The Cisco ASR 901S Series Aggregation Services Routers are optimized for the backhaul of true multivendor heterogeneous small cell networks. As mobile operators seek to aggressively deploy small cell networks in an effort to increase capacity and coverage, they will be challenged to do so without straining their capital and operational budgets. The Cisco ASR 901S Series is designed specifically to ease these constraints and enable the wide-scale deployment of small cell networks. The ASR 901S routers are compact, environmentally hardened, low-power-consumption routers that you can install in an outside plant without an enclosure. You can deploy them easily in challenging locations such as on lampposts, telephone poles, and sides of walls. With the Cisco ASR 901S, you can reduce backhaul operating costs, simplify deployment and provisioning, and enhance your profit opportunities with premium mobile and Ethernet services.
To implement a small cell network successfully requires far more cell sites than in macro