Cellular carriers are reporting robust network overlay and cell site expansion activity, which should translate to strong site leasing for tower operators through 2014, according to RBC Capital Markets, which increased 2013 estimates from 21,400 to 22,800 additional cell sites. The firm also set its estimates for 2014 from 21,100 to 24,100 additional cell sites…. Continue »
By Ernest Worthman, Editor, Small Cell Magazine…. 2013 proved to be a pivotal year for the small cell arena. While to some, not much appeared to be happening on the surface, a lot was happening under the covers. 2013 was the staging year for 2014, when small cell deployment will really start to show up… Continue »
We dedicated this issue to the key trends of the last 12 months in this rapidly evolving sector of the telecom industry. Thank you for your readership, have the best of holidays and we will see you next year as we publish the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
The Lynx series of products, capable of true 1 Gbps system throughput and up to 1.5 Gbps, from Trango is in full production and shipping the new Lynx series of wireless backhaul systems. The Lynx series point to point microwave radios are available for all worldwide standard licensed frequency bands from 6 to 42 GHz…. Continue »
DragonWave has introduced its 60 GHz technology in the Horizon Compact+ and Avenue Link product lines. Currently in production, DragonWave’s 60 GHz products have already been deployed in small cell mobile operator trials and are suited for metro deployment in small cell architectures because of their small form factor and high-capacity, low-delay transport capabilities. … Continue »
Athena Wireless Communications has launched Pixie, an LTE small cell platform complete with field-proven, fully-functional eNodeB software. The Athena Pixie enables OEMs and system integrators to create differentiated LTE small cell solutions in a shorter time and at a lower cost. Pixie is available in a 6 inch by 6 inch indoor ceiling-mount package, a… Continue »