Re: [atoca] ATOCA status at time of closing

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Thu, 25 July 2013 03:22 UTC

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On 24 July 2013 09:02, Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com>; wrote:
> I was wondering whether in the course of action competitors to new ATOCA
> technology were identified?  Something along the lines 'don't do ATOCA
> because X already does it', or similar?

There were no alternative technologies that were roughly comparable.
3GPP defines cell broadcast technologies that have a wide reach, but
only within their networks.  Those would be the closest.

In many respects, that is part of why this work took so long to close.
 There is a big gap to fill.