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Femtocell Network Management Systems in 3G and 4G Indoor Small Cell Networks

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This report discusses device management for indoor femtocell deployment for 3G and 4G networks. The first section gives an overview about the challenges of managing and configuring femtocell networks, followed by a brief background on current mobile radio access technologies and system architecture for 3G and 4G networks. The second section examines the standardization process for femtocell networks as well as general considerations about the development of management systems. The report is concluded with a section listing main vendors offering femtocell management systems as part of their end-to-end solutions.

Table of Contents

  • 1. TECHNICAL BACKGROUND
    • 1.1. Femtocells and Device Management
    • 1.2. Femtocell Radio Access
    • 1.3. Femtocell Network Architecture
      • 1.3.1. 3G Architecture
      • 1.3.2. LTE Femtocell Architecture
  • 2. STANDARDIZATION AND GENERAL CONSIDRATIONS
    • 2.1. Standardization
      • 2.1.1. CWMP TR-069
    • 2.2. General Management Considerations
      • 2.2.1. 3G/4G Convergence
      • 2.2.2. Market Outlook
      • 2.2.3. Value-added Services
  • 3. VENDORS
    • 3.1. Airvana
    • 3.2. Alcatel-Lucent
    • 3.3. Cisco
    • 3.4. Contela
    • 3.5. Fujitsu
    • 3.6. ip.access
    • 3.7. SpiderCloud Wireless
  • 4. APPENDIX

Tables

  1. Femtocell Management System Vendors
  2. Abbreviations

Charts

  1. Femtocell Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  2. Femtocell Shipments by Air Interface, World Market, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  3. Femtocell Revenues, World Market, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  4. Location Based Services Revenue, World Market, Forecast: 2008 to 2018

Figures

  1. Typical 3G Femtocell Architecture
  2. LTE Femto Network Architecture