The increasing complexity of today’s and future networks require flexible and well-integrated microwave nodes. Building an efficient microwave backhaul network with end-to-end performance in mind, requires high node capacity, compact and modular building practice, advanced packet functionality and features that are aligned and backward-compatible across different network nodes. The microwave nodes also need to be capable of handling single hops as well as advanced hub sites for larger networks.
MINI-LINK is the world’s leading microwave solution, suitable for any network scenario. Whether it is for new mobile backhaul networks, evolution of existing networks, fixed broadband over microwave, or private networks, the MINI-LINK family delivers superior performance and low cost of ownership. The portfolio spans all transport technologies (IP, MPLS, Ethernet and TDM), all frequency bands (from 4 to 80 GHz), all deployment types, and applications, all under a common management system. There are all-outdoor, all-indoor and split mount solutions that scale from single hop applications to large aggregation nodes. The portfolio supports all migration scenarios from TDM via Ethernet to IP and MPLS. It also supports both Line-of-Sight (LOS) and Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) configurations for efficient outdoor small cell deployments. By combining MINI-LINK outdoor units and indoor units, all network scenarios are supported with superior performance and lowest possible cost of ownership.
Microwave indoor units for split configurations ranging from compact nodes for cell sites to high density node for aggregation sites and all indoor units for trunk applications.
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This new report will detail the backhaul capacity needs, future microwave usage, 5G backhaul requirements and the benefits of SDN on microwave to mention some of the areas covered in the report.
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