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Forecast: Small Cells Infrastructure, Worldwide, 2011-2017

Published: 24 May 2013

ID: G00248630

Analyst(s): Ian Keene, Christian Canales


Small cells of two varieties, 3G and Long Term Evolution small cells and carrier Wi-Fi hot spots, are poised to change mobile network architectures over the coming five years.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data



  • General
  • 3G and LTE Small Cells
  • Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Forecast Methodology

  • Definitions

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