Macrocell vs. Small Cell vs. Femtocell: 5G Base Stations Compared

3 different types of 5G enterprise tech:

5G promises a world of ultra-high-speed connectivity. While we may see a decreased reliance on macrocells — or those sky-high cell towers along highways or in rural areas — the truth is that 5G relies on a combination of base stations, including macrocells, small cells, and femtocells. The differences between the three are apparent in size, coverage, and cost — but, small cells in particular are key to providing the high millimeter wave frequencies 5G promises.

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