Deploying Small Cells

As small cells continue to be deployed in order to augment the service provider’s RAN coverage, this course covers the main considerations associated with small cell solutions. This includes the benefits of small cell deployment, as well as the supporting architecture required. The course also discusses the remote management of small cells and also the requirements for the backhaul network, including synchronization and location.

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Section 1 - Introduction to Small Cells
Section 2 - Deployment Options
Section 3 - Synchronization and Location
Section 4 - Small Cell Backhaul

Topic areas covered include:

  • Small Cell Markets:
    • Example Deployments.
  • Small Cell Benefits:
    • Home, Office, Public & Rural.
  • Capacity or Coverage.

Topic areas covered include:

  • Consumer/Enterprise Self-Deployed.
  • Operator Deployed Small Cells:
    • Targeted Capacity Hot-Spot.
    • Non-Targeted (‘Peppered’).
    • Outdoor and Indoor Coverage Not-Spots.

Topic areas covered include:

  • Assisted GNSS.
  • Network-based Synchronisation:
    • NTP, PTP IEEE.1588 and NTR.
  • Hybrid AGPS.
  • Implementation Considerations.

Topic areas covered include:

  • Backhaul Technologies:
    • DSL, Fiber/GPN, HFC, Microwave, etc.
  • Bandwidth Requirements.
  • Pros and Cons of Different Systems.

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