ZTE introduces LTE micro base station

Chinese mobile vendor ZTE announced what it calls the world's first commercial LTE micro base station. According to the vendor, the ZXSDR BS8920 also sports large capacity by offering 150Mbps with 2X10W transmit power. ZTE said the micro base station is targeted at the "rapidly growing market for urban and indoor hotspot coverage and can reduce hardware costs by up to 50 percent of distributed base stations." In addition, the technology offers reduced power consumption to "as low as 100W average" with up to 30 percent lower deployment costs over other distributed base stations, ZTE said. Article