Cobham Wireless (Coverage business)--C-RAN will be central to smart cities.

Author:Hasarchi, Rami
Position:Mobile World Congress 2018: Trends and Comment from Industry Specialists

"Smart cities will be a major point of focus at MWC, from the autonomous vehicles which will transport their citizens to the innovations in the medical industry which will help improve welfare. Digital DAS deployed in a C-RAN model will emerge as the critical network architecture required to make these concepts a reality, allowing capacity to be costeffectively distributed to different sectors of a building or areas across a smart city. This approach can support a wide range of applications, including cellular, public safety and last-mile IP backhaul for WiFi services, such as surveillance cameras and IoT devices.

"Expect the GSMA's Innovation City pavilion to be especially busy this year, as...

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