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Microcell

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A cellular base station (tower) designed to serve a relatively small area, such as a single building or a city block.

Microcells are usually used to enhance coverage in a small but important area, or to add network capacity in areas with very dense phone usage, such as train stations.

See: Base Station

A microcell is larger than a picocell in both physical size and coverage area.

See: Picocell

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