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Welcome to the XCellAir Blog! A few promises:

  1. Self-promotion will be kept to a minimum and if the occasional blurb on some achievement is jotted down, it’ll be accompanied by a market or technology-related piece or two.
  2. We’ll be posting regularly…otherwise, what’s the point?!
  3. Periodically, the blog will have nothing to do with industry stuff. Our team is comprised of interesting individuals and we’d like to let you see behind the curtain.

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Blog Posts - LTE

Comcast’s new Wi-Fi solution points the way — but isn’t the final destination

Todd Mersch — 6 June 2017

Previously, we’ve taken a close look at the approach MSOs have had to Wi-Fi management, in particular Comcast’s Advanced Wireless Gateway. While delivering an improved Wi-Fi […]

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Is 3.5GHz the end to the spectrum conundrum?

Narayan Menon — 1 June 2017

The desperate need for more spectrum means there has been much talk in the industry about the Citizens’ Broadband Radio Service (CRBS) and the 3.5 GHz spectrum band. Rather than […]

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Guerilla Engineering Part 2

Todd Mersch — 12 May 2017

Welcome to the second installment of our “Guerilla Engineering – Tales from the Start-Up Trenches” series of blog posts. This edition is half bravado and half ingenuity with […]

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Comcast’s new Wi-Fi solution only solves half of the problem

Todd Mersch — 13 February 2017

For a moment it seemed that Comcast had listened to our plea to service providers. At CES the company previewed its new smart home platform designed to make the onboarding of Wi-Fi […]

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What’s ahead in 2017? – XCellAir Trends Blog

Todd Mersch — 8 February 2017

2017 presents a wealth of prospects for the wireless industry, especially as operators seize opportunities in the home. But all will not be so easy if operators cannot overcome the […]

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Huge Data Bills from Apple IOS9 Wi-Fi Assist – I’m Skeptical

Todd Mersch — 5 October 2015

The pendulum of love and hate for Apple devices swings ever more quickly. In the spirit of full disclosure, I tend to be an Apple fan over Android, but I’m far from an Apple junkie […]

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Integrated Cellular / Wi-Fi Access Points – an Idea or a Real Possibility?

Narayan Menon — 29 June 2015

Cellular / Wi-Fi integration has been a hot topic for several years now. The standards bodies have been addressing it, and some of today’s cellular networks provide “loosely-coupled” […]

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