Small Cell Forum plots a path to 5G with HetNet/SON architecture
Release 7 provides the essential tools to deploy and manage a multi-x network to meet today’s data challenges – and lay practical foundations for 5G
A working guide to deploying HetNets now, and a migration path to 5G – this is the double promise of Small Cell Forum’s Release 7, which is published today.
Release 7 focuses on HetNet and SON (self-optimizing networks), which mobile operators have identified as central capabilities of their next generation networks. Recent research indicates that over 80% of MNOs will deploy non-residential small cells and SON by 2020, as part of a HetNet program, and ...