International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT)

ISSN: 2076-1449 (Print), ISSN: 2076-9539 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJWMT Vol.5, No.4, Jul. 2015

E-band Microwave Radios for Mobile Backhaul

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Saad Z. Asif

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Microwave Radio;E-band;Mobile Backhaul;3G;LTE;4G;5G


This article explores the emerging high capacity microwave radios that operate in 70-90 GHz frequency band to address the mobile backhaul challenge of the cellular industry of Pakistan. The challenge will be look from both technical and business perspectives covering topics like frequency assignments, radio capacity, and experimental results. In hindsight these millimeter wave microwave radios provide an alternative (particularly to optical fiber) to address the said challenge of one of the lowest ARPU (average revenue per user) markets of the world.

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Saad Z. Asif,"E-band Microwave Radios for Mobile Backhaul", IJWMT, vol.5, no.4, pp.37-46, 2015.DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2015.04.04


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