Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Telcos stuck in their ways when it comes to small cells

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Tuesday 26 February 13

Small Cell Forum shows operators how to make a profit from small cells; new figures predict there will be 92 million small cells worldwide by 2016.

While some of the world's biggest telcos have defined their small cells strategies and begun rollouts, the next wave of growth could be hampered by operators' unwillingness to move away from the status quo. The market is growing though. There will be 92 million small cell units deployed worldwide by 2016, up from 10.8 million today, the industry group the Small Cell Forum revealed at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday…

While some of the world's biggest telcos have defined their small cells strategies and begun rollouts, the next wave of growth could be hampered by operators' unwillingness to move away from the status quo. The market is growing though. There will be 92 million small cell units deployed worldwide by 2016, up from 10.8 million today, the industry group the Small Cell Forum revealed at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday…

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