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Growth in Mobile Backhaul Market Spells Opportunities for Fiber Deployers

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Telecom service providers, utilities and other owners of fiber networks have all reported in the past few years that running fiber connections to cell sites is becoming a major part of their business. For example, SureWest, which provides FTTH services in California and the Kansas City area, is capitalizing on its fiber network to provide wireless backhaul service to 360 cellular towers. Demand for fiber-based mobile backhaul will skyrocket in the […]


Mobile Backhaul in Cloud RAN (C-RAN) Architecture


A new distributed architecture called Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) offers a new paradigm in base stations architecture that aims to reduce the number of cell sites while increasing the base station deployment density. This new architecture breaks down the base station into a Base Unit (BU) – a digital unit that implements the MAC PHY and AAS (Antenna Array System) functionality, and the Remote Radio Head (RRH) that obtains the digital (optical) signals, converts […]


Mobile Backhaul Among Issues Regulators are Looking At, as Part of AT&T T-Mobile USA Buy

U.S. backhaul markets now are part of the regulatory review of the proposed AT&T purchase of T-Mobile USA. Specifically, the Federal Communications Commission is looking at potential harm to the market for supplying mobile backhaul connections. The FCC six of AT&T’s top competitors to answer questions on network coverage, backhaul, pricing and spectrum for its review of AT&T’s $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA. The agency sent 37-page letters with a list of nine questions […]


K-PowerNet selects Telco Systems for mobile backhaul network

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Solution supports 4G cellular services in Missouri, Oklahoma MANSFIELD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC) and provider of multi-service Carrier Ethernet access and demarcation solutions, has been chosen by K-PowerNet to provide the demarcation solution for their mobile backhaul network serving northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri. K-PowerNet’s mobile backhaul solution is based on Telco Systems’ T-Marc 3208SH mobile backhaul demarcation solution and supports next generation LTE/4G services. “Because the cell sites where […]


Infonetics: IP/Ethernet dominated wireless backhaul spending in 2010


Driven by the wireless operator’s ongoing migration from 2G to 3G and even 4G LTE, wireless operators continue to turn to IP/Ethernet as their wireless backhaul solution of choice. Infonetics’ new Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services market share and forecast report revealed that 89 percent of the money spent on mobile backhaul equipment in 2010 was for IP/Ethernet platforms, with Ethernet cell site routers and gateways and Ethernet packet microwave equipment seeing the most growth. […]


World’s first TDD/FDD dual mode LTE network to launch in Sweden and Denmark


ZTE claims its dual-mode LTE network in Sweden and Denmark will be the world’s first  ZTE and Swedish operator Hi3G are partnering to launch what they claim will be the world’s first LTE TDD/FDD dual mode networks.  ZTE will provide the kit for the rollout, which will take place in Sweden and Denmark. As part of the deal, ZTE will also be involved in the upgrade of the operator’s 3G network. Hi3G says it expects […]


Mobile Backhaul Revolution


The mobile data surge, together with the LTE and LTE-Advance standards, represent many changes both in technology and in the business models and opportunities for operators and providers in this domain. The need for higher bandwidth is driving mobile providers to look for solution that will allow them to support it. Femto and pico cells are smaller base stations that have been designed to support smaller areas. They allow the mobile operator to offload the […]


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