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    1. Release Five and the quickening pace of technological change

      From the home, the enterprise, the street and the cafe to the remote village in the developing world and the offshore oil rig in the wildest seas: communications in any and every environment can use and be enhanced by small cells.

      That’s not an unfounded assertion. It’s backed up by a vast amount of work that Small Cell Forum’s members have done and are still doing to build and enhance our contributions to small cell technology, standards development and deployments.

      In recent years that work has been highlighted by our Release Program, a series of downloadable resources ...

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    2. Overcoming Small Cells Security and Deployment Challenges

      As part of our series of blogs with Small Cell Forum Members who are supporting the Small Cell Zone and Mobile World Congress 2015, Dilip Pillaipakam of Mavenir has written this blog.

      By Dilip Pillaipakam, VP Product Marketing, Mavenir

      Improvement in-building coverage, plugging coverage gaps in rural or remote areas and augmenting macro capacity – these are compelling operator needs that will propel LTE small cells from infancy to massive deployment over the next few years. Deepening threats to subscriber communications and network infrastructure will also require operators to maintain even higher security and protection levels, as they deploy small cells ...

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    3. Cloud-RAN: Helping Operators Address the Exploding Mobile Connectivity Needs in Urban Areas While Increasing Network Efficiency

      As part of our series of blogs with Small Cell Forum Members who are supporting the Small Cell Zone and Mobile World Congress 2015, Renuka Bhalerao of Radisys has written this blog.

      By Renuka Bhalerao, Radisys

      With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets and the shift toward on-the-go connectivity, mobile operators face unprecedented pressure to increase capacity and coverage. This is particularly true in urban areas, which produce highly-concentrated network demand. In large cities and event arenas – which can mimic the population densities of cities – millions of people within close proximity utilize the same connectivity resources. They might use network ...

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