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Dialed In Podcast 97: What's a femtocell?

This week on Dialed In, we discuss AT&T's new 3G MicroCell product and check out Sprint's first Google Android phone, the HTC Hero.

By September 23, 2009


Mobile Wi-Fi and femtocells: All your questions answered

There are some snazzy new boxes to get us online and keep our phones connected, but how do you figure out what you need? Here's our guide to gadgets that merge broadband and mobiles

By August 11, 2009


Samsung brings femtocell to Verizon

The Verizon Wireless Extender from Verizon Wireless can boost indoor call quality.

By January 26, 2009


AT&T to start testing femtocells

AT&T will start testing in-home cell phone boosters, otherwise known as femtocells.

By December 9, 2008


AT&T breaks out its new 3G Microcell

AT&T to start femtocell service, and we compare it to the femtocell/network-improvement competition.

By September 21, 2009


AT&T-iPhone calling woes on redial

Report by CNET's Elinor Mills touches a nerve, with hundreds of iPhone users from around the country sharing their frustrations.

By September 23, 2009


AT&T expands Houston coverage. Is it helping?

AT&T is expanding mobile broadband coverage in the Houston metro area, but is it really helping? Some AT&T customers don't think so.

By July 24, 2009


Vodafone to launch mini mobile-phone tower for the home

In July, Vodafone will launch Europe's first femtocell, a booster that plugs into your broadband line to give you better mobile-phone coverage in your home

By June 25, 2009


Cisco invests in femtocell company

Cisco Systems has taken a strategic investment in a company that makes devices to boost cell phone signals indoors.

By January 23, 2008


3G MicroCell: Your own home AT&T cell tower

Speculation has long held that AT&T was planning to offer a femtocell device--namely the 3G MicroCell--to its customers that would, in a manner of speaking, place an AT&T cell tower in the user's home.

By January 28, 2009