Monthly Archives: November 2013

What the Future Bodes for Small Cells: An Operator Perspective

By | November 17, 2013

The market awaits the arrival of outdoor small cells, but the wait continues. When small cell deployments will happen keeps sliding from one year to the next. I have always thought that some in the industry have been too optimistic on small cells deployment timelines and they have ignored important facts that define the deployment… Read More »

Energy Consumption in Wireless Networks: The Big Picture

By | November 6, 2013

I recently came across a presentation on advanced antenna systems with the statement: “advanced antenna systems for power consumption savings not for capacity.” I was very intrigued for a couple of reasons. The first is how much of a problem is power consumption in wireless networks is. The second is that I recalled a conversation… Read More »