Monthly Archives: November 2012

Small Cells as a Service (SCaaS)

Small Cells as a Service (SCaaS) will involve SCaaS providers (notably fixed line Carriers) taking responsibility for some of the most complex aspects of a small cell deployment for the mobile Carriers – negotiating and acquiring thousands of sites, building … Continue reading

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Carrier WiFi and Small Cells Vendor Rankings

Carrier demand for small cells is reflected by all sectors of the industry. Major RAN (Radio Access Network) vendors actively promote HetNets with a mix of large and small cells. Many have offered end-to-end femtocell solutions for several years, all … Continue reading

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The Carrier WiFi and Small Cells Value Chain

The industry has traditionally followed a very simplistic value chain, with the chain beginning with WiFi, small cell and wireless network infrastructure manufacturers such as ip.access, Airvana, Ericsson, Cisco Nokia Siemens Networks or Huawei and ending with Carriers, and ultimately … Continue reading

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