Panel discussion: DAS or small cells to meet high traffic situations

17:30 - 18:00
  • Comparing architecture, components and cost
  • Suitability scenarios for the equipment
  • Balance between small cells and DAS when considering high-density traffic


Founder and Senior Analyst
VP Products and Innovation
Director - Small Cells
Vice President of Small Cell & Wi-Fi Wireless Network
Head of Business Development
Miguel Alvarez
Sales Engagement Manager, Small Cells Solutions, Engagement Practice Mobile Broadband
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