When it comes to the repeater’s advantages compared to the base station, they are mainly reflected in the following aspects:
(1) Under the same coverage area, the investment in the repeater is lower.
In terms of coverage area, an omnidirectional base station (GSM/2G) built on the plain can cover an area with radius of 10 km, while an omnidirectional repeater can reach a radius of 4 km. Generally speaking, six repeaters can achieve equivalent effect as one base station, but the price of six repeater devices is about 80% of that of a base station. Considering also the cost of shelter room rental and renovation, AC and DC power, air conditioning, transmission systems and power supply system rental… It takes only 50% or less to six repeaters than to a base station.
(2) The coverage of repeater is more flexible.
A base station is basically a circular overlay, though multiple repeaters can take a variety of forms. If arranged in "一" form, it can cover a section of ten or even dozens kilometers. It can also be organized into forms of "L", "N" and "M" coverage, especially for mountain networking and suburban networking.
(3) Repeater promotes progressive networking.
In the initial stage of networking, due to few users and poor investment returns, some repeaters can be used instead of base stations. After users scale up and the base station is constructed, the replaced repeater can be further placed to another local remote area, so that the rolling development proceeds step by step.
(4) Simple repeater installation with fast financial return
Since the civil work construction and power supply transmission is not required, network construction on the repeater is rapid, and achieves the effect of small investment and large returns for operators.
Why choose Action’s repeater to build the network?
Aluminum-alloy casing wish IP65 protection with high resistance to dust, water and corroding.
Low interference to BTS by adopting linear amplifier with high gain and low noise.
Adopting highly selectivity and low insertion loss filter to eliminate interference between uplink and downlink.
USB port and WiFi connection provides a link to notebook/Smartphone for local supervision, and built-in wireless modem to communicate with the NMS that remotely supervise working status and set the operational parameters of the repeaters.
Expand the signal coverage to areas where the signal is weak or unavailable at all.
Outdoor: Airports, tourism regions, golf courses, tunnels, factories, mining area, villages…
Indoor: Hotels, exhibition centers, basements, shopping malls, offices, parking lots…