Operators’ HetNet plans will collapse if siting issues are not resolved

Guest editorial by Caroline Gabriel, Research Director and Co-founder of Rethink Research outlines bottlenecks for operators in deploying heterogeneous networks

Read this article to learn:

  • How siting issues could be the biggest challenge for MNOs in densifying cellular networks
  • What needs to be overcome in order to make densified network economics viable
  • Why MNOs are migrating capex from spectrum acquisition to small cells
  • How MNOs see the role of traditional infrastructure in the development of distributed networks

Caroline Gabriel is the Co-founder and Research Director of Rethink Technology Research; Senior Contributor, Analysys Mason, Next Generation Wireless; and a member of the Small Cell Forum. Densification in 2017 is no longer just an ugly word, but an ugly business challenge. It is now a real and urgent part of many cellular operators’ strategies…

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