Thursday, 08 December 2016

Alcatel-Lucent signals 'end of base station'

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 07 February 11

Kit maker unveils smaller-cell technology that uses virtualised base station components; analyst says replacement cycle will take 10 years.

Alcatel-Lucent on Monday unveiled a smaller version of a base station that chief executive Ben Verwaayen claimed will spell the end for traditional cell sites. Called lightRadio, the system uses multi air interface antenna technology small enough to be mounted on a pole or side of a building…

Alcatel-Lucent on Monday unveiled a smaller version of a base station that chief executive Ben Verwaayen claimed will spell the end for traditional cell sites. Called lightRadio, the system uses multi air interface antenna technology small enough to be mounted on a pole or side of a building…

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