Outdoor Enclosure from Ericsson Doubles Radio Capacity in Same Footprint
Published on: 12th Feb 2014
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By: Ian Mansfield
Ericsson has shown off a modular All in One Outdoor Enclosure that houses and powers mobile broadband sites. Built to complement its RBS 6000 portfolio the maximum high capacity configuration houses up to 8 digital units 18 radios and 4 MINI LINK hops in a footprint of less than 0.5 square meters (70 x 70 cm).
The All-in-One Outdoor Enclosure encapsulates multi-standard radio, transmission, power and climate equipment with savings potential for areas with mild to warm climates.
When configured as a high-capacity outdoor radio base station, the All-in-One Outdoor Enclosure can provide capacity for up to 8 digital and up to 12 radio units for all relevant radio standards and frequency bands. It can also be used as a main unit in a main remote configuration using up to 16 internally installed digital units and up to 18 remote radio units, or a combination of macro and main-remote.
Thomas Norén, Vice President and Head Product Area Radio, Business Unit Networks, Ericsson says: "Optimizing outdoor enclosures is an important area for operators to reduce time-to-service. The All-in-One Outdoor Enclosure helps them to add capacity cost-efficiently, enabling them to handle the massive data growth in the Networked Society."
The All-in-One Outdoor Enclosure is designed to work across Ericsson's entire RBS6000 product portfolio.