NTT DoCoMo announces first LTE and 3G femtocell

While outdoor small cell products supporting both technologies have previously been announced, this is the first intended for small locations such as offices, shops and homes. It delivers up to 112.5 Mbps (DL) / 37.5 Mbps (UL) in LTE mode alongside a 14 Mbps W-CDMA mode. It will be launched commercially from December.

Femto Forum Announced major new members, working groups & website

Yesterday we were able to announce major new members who have joined the Femto Forum over the summer, including vendors such as Alcatel-Lucent, Motorola, Nokia-Siemens Networks and NEC plus operators including Telefonica-O2, Bharti Airtel, Rogers Wireless, Bouyges Telecom and Carphone Warehouse Networks.
We also gave details of the four working groups we have set up to addresss various technical, market and regulatory aspects of femtocells.
 
Some stories relating to this release include the following:

Femto Forum in the News

Some of the initial press coverage following the launch of Femto Forum:

Netgear to use Ubiquisys femtocell technology
Computerwire

28 June 2007
http://www.cbronline.com/article_news.asp?guid=6B345D38-97BB-4B0A-9325-E016CDA5BE4C
Phemtophobia

Telecoms.com/A week in wireless newsletter
29 June 2007
http://www.telecoms.com/itmgcontent/tcoms/expertview/articles/20017437298.html
Femtocell flurry
TotalTele.com
3 July 2007
http://www.totaltele.com/View.aspx?t=2&ID=93520
Femto Forum promises very small cells
The Register & Newswireless.net

2 July 2007
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/07/02/femto_forum/
http://www.newswireless.net/index.cfm/article/3489
Industry Forms Femto Forum
Unstrung
2 July 2007
http://www.unstrung.com/document.asp?doc_id=128161
The Femto Forum is Born
Fierce Broadband Wireless
2 July 2007
http://www.fiercebroadbandwireless.com/story/the-femto-forum-is-born/2007-07-02
Femtocells gain ground with Netgear support and new Forum
Wireless Watch
2 July 2007
Newsletter
Forum formed to focus on femtocell development

EE Times
2 July 2007
http://www.eetimes.com/news/latest/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=200001834
Femtocell Forum Plans Standards Drive
Computerwire
2 July 2007
http://www.computerwire.com/industries/research/?pid=10AFB764%2D13B1%2D4B2B%2D9D74%2D499D0AA11CFF
Femto Forum promises base stations in homes
Techworld
3 July 2007
http://www.techworld.com/mobility/news/index.cfm?newsid=9350
Open standards forum opens for femtocell firms
Electronics Weekly
2 July 2007
http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2007/07/02/41719/Open+standards+forum+opens+for+femtocell+firms.htm
Femtocell heads get it together
Telecom Redux
2 July 2007
http://www.telecomredux.co.uk/content/view/4504/1/
Femto Forum Launched
3g.co.uk
2 July 2007
http://www.3g.co.uk/PR/July2007/4862.htm
Femto Forum Formed For Support And Promotion Of Femtocell Deployment Worldwide
RF Globalnet
2 July 2007

http://www.rfglobalnet.com/content/news/article.asp?docid=324238f3-f674-404f-afea-ebdb1980b080&atc~c=771+s=773+r=001+l=a
Femto Forum launches to promote femtocell deployment
Telecompaper
2 July 2007
http://www.telecom.paper.nl/news/article.aspx?id=174262&nr=
Key Announcements
inbabble.com
2 July 2007
http://inbabble.com/2007/07/03/briefbabble-iphone-helio-t-mobile-uma-clearwire-voip-femto-forum-grandcentral/
Femtocell-mates multiply

Telecom Redux
2 July 2007
http://www.telecomredux.co.uk/content/view/4503/1/
The Femto Forum – Major Operators and Vendors Join Forces in New Body to Promote Femtocell Standardisation and Deployment

TMC Net
2 July 2007
http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2007/07/02/2754783.htm