
    March 1, 2010
    A whitepaper that analyzes the economic benefits of Femtocells in an operator’s next-generation product suite
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    The Real-World User Experience in a Commercial HSPA + Network
    December 1, 2009
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    FEMTO FORUM FEMTOCELL BUSINESS CASE WHITEPAPER
    June 1, 2009
    A whitepaper that highlights the economics of Femtocells under a wide range of scenarios and assumptions on a global basis
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    Interdigital Mobile Broadband Modem HSPA Benchmark Results
    February 1, 2009
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    The Case for Cell Fi
    December 1, 2008
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    The ART Interference Cancellation Solution
    August 1, 2007
    Quantifying the impact on individual user data rates and network capacity
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    The Case for Cell Fi
    December 1, 2006
    Although this whitepaper has been published and distributed by its sponsor, at this time we do not have permission to distribute this whitepaper to third parties. You may be able to obtain a copy of this whitepaper by contacting...
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    The 3G Evolution
    September 1, 2005
    Taking CDMA2000 into the Next Decade