12 May. 2018

FCC Votes 3-2 to Ease Small Cell Infrastructure Deployment

2018-05-12T11:26:12-05:00May 12th, 2018|Small Cell/oDAS|

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted along party lines 3-2 to make it easier for operators to deploy small cell infrastructure in an effort to quicken network densification in support of 5G commercialization.   This decision exempts small cell deployments from the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and National . . .

27 Jun. 2017

Small Cells Are the Great Enabler

2017-06-27T08:00:41-05:00June 27th, 2017|Small Cell/oDAS|

The unprecedented growth of demand for wireless data is radically reshaping the telecommunications landscape. The extraordinary thing is that despite this explosion, the likelihood is that even more dramatic growth lies ahead. Currently, advanced forms of LTE are being deployed. These will be followed by 5G, which is moving from . . .

26 Jun. 2017

There’s More to In-building Wireless Than DAS and Small Cells

2017-06-26T08:00:54-05:00June 26th, 2017|Small Cell/oDAS|

In-building wireless is a red hot market, particularly given the shift from carrier subsidized deployments to enterprise- or neutral-host led financing models. To better enable enterprise buyers, equipment vendors are looking for ways to take cost and complexity out of DAS and small cells, the two solutions that get the . . .

3 Mar. 2017

The Case for Multi-operator Small Cells in the Enterprise

2017-03-03T15:10:49-06:00March 3rd, 2017|Small Cell/oDAS|

The Small Cell Forum makes the case for using sharing models to enable enterprises to take advantage of small cells. The key to multi-operator small cells, according to the industry advocacy group, is virtualization – separating the network functions from the radio and moving management and optimization to the cloud. . . .

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