• Gimme a boost: 3 ways to make calls when your cellular signal is terrible

    Posted August 4, 2014 - 12:08 pm

    If you find yourself asking, "Can you hear me now?" it might be time to explore Wi-Fi calling, femtocells, or signal boosters.
  • Study: Femtocells may boost more than just cellular coverage

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 12:49 pm

    Femtocells will soon be able to improve home security, personal safety and help integrate smartphones with TVs, laptops and media players, in addition to improving cellular coverage in the home, ABI Research said on Monday.
  • What phone should I buy?

    Posted November 26, 2010 - 2:59 pm

    I need a phone that's good at email, has a good network, decent apps and Web browsing and won't put me in the poorhouse. I come to the geeknoscenti for recommendations.
  • Sprint offering free femtocells

    Posted August 24, 2010 - 11:24 am

    While femtocells still haven't caught on like many manufacturers had hoped, Sprint is now seemingly opening the door to far wider adoption by offering users living in areas with poor coverage free femtocells.
  • Will femtocells ever get their moment?

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 8:41 pm

    Although femtocells have yet to live up to the hype in terms of sales, femtocell vendor Airvana is still confident that they have a future in the mobile marketplace.
  • Firing up those femtocells

    Posted October 17, 2009 - 9:00 pm

    The folks over at the Femto Forum, in conjunction with the European telecommunications standards institute, recently announced a "plugfest" for March 2010. The plugfest will serve as a forum to for interoperability tests among femtocell network gateways, security gateways, femtocell access points and chipsets.
  • Forum says femtocells to boost cellular capacity ten-fold

    Posted December 2, 2008 - 12:32 pm

    Femtocells, indoor 3G base stations installed by consumers, will boost cellular network capacity more than ten-fold without causing interference, according to research carried out by the Femto Forum.

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