Femtocells overtake base stations

Staff writer
4G Insight Asia Edition
There are now more than 2.3 million 3G femtocells globally compared to 1.6 million 3G macrocells, the latest report from Informa Telecoms & Media shows.
 
Currently, 31 commercial femtocell services worldwide represent over 60% growth in deployments in the past quarter alone.
 
Eight of the top 10 mobile operator groups (by revenue) now offer femtocell services, including AT&T Group, France Telecom Group, NTT DOCOMO Group, Sprint, Telefonica Group, Deutsche Telecom Group, Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Group. 
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