MCS (Mobile Carrier Show) was held at Nashville, Tennessee form April 13 to 15 2016. MCS is the only North American event to focus exclusively on smart strategies, technology innovations, and business opportunities for carriers in this brave new world.
SKSpruce attended the event as the Gold Sponsor. On the seminar SKSpruce shared the “Carrier-Class Wi-Fi for Mobile Operators and 4G LTE Networks”.
The mobile operator's network challenge is to significantly increase wireless coverage in dense public locations and at the same time expand high-speed capacity many times over to meet user expectations. According to wireless infrastructure analyst firm Maravedis-Rethink, "Looking ahead to 2020, the next wave of change for mobile operators includes the role that Wi-Fi will play in shaping 5G." Wi-Fi with the 802.11ac standard has become an important bridge to 5G. Learn why extension of coverage and increased capacity offered by Wi-Fi, backhauled by optical fiber or LTE, is the most cost-effective way to solve today's network challenges.
The presentation will include a case study of one of the largest integrated Wi-Fi/cellular systems in the world, by global carrier SoftBank with more than 470,000 access points in greater Tokyo and serving more than 32 million subscribers in Japan.