Telecom operators provide IBS to overcome Coverage Issues, Quality Issues and to Increase Capacity. To elaborate this more refer the following Figure: Issues at different heights of a building. Figure shows us a building which consists of over 40 floors.
As mentioned in the figure, at different heights we have different issues. When we provide an IBS we need to clearly identify the issue and then needed to provide a suitable solution for that. There are two types of IBS solutions:
- Distributed Antenna System (DAS) – mainly provided solution out of the two
- Nano BTS (2G) or Femto Cell (3G)
Distributed Antenna System (DAS)In a DAS solution we lay a network of antennas as required inside the building using splitters. Used equipment in a DAS solution: