With all the talk of 3G/4G/5G wireless networks and the speeds they provide, the question really comes down to how much speed is enough? With mobile network operators (MNOs) data caps limiting overall data utilized, faster speeds really just mean reaching the limit faster. There is something to be said for getting information quickly, but at some point networks seemed to have crossed the point of what we truly need.as subscribers on wireless networks versus what operators are actually providing.
Introduction: The smartphone revolution spanning in first two decades of 21st century has changed the way subscribers consume data on mobile devices. The very definition of mobile device has expanded to include tablets, wearables and other connected accessories including machine to machine. With Internet of Things (IoT) being major growth area for data demand, the coverage and capacity requirements of wireless networks will grow for foreseeable future.
The idea and development of tools around wireless customers events and measurements is rapidly moving forward. Despite the fears of big brother watching, which any technology has the ability to be used for less than good means, geolocation data of subscribers has the ability to truly revolutionize how wireless operators do business. The concept of being able to know where everything in your network occurs at any one time allows for better design and optimization of the network as well as targeted marketing.
Introduction: Over the years wireless network traffic has exploded. To meet this demand operators have focused efforts toward building (Distributed Antenna System) DAS Systems at high capacity venues. For a single event like Super Bowl, a stadium may have over a terabyte of data passing through the serving cells.