TITLE

2009 The Year of the Femtocell?

AUTHOR(S)
BERG, ANDREW
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Wireless Week;3/1/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on cellular base stations, femtocells, and, analyzes its application feasibility in the U.S. It is reported that, there are many obstacles in the market implementation of the technology, which includes the issue of who will pay for the technology. It is reported that, it is the consumers who will have to bear the burden, as a result companies are reluctant to implement it. It is reported that, manufacturing costs will have to come down before any investment materializes.
ACCESSION #
36826069

 

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