KPN starts trial with ‘mini masts’ to increase network capacity




Following Vodafone KPN starts with increasing the capacity of the network through ‘mini towers. This ‘small cells’ serve a smaller area per mast, allowing more people can get. Higher data rate at a location

KPN wants the mini masts may be committed on a large scale requires the provider. KPN claims a doubling of capacity at a certain location to get the mini masts, square in shape and can be. Put on the streets in many places The mobile provider seems to test them during festivals: that happened earlier in Parkpop in The Hague and in recent days Appelpop in Tiel.

The mini masts are particularly useful in places where large masts can not offer, such as places where it once or structurally very busy. Enough capacity The mini masts have many similarities with the ‘private masts’, also called femtocells, which Vodafone customers can use to increase the range. Surcharge home KPN is not the first to experiment with the mini masts: Vodafone also do that. T-Mobile uses mini-masts only for large business customers.

Providers are always looking for resources to mobile internet not to fail at busy times and places. Include T-Mobile and KPN try that traffic does not go through the mobile network via wifi, so.

Voorbeeld van hoe een ‘mini-zendmast’ in het straatbeeld past, in dit geval aan een lantaarnpaal. De illustratie is gemaakt door toeleverancier Radwin.

Example of how a “mini-tower” at the Colonnade, in this case to a lamppost. The illustration is made by supplier Radwin.


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