Tag Archives: DAS

Edging Closer Towards Disruption in Radio Access Networks

By | August 31, 2015

In past articles [1, 2], I stressed that Cloud RAN is a disruptive technology. There are a few reasons for this, but I think that most critical reason is that Cloud RAN breaks open a pricing structure that’s been in use ever since the wireless industry was created. The current pricing model for base stations is… Read More »

Trends in Wireless Network Densification

By | April 28, 2014

One of the main trends in radio access network (RAN) is the bifurcation of systems that enable network densification. Today, mobile network operators have more options than ever before for the means of providing service to their subscribers. Alongside the evolution of wireless standards to provide higher spectral efficiency, vendors have unleashed a wide variety… Read More »

When Will Small Cells Be Deployed? A Case Study of Critical Strategic Planning Options for Mobile Network Operators

By | May 27, 2013

This case study was designed to help answer important questions related to small cell deployments. It is based on a traffic forecast and capacity planning tool developed to aid operator strategic planning activities. The tool can also be used by vendors and other ecosystem players to map their product offering and plan for small cell… Read More »