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MWC 2012: Integrating femtocells and Wi-Fi

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The integration of small cells and Wi-Fi has been a theme throughout this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Just ahead of the show, Alcatel Lucent, NetGear and Broadcom launched an integrated Wi-Fi and small cell router with femtocell technology. On day one of Mobile World Congress, the Small Cell Forum announced a new whitepaper discussing femtocell/Wi-Fi integration. RCR’s Jeff Mucci caught up with the Small Cell Forum’s Andy Germano to discuss the findings.

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Martha DeGrasse

Wireless Infrastructure
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Martha DeGrasse has been creating content for RCR Wireless News since 2011. Her current focus areas are wireless infrastructure and heterogeneous networks. Recent feature reports include Outdoor DAS and Small Cell Case Studies, Wireless Infrastructure Service Company Review, and Investing in HetNets. (All of these can be found by clicking on Reports at the top of this page.) At RCR, Martha also developed the 5 Things to Know Today series and the Mobile Minute. Prior to joining RCR Wireless News, Martha produced business and technology news for CNN and Dow Jones in New York. Martha left Dow Jones to move to Austin, Texas, where she managed the online editorial group at Hoover’s Online before taking a number of years off to be at home when her children were young. Follow her on Twitter @mdegrasseRCR