Small cell technologies are coming of age thanks to scaling of deployments in residential, enterprise and now urban markets. These maturing technologies can now be applied to a range of rural and remote use cases that may not otherwise be viable using traditional deployment approaches. Small cells are well suited to deployment in rural villages, remote industrial sites, on transportation, and for temporary networks.
This paper helps operators, backhaul and service providers to understand the particular needs of rural and remote small cells from a backhaul perspective. It summarizes key aspects that must be considered when designing and deploying the transport network, and points to sources of further information.
This white paper originally posted on the MEF website