Breaking out the benefits of infrastructure sharing

Monica PaoliniaWireless carriers likely will be pleased to get more spectrum as mobile data traffic continues to grow. However, analyst Monica Paolini argues that in the long run more operators likely will need to turn to sharing infrastructure to meet the growing data demand. Although there are different kinds of network sharing, there are distinct benefits to the practice, including cost savings as well as the ability to address insufficient spectrum allocations and calls for extended coverage. Commentary