Network demands and maturity vary around the world, and differences can even be seen within individual countries. Regardless of the situation, operators want to achieve the same goal – to provide the best possible performance and quality of experience in the most cost-efficient way. Microwave networks are a vital ingredient for operators to meet this goal, and will continue to be the dominant backhaul technology in the future.
New Microwave Towards 2020 report
The choice between fiber and microwave in backhaul networks will not be about capacity, it will be about fiber presence and TCO. Microwave technologies will continue to play a very strong role on the road to 5G.