Femtocell Evolution: A Model of Market and Standards Cooperation
This session provides an overview of the work being done by the Femto Forum and ETSI to develop femtocell standards which make the most of the technology and enjoy widespread industry support. This includes an overview of the state of femtocell standards, the features they support, how the industry was marshalled to support them through plugfests as well as their future evolution.
Presented by: Professor Simon Saunders, Chairman of the Femto Forum
Live Presentation during MWC 2011: ETSI stand, Monday, 16 February 2011
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About the presenter:
Professor Simon Saunders is one of the world’s leading authorities on femtocells and is currently Chairman of the Femto Forum. As Chairman, Simon works to drive the uptake of femtocell technologies through open standards, market education and ecosystem development. He is an independent wireless communications specialist with more than 20 years industry experience. Simon has consulted for a range of companies including O2, Ofcom, NTL, BT, Motorola, BBC and many others. He is the author of books and articles and is a regular speaker at industry conferences. In May 2007 Simon was appointed to Ofcom's Spectrum Advisory Board.