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.

Challenges and opportunities

Broad portfolio

Metro Cell solutions deliver everything you need—antennas, combiners, power management, backhaul and more, all preconfigured and factory tested—in your choice of attractive, code-compliant concealment designs.

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Densification

The promise of 5G—faster speeds, lower latencies and always-on connectivity—requires a comprehensive small cell network densification strategy.

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Power

More connected devices and more network capabilities means more power—with the challenge of getting that power to small cells in a cost-effective and repeatable way.

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Site permitting

Avoid the major delays and costs that small cell site permitting can cause—use compact, discrete and aesthetically pleasing solutions that conform to local codes.

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Smart cities

Small cells are critical to smart city technology, serving as a hub for the cellular service, sensors, cameras and other devices that help make our cities smarter, safer and healthier places.

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Complete solutions

Deploying a small cell concealment solution without a complete understanding of the RF path that connects it to the network can cost you in inefficient installation, poor performance and lost opportunity.

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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 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:

Additional resources

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    Brochure: Metro cell concealment solutions line card

    Compare our full portfolio of Metro Cell solutions.
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    Brochure: 4G/5G Outdoor Small Cell Solutions for Europe

    Your small cell choice needs to be compact, attractive, fl exible and future ready. In other words, your small cell choice needs to be CommScope’s Metro Cell solution.
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    Conceal small cells in plain sight with CellSign

    CommScope’s out-of-the-box thinking has delivered a new option—an outdoor small cell solution that provides 5G-ready performance in a box that hides in plain sight
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    Small cell strand mount

    CommScope’s strand mount holds multiple small cell equipment components, delivering fiber and power aerially in the fastest most economical way while keeping the visual space clean.
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    Brochure: 4G/5G Outdoor Small Cell Solutions for North America

    Your small cell choice needs to be compact, attractive, flexible and future ready. In other words, your small cell choice needs to be CommScope’s Metro Cell solution.
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    RT Series high-capacity rooftop mounting solutions

    A complete line of high-capacity, pipe-sector frames designed for today’s top-heavy rooftop deployments, supporting increased loads while maintaining a lower effective projected area (EPA) than traditional angle-based rooftop frames.
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