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Company Overview

Leading provider of small cell solutions for mobile


network operators (MNOs)

Founded in 2005
Investment from West Coast Venture Capital
Partnerships with leading OEMs, semiconductor
companies, and systems integrators

Relationships with MNOs around the globe


R&D and management operations in San Jose, CA
www.publicwireless.com
+1.408.433.3800
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Small Cell Market Forecast


60% of operators believe that small cells will be more
important than macrocells for an effective LTE deployment
strategy. - FemtoForum, Femtocell Market Status, June 2011

Strong growth in enterprise sector, a third of femtocell


deployments now include enterprise offerings, will reach just
under 49 million femtocell access points in the market by 2014,
- Informa Telecoms & Media Feb. 2011

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Mobile Network Operator (MNO) Challenges


Coverage Gaps
Low-coverage or no-coverage areas

Deployment Challenges
Zoning, topography, location, etc.

Capacity Demands
Traffic types and targeted areas

Spectrum Savings
Optimal usage of limited spectrum

Deployment Services
Coverage design, site acquisition, zoning, permitting, and installation

Monitoring & Management


Remote operations, administration, management, reporting, etc.
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How do we address the MNO challenges?


Utilize a common architecture for residential, enterprise and
outdoor deployments

Leverage existing network core


Small cell IOT with Core Networks and Protocols
Iuh (3G), S1/X2 (LTE)

Provide turn-key solutions


MNO tailored small cell services bundled with enabled technology
Outdoor
Small Cells
Small Cell
NOC
FAAA

Mobile core
Network

FMS

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IP

IP
IP

Core
Gateway

Carrier
IP

Security
Gateway

Enterprise
Picocells

Internet
IP

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Residential
Femtocells

Outdoor Small Cell System Module Types


Intelligent Cell Control &
Management Boards
Evolved OA&M for remote system
management and monitoring

Single/Multi Baseband Boards


Digital Carrier Boards
RF Chains / Power Amplifiers
Various WAN Backhaul Modules
Wireline
Fiber, DOCSIS, Ethernet
Wireless
Satellite, NLOS, Microwave

Power Supply + Battery Backup


IP67 Outdoor thermal design
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Single/Dual Carrier Outdoor UMTS Small Cell


Provides 3G WCDMA coverage for voice and broadband data services
16 to 32 simultaneous users

Baseband Radio is based on Picochip FAP technology


Interoperable with the Femto Gateway via the Iuh protocol
Fitted with a low profile but outdoor hardened enclosure
Evolved Small Cell OA&M enabled for remote NOC interface and internal
module control

Carrier-grade IP backhaul connectivity via Fiber or Ethernet


Advanced RF front-end that increases Tx power while balancing the link
4W Pout @ antenna port with extended range (over 2 km)

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Outdoor CDMA Small Cell


Provides 3G CDMA 1x and EVDO coverage for voice and broadband data
services

32 voice (1x) and 32 EVDO simultaneous users

Baseband Radio is based on Qualcomm CSM technology


Interoperable with Tatara Convergence Server and Airvana FSM
Fitted with a low profile but outdoor hardened enclosure
Evolved Small Cell OA&M enabled for remote NOC interface and internal
module control

Carrier-grade IP backhaul connectivity via Fiber or Ethernet


Advanced RF front-end that increases Tx power while balancing the link
4W Pout @ antenna port with extended range (over 2 km)

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Next-Gen Small Cell Multi-RAN Hardware Platforms


Scalable Hardware Architecture
integrated ATCA reconfigurable EnodeB Cards
approach
Multi-RAN L1, L2, DFE, Multi Carrier RFFE and High
Efficiency HPA design
Frequency Agile 700MHz-2.7GHz, Single, Multi Carrier
or Dual Frequency Bands
IP67 Outdoor thermal design with different form factors

Improved Small Cell Performance Software


Common Radio Element Application Manager for a
cluster of Picocells

Choice of Modulation Standards:


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UMTS, LTE, CDMA1x/Do


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Multi-RAN Small Cell Platforms

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Venice Small Cell Platform Internal Modules


Backhaul
Management
Interfaces

App Processor
Baseband SoCs

RF Front End

Duplexer
Backplane

HPA

PSU

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Public Wireless Multi RAN Layers

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Public Wireless Small Cell Services


Project Management
Site Acquisition

Construction Management
Installation

Field surveys

Commissioning

Leasing

Testing

Power and backhaul sourcing RF Engineering


Resource management

Permitting & Compliance

Planning & Design


Testing

Zoning
Permitting
Environmental compliance
Legal
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Critical Components of a Wireless Site


The Site itself
location (pole, building rooftop, wall, etc.)
permits and zoning
acquisition process
construction
utilities

The Radio
Backhaul

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Whats most important for Small Cell sites?


All of the above (the site, the radio and the backhaul)

However;
The radio is being commoditized
A lot of effort is going into new radio development

The radio price is begin driven down by the competition


and open standards

So what's as important then?

The site - as always


And the "new" "broadband" backhaul
higher data speeds
lower total cost of ownership
carrier-grade reliability
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What exactly is the backhaul issue?


Cost, cost, cost
OPEX for backhaul for a small cell site is more than CAPEX
Assume $10k for CAPEX (including the small cell itself, cell site
acquisition, construction and permitting costs)
$325/month 5 Mbps bus-class backhaul (adds up to $20k
OPEX in 5 years)

Current classes of bandwidth not adequate


LTE needs to support 128 Mbps+ per sector ...
Availability and Cost
Fiber can be too expensive (trenching) and takes time (permits)

Support
Fixing a failure requires more work and permits
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What are possible small cell backhaul solutions?


Small Cell Services

Traditional:
Fiber and DOCSIS 3
Cable Modem

Satellite:
Rural and developing
environments only

Wireless:
High-speed (GigE)
wireless backhaul with
LOS and NLOS options

Low TCO and cost of


entry

Small cell integration


Low profile enclosures
PoE

Packaged in a well
managed service offering

RF planning expertise

60, 70, 80 GHz MW

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In-band/Out-of-band
OFDM
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