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But this line says it all

rwalford79

Jul 7, 2020, 1:56 PM
" Finally, integrated access and backhaul (IAB) allows mmWave base stations to be used as both wireless access and backhaul, thereby eliminating the need for new fiber optic lines when densifying a mmWave 5G network." - If anyone knows anything about MESH networking, which is essentially this is, bouncing data signals from one cell site to another without using any independent backhaul actually cuts data transmission speeds sometimes up to half. Im basing this on WiFi Mesh Terminals, but it goes without saying, bouncing anything across multiple towers that have users on each tower not only seems like a really cheap deployment for mobile companies, it also means we can expect less fiber to each cell site which translates to again, cheap depl...
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