Active Infrastructure Sharing – A Key Enabler of Wireless Networks
Innovations and dynamic technological developments motivated the era of Information and Communications. We have witnessed revolution in communication and pattern as well as in the need of connecting world. Telecom industry is always been the core of digitization. Current pandemic situation has reflected new business and connectivity models and huge dependency on the telecom sector. The telecom network enables virtual work and meetings, education, financial transaction, e commerce, health, social meetings, webinars etc. Apart from the common usage for entertainment in terms of OTT, social media – the telecom network has become fundamental to contactless transactions – telemedicine, contactless courier delivery, online shopping etc. This paper presents an overview of telecom infrastructure model, concept of infrastructure sharing and its advantages. It also discusses various factors affecting infrastructure sharing.
GSMA, Tower Xchange, BEREC, TRAI