Invasion of the femtocell

Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
May 2011
Urgent Communications;May2011, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the introduction of femtocell, a small cellular base station offered by cellular operators to individual customers in the U.S. The equipment was designed to cover a few hundred square feet and it uses the same radio spectrum as all cell sites. The main elements of the specifications published for femtocells include self-organizing base stations and network management system. It details the 911-related problems raised against femtocells.


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