- Buyers Guide
There is a fierce battle raging between distributed antenna systems (DAS), Wi-Fi, and licensed small cells for coverage and capacity in enterprise wireless systems. Each type of system has its strengths and weaknesses with active DAS systems the choice for large corporations which we define as over 100,000 square feet and with more than 100 employees. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have the choice between Wi-Fi and small cells.
mimoOn GmbH and Tektelic Communications demonstrated a complete LTE small cell base station at the Small Cell World Summit in London, UK from 4-6 June.
Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, announced two new RF power amplifiers (PAs), the MGA-43728 and MGA-43828, and a new WiFi FBAR filter, the ACFF-1024, designed specifically for small cell base transceiver station (BTS) applications.
The use of Wi-Fi functionality in small-cell base stations will be a game changer for cellphone service providers, easing heavily congested data pipes while linking together billions of devices into a single network architecture, according to the IHS iSuppli Mobile & Wireless Communications Service at information and analytics provider IHS.
NEC Corp. announced that Mobile TeleSystems, together with NEC Neva Communications Systems, have launched a Femtocell service in the Ural region.
Mobile Experts has released a new Small Cell Market Forecast, predicting more than 5 million metrocells shipped in 2017.
NEC Corp. completed interoperability testing for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program's 700 MHz Public Safety Demonstration Network at the Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories.
NTT DOCOMO INC. has selected NEC Corp. to develop ‘high-capacity base station equipment’ that supports DOCOMO's proposed LTE-Advanced communications system.
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