Wireless Backhaul Evolution Consolidation, Management and Strengthening of the Data Network. Introduction . Backhaul: Once the “ after thought ” of the wireless infrastructure Explosive amounts of data back through the wireless infrastructure in the last (5) years
Wireless backhaul needs to meet the ever growing network requirements of today
Service Provider Needs
The wireless infrastructure is data centric
4G networks in North America will increase data traffic 26 fold from 2010 through 2015
Public Switched Telephone Network
Carrier Base Station
Mobile Switching Office (provisioning, call routing, etc)
Handset, PDA or Laptop
Source: Fibertower Investor Presentation, April 2008.
ROW ~60%Backhaul Transport Comparisons
Source: Ceragon Networks Ltd. Mobile Backhaul: Fiber vs. Microwave, October 2009.