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<br /> SMALL CELLS<br /> INSIGHT<br /> REPORT<br /> Vendors push big plans for<br /> small cells<br /> (8523(·6:,5(/(660$*$=,1(<br /> Issue no. 251 \ April/May 2017 \ www.mobileeurope.co.uk \ @mobileeurope<br /> ALSO INSIDE:<br /> The importance of<br /> 1HXWUDOKRVW<br /> VPDOOFHOOV<br /> ip.access CEO<br /> Malcolm Gordon<br /> ip.access special promotion | See article on p12<br /> CTO INTERVIEW<br /> > Telefónica Group CTO<br /> Enrique Blanco on why<br /> the race to 5G should<br /> slow down<br /> P14<br /> BLOCKCHAIN<br /> > Can operators tap into the<br /> technology's potential?<br /> P30<br /> LTE-M<br /> > Technology looks to elbow<br /> into busy IoT landscape<br /> P32<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> April / May 2017<br /> 14<br /> REGULARS<br /> 04<br /> EDITORIAL<br /> Is the European small cells market a case of history repeating?<br /> 06<br /> NEWS<br /> Orange, Facebook tap start-ups f<a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=1"> SMALL CELLS INSIGHT REPORT Vendors push big plans</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=2"> </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=3"> Contents April / May 2017 14 REGULARS 04 EDITORI</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=4"> Editorial History repeating You'd be forgiven f</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=5"> </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=6"> News Orange, Facebook TIPs hat to start-ups to fo</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=7"> News Turkey hosts new spectrum sharing demonstrat</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=8"> News EU underwrites €50bn push to speed up standa</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=9"> News Telefónica to densify Spanish homes with LTE</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=10"> News What's new in wireless technology Facebook </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=11"> Bixby >> Samsung has joined the increasingly cro</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=12"> Sponsored Interview ip.access: Neutral host </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=13"> Those who share, win Virtualised small cell techn</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=14"> CTO Interview Telefónica Global CTO: Making</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=15"> deployments, their latest intelligence means a su</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=16"> CTO Interview [the] final Ericsson us</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=17"> </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=18"> Sponsored Interview Accelerating operators' </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=19"> low cost, eliminating the need for investment hig</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=20"> </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=21"> Reimagine the RAN W ith all of the technological </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=22"> Sponsored Feature Planning wireless networks </a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=23"> Small cells INSIGHT REPORT INSIDE THIS INSIGH</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=24"> Insight Report Small cells report card: ev</a> <a title="Mobile Europe - April-May 2017 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4a4d8328?page=25"> of space and utilities. 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