Why femto for metro coverage?


"Do you know of any operator that is planning LTE that isn't also thinking about small cells?"

Alcatel-Lucent's Steve Kemp tells Keith Dyer about the capacity benefits small cell technology can bring to mobile broadband networks. He also outlines the challenges inherent in deploying metro femtocells within shared spectrum and the differences between cloud RAN architectures, such as Alcatel-Lucent's lightRadio, and femtocells.