Sprint Will Update Airave Femtocell for 3G Access
Not Good, it still requires a GPS signal to work
So you cant use the old or the new Airave in basements or in buildings that don't have a good view of the sky (like many apartments etc.
They really need a device that can operate free of GPS signals. They need to get location and timing from the network not GPS so they work!!!!
1. Detects if unit it being used in an authorized coverage area.
2. Pinpoints E-911 emergency calls.
So yes, GPS is needed. Also, cell towers have some sort of GPS technology built in them too or at least preprogramed in them so the GPS in cell phones can interact with location accuracy. Someone who has experience with tower engineering may want to elaborate on this.
As for GPS sensors, some if not all come with a detatchable GPS receiver with extention cable. That way you can put the device in the middle of the room and still have a way to get the GPS receiver close to a window. I have a Verizon Network Extender in the middle of my living room and don't even have to put the sensor in the window. It d...
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