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CRAN in LTE-Advanced

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7/1/2015



What is the most important driver for operators to deploy a centralized or cloud radio access network (CRAN)?
  Capex reduction through NFV
  Greater scalability
  More flexibility in the network
  Opex reduction through centralization
  Potential to deploy radios closer to users
  Reducing baseband processing requirements
  Other (Let us know in the comments.)

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Sarah Thomas
Sarah Thomas
7/1/2015 | 11:45:37 AM
LTE CRAN WTF
We should have probably also included the option, "What is CRAN?!" as there are several definitions and interpretations of it as our guest blogger from Wind River points out: http://www.lightreading.com/mobile/fronthaul-c-ran/time-for-some-new-acronyms-for-cran/a/d-id/716159
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