Category Archives: HetNet

Right first time HetNet deployment: A smarter approach!

You only get one chance to get it right when you’re building an aircraft, with no room for errors, and it’s a complex project environment in much the same way as building a modern telecoms network. All parts of the aircraft and the systems which operate on it must be designed to work perfectly together, with safety and quality being paramount. Process automation plays a crucial role in modern aircraft production, ensuring everything executes to plan, on time, in budget and with the minimum of snags. The project needs to be managed and coordinated across many organizational teams, from designers […]  More >>

Accelerating Small Cell deployment with a HetNet ecosystem

As you walk down a typical high street you may be forgiven for not noticing the abundance of new wireless access technologies around you, both cellular and WiFi. Many outdoor public access small cells are often discretely hidden from view, being deployed inside street furniture such as bus stops, billboards, lampposts, and shop front signage. These various access technologies form HetNets, which are set to grow dramatically over the next few years. They include a mix of 3G, 4G/LTE, Macro, distributed antenna systems (DAS), Small Cells and carrier grade WiFi access points, not to mention the various wireless and fixed […]  More >>

‘Multivendor’ is the new watchword as operators plan their HetNets

Caroline Gabriel, Research Director Maravedis-Rethink, discusses the importance of vendor neutrality in HetNets.  More >>