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COVER STORY
Cost concerns may lead to islands of coverage

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THE SIGNAL
Apps, smartphones and alternative indoor location technology should bring mobile closer than ever to unlocking the true potential of LBS
TECH FOCUS
Planning backhaul links for 2G growth and wholesale support
Hybrid wireless systems offer significant benefits for collecting data from large, geographically dispersed networks
TECH PERSPECTIVE
Demand for location apps means integration challenges for chipset makers
Operators face tough economic and power challenges expanding outside the cities
RESEARCH NOTES
The major problem with conversion between Wimax and LTE is the cost of device conversion
ANALYST VIEW
Operators sharing active components of their networks