Network Sharing

The Network as-a-Service solutions - Small Cell as-a-Service and Managed Rural Coverage - provide the most efficient way to extend coverage in cities and rural areas. These solutions support operators with a go-to-market model enabling new revenue streams. They also support property developers and venue owners in increasing attractiveness and monetization of their assets.

Dedicated and shared Network as-a-Service solutions and Wholesale Network Sharing support operators to reach a new level of financial network efficiencies.

Service description

Small Cell as-a-Service
Operators and property owners are increasing focus on enterprise and indoor connectivity to drive revenue growth. A large part of the mobile traffic growth will be indoor, and the expectations on coverage, voice quality and mobile data performance is rising. Meeting these demands can be challenging, especially in new well-insulated buildings and where parallel deployment of small cells is not feasible or allowed. Small Cell as-a-Service addresses these challenges by enabling new business and go-to-market models, multi-operator solutions and asset monetization in a cost efficient way.

Managed Rural Coverage
There are large unserved rural area where coverage build-out is financially challenging. Managed Rural Coverage addresses this challenge by enabling new business models for increased cost efficiency. It is a sustainable solution based on solar panels and satellite links.

Wholesale Network Sharing
The Wholesale Network Sharing model is a way for industry players – operators, vendors, investors and regulators – to jointly restructure the ownership of existing and new network infrastructure. This creates an opportunity to realize industry values such as infrastructure capex and opex efficiencies.

Benefits

  • Capture revenue growth through as-a-Service go-to-market models
  • Flexible model for fast time-to-market independent on CAPEX restrictions
  • All inclusive as-a-Service model including technology and all related services – provided over long-term service agreement with guaranteed SLA & KPIs
  • Sharing operations and sharing of platforms and nodes - meeting Total Cost of Ownership requirements
  • Sharing commercial risks