Small cell densification

Smart densification for your network

With wireless subscribers demanding more bandwidth and ubiquitous Wi-Fi connectivity, the growth of “smart city” services and applications, and the accelerating rollout of 5G, the wireless communication landscape is undergoing rapid, dramatic change. And that means the capacity and performance of your network are being challenged as never before.

CommScope understands both the obstacles and the opportunities you face in this dynamic environment—especially in densely populated urban areas where both the problems and possibilities are greatest. Targeted, localized densification using CommScope outdoor metro cell concealment solutions is the smart, fast, cost-effective way to expand capacity, boost performance, improve reliability—and take your wireless network to the next level.

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Why CommScope?

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End-to-end solutions

CommScope provides virtually everything needed to deploy outdoor small cells—from base station antennas, RF transmission systems and fiber to poles, concealment solutions and more. Our Professional Services team can help with network designs, construction plans, and permitting.

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Aesthetic options

We offer a wide range of concealment options that integrate advanced technology into aesthetic packages to complement urban streetscapes and meet permitting requirements.

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Thermal expertise

Our small cell site concealment solutions are designed to meet both thermal and aesthetic requirements across multiple types of radios and environments.

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Integration services

CommScope offers simplified yet customizable solutions that are factory configured and tested before shipping, so operators can deploy them quickly and efficiently.

Explore our outdoor small cell site solutions

From concealment to antennas to fiber and more, CommScope offers a full suite of small cell components that accommodate equipment from all major OEMs. Explore below or get more info on our small cell antenna product page.

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  • Article: Small cell design: Does it fit?

    Perhaps one of the most important questions to ask when deploying new equipment in an existing or new small cell site is: “Does it fit?” The question may seem obvious on the surface but is far more complex because it must be answered on three critical levels.
  • Fact Sheet: Small Cell antennas that bridge the gap between now and next - Japanese

    Small cell antennas can be a crucial enabler for network densification
  • Fact Sheet: Small Cell antennas that bridge the gap between now and next - Simplified Chinese

    Small cell antennas can be a crucial enabler for network densification
  • eBook: Multiband Antenna Solutions Chapter 2

    While subscriber growth is slowing, wireless data traffic continues to significantly increase each year. What’s more, subscribers are increasingly demanding more bandwidth with seamless, high-performance connectivity wherever they go.
  • eBook: Metro Cell Antenna Solutions Chapter 1

    CommScope metro cell antennas support cell densification and spectrum expansion, while reducing your antenna footprint. Read this partial eBook to learn more.
  • Brochure: Taking your Metro Cell network from design to optimization

    CommScope Professional Services has successfully delivered turn-key outdoor Metro Cell projects including design, deployment, test, integration and optimization for many years. Learn how we do it.