Report originally published in RCR Wireless on July 19, 2018
Enterprises have an increasing number of choices for wireless network technology, with private LTE starting to emerge as a viable option for enterprise deployments. With new options come tough decisions about network management, maintenance, optimization and troubleshooting.
RCR Wireless News breaks down the various flavors of cellular networks for indoor enterprise environments (from traditional DAS to small cells, private LTE including CBRS and MulteFire, and Wi-Fi) and testing and optimization approaches.
Exact Ventures Insight:
“I think it’s a real market,” said Greg Collins, founder and principal analyst of Exact Ventures. “I think it’s starting out very focused on a few, critical applications — things like mining, ports and other applications — places where traditionally, it’s been very hard to get good coverage.
“Where a lot of the efforts are going now, is expanding the market outside of those initial use cases, where the efficiencies are very measurable. I think that’s where we are now,” Collins said.