[LINK] Wireless advances could mean no more mobile towers

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Tue Feb 15 11:17:30 AEDT 2011

On 15/02/2011 9:54 AM, Kim Holburn wrote:
> ...
> They deploy base stations on multi-storey buildings.  I expect the building owners get something for this.  With small base stations they could be deployed on top of people's houses.  Of course you would have to get connection to those houses and the connection of choice would be fibre!!
Wouldn't multiple small base stations consume more power than fewer 
large ones? Quite apart from cost, what about environmental impact?

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