The Metrocell Masterclass is a full day interactive session designed to bring delegates up to speed with current metrocell technology and best practice. It’s suitable both for newcomers to the technology as well as those who need to become current again.
The course structure includes:
Definition of small cells, femtocells, metrocells, picocells and HetNets.
System Architecture and operation.
Status of common technical issues.
Small Cell Standards: 3GPP, Small Cell Forum, 3GPP2, WBA etc.
Different radio access technologies: 3G, HSPA, LTE, Wi-Fi. Backhaul: Microwave, millimetre wave, optical, Wi-Fi, Point-to-Multipoint, Inband.
Supplier eco-system: From chipsets to system integrators.
Commercial deployment models: Hosting Small Cell as a Service, upgrades.
Case Study: Comparing cost of small cell with macrocell expansion.
Metrocell Roadmap: A glimpse of the future.
Why take this class? You will understand the capabilities and limitations of metrocell technology, knowing where and when it can be used.