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Public Access Small Cells: Off to a Slow Start

2/12/2014
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With small cells set to be a hot topic at Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan explains why the market for public access small cells hasn't yet taken off in the way that some had anticipated.
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danny_be
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danny_be,
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2/13/2014 | 10:08:10 AM
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Backhaul and its installation are biggest impediment to public-access small cell deployments (Accroding to the current poll of light reading)

Siklu is now addressing it in order to enable small cell market to happened:

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http://www.siklu.com/news/15-minute-installation/

 





 

 

cwgservices
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cwgservices,
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2/13/2014 | 8:51:21 AM
Small Cell : Macro Cell ::: LAN : WAN
In my analogy, it can be seen that the systems have different capabilities and different applications, and are usually complementary rather than competing.

To take it a step further, public access small cells are like a public wifi hotspot created as an enhancement to someone's LAN. If the technology is adopted by enough people/companies/cities, it can bring access to more people. If it's restricted by shortsighted and profit-hungry providers, it will end up one more perk for the privileged few and I'll want no part of it.
MordyK
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MordyK,
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2/12/2014 | 4:37:19 PM
Re: Different drivers?
There's also the fact that enterprise small cells are fairly easy to deploy, relative to the more public access metroell type of application, which requires backhaul, power, deployment, permits, etc.
MordyK
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MordyK,
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2/12/2014 | 4:36:52 PM
Re: Different drivers?
My browser hung. My bad :)
DanJones
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2/12/2014 | 4:29:45 PM
Re: Different drivers?
I heard you twice the first time!
MordyK
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MordyK,
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2/12/2014 | 4:29:04 PM
Re: Different drivers?
There's also the fact that enterprise small cells are fairly easy to deploy, relative to the more public access metroell type of application, which requires backhaul, power, deployment, permits, etc.
DanJones
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DanJones,
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2/12/2014 | 4:23:35 PM
Re: Different drivers?
Yeah, that's why there's actual deployments happening now. :-)
MordyK
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MordyK,
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2/12/2014 | 4:19:58 PM
Re: Different drivers?
There's also the fact that enterprise small cells are fairly easy to deploy, relative to the more public access metroell type of application, which requires backhaul, power, deployment, permits, etc.
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DanJones,
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2/12/2014 | 12:49:42 PM
Re: Different drivers?
Enterprise small cells certainly will get more attention this year. Simply because there are and likely will be more live deplyments to talk about
mendyk
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mendyk,
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2/12/2014 | 11:33:13 AM
Re: Different drivers?
Excellent use of analogy here. Just to stretch it a bit further -- what you're saying is that public access small cells are the equivalent of a poorly maintained public golf course that doubles as a feeding ground for thousands of Canada geese.
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