In the wake of growing data demand and their short-term plans to shift voice traffic to LTE, MNOs are actively investigating ways to densify their networks and to achieve an acceptable level of indoor performance. However, the densification of MNOs’ networks comes as price wars are heating up, ARPU is declining, marketplace growth is coming from lower value devices and customers are shifting across the big 4 carriers. Due to these complications, MNOs must adopt an aggressive cost structure in order to deploy the tens and hundreds of thousands of small cells required to enhance performance. (Download PDF)
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