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FCC reveals Verizon's coming Samsung femtocell

News by Ricky Cadden on Wednesday November 05, 2008.

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Verizon Samsung Ubicell
Verizon Samsung Ubicell

The FCC likes to make sure we know about things before the carriers want us to, and this new Ubicell for Verizon is certainly interesting. It is a smaller, personal femtocell(INFO). The Samsung Ubicell is currently on the market as the Sprint Airave, and it uses your wired broadband connection to give you a wireless signal boost wherever you have the unit installed.

The Verizon-branded version, which has now passed through the FCC's testing process, is clad in shiny black with a small stub antenna. According to the user manual, it will also have the GPS limitation, where the device will not operate until it gets a GPS lock showing that it is in the United States. You can check out the FCC filing here. [via Engadget Mobile]


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