Posts about Sync

Our lives need to be synchronized. We text, tweet, talk, watch and listen around the clock. And, it’s all because we want to be in sync. We like to think we’re sharing data, but consider for a moment the content of our messages. “Having coffee in Starbucks.” “Eating ice cream.” Or, we send a selfie and no text is necessary. I believe these messages are sent not for their data content but because of our need for synchronization ...

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The continuing evolution of radio access network technology and the introduction of packet-based mobile backhaul have created a major paradigm shift for network synchronization. Packet networks need to address synchronization requirements that were once inherently provided by the network. And they need to support increased clock accuracy and greater availability of synchronization signals as the quality of experience of mobile services is increasingly dependent on base station clocks that are aligned accurately and have high stability.
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