Archive for the ‘Small Cell Technology’ Category
It's critical for the IT department to make sure that employees have the necessary coverage and service levels on their mobile devices so they can be as productive as possible to help the company succeed. That means eliminating soft spots in coverage and overcoming any congestion due to large numbers of users. It is essentially a reliability of service issue.
The wireless community is consistently improving ways to be socially and environmentally responsible. As the demand for the latest wireless technology continues to soar, new technologies are introduced that meet coverage and capacity demands as well as the social responsibilities of the industry. Small cells deployed as an element within an operator’s wireless network are an eco-friendly solution.
The wideband nature of the LTE air interface has a more pronounced effect on performance characteristics compared to transitional narrow band cellular systems. It is important to get a feel for the key characteristics which could have a significant influence on the deployment planning of a wideband LTE system.
Small Cells Defined:
Small cells are compact wireless base stations that enhance macro network service in high-usage areas by off-loading data capacity and enhancing voice coverage.
Femtocells, enterprise femtocells, picocells and metrocells round out the product offerings.
- Quiz: Would a Small Cell Help?
- Choosing Small Cells, WiFi, DAS or a Combination?
- Why use Small Cells in the Enterprise?