Tag Archives: backhaul

Observations on MWC 2014 – My Takeaways

By | February 28, 2014

In a nutshell, the wireless industry keeps on getting broader and more bifurcated. This is the main trend that has been around for years and that will not stop. Communication is becoming truly pervasive. Opportunities and confusion are intermingled. To understand it all, one needs to cut across wider breadth and dive into greater depth… Read More »

Cloud RAN vs. Picocells: The Need for Integrative Approach in Next Generation Network Design.

By | April 18, 2013

When it comes to deciding on deploying small cell base stations, one is faced with a few options. One option is based on cloud RAN architecture with remote radio heads connected through optical fiber to a central base station housing the baseband processing. A second option is that of a compact base station which includes… Read More »

Small Cells and the Predictability Challenge

By | December 14, 2012

Anyone closely involved with small cells base station could not have failed to notice the contentious debate on backhaul capacity requirements. On the one hand, vendors of millimeter wave equipment advocate the need to support peak capacity figures, while on the other hand, vendors of other types of backhaul solution including point-to-multipoint systems point that… Read More »