Glossary Definition for: Microcell

A mini cell tower that utilizes an existing broadband Internet service to create local cellular service. These are generally only available in fixed locations (likes homes or offices) and are offered directly by cellular carriers to their customers in fringe signal areas.

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As this solution requires both coordination with the carrier and an existing broadband uplink, they are usually only suitable for fixed locations and we don't consider them a mobile internet solution.

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