TITLE

Invasion of the femtocell

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2011, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
60706645

 

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