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Near to Stonehedge/Salisbury area
Whoa a very packed site
This site was off the A4, a fairly high traffic route. Colo seems to be quite popular in the UK. Far more colo sites than standalones.
Sadly New Zealand is not like that. The three wireless networks tend to have separate sites, sometimes just meters away from each other! I just hope that any more networks coming in will try and co-locate with the exisiting networks!
Just like in Germany, carriers like to put their sites in forest areas close to busy travelled streets.
This site just totally reminded me of Germany
There are numerous sites like that along the Autobahn in Germany as well. This is also done around Cologne a lot even if the Autobahn is about to connect to a city street. My apartment building is 8 stories high and since the A1 and A4 have an interchange close by, there are a few latticed sites my phones will connect to. It depends on where I'm at the moment. In my apartment itself, I get coverage through the E-Plus towers located in the RheinEnergie soccer stadium which is nearby. I suspect that E-Plus has their panels inside the stadium lighting masts. Vodafone's panels are definitely concealed inside the masts used for the stadium lighting:
http://www.duven.de/d2sender/dxbu39.htm (This setup is used for all 4 lighting masts)
Other microcells @Rheinenergie Stadion:
http://www.duven.de/bilder/dxbs77_1.jpg (Concessions Area)
http://www.duven.de/bilder/dxbs77_2.jpg (Microcell above the soccer field)
Shoresguy, have you ever experienced capacity problems, being nearby a soccer stadium and an Autobahn interchange like during rush hour when there's a game or something? Judging by the way the networks are built out I doubt it.
In one of our stadiums, Verizon has microcells inside as well- but the only microcell I've found was a microcell above the field, like one you've pictured above, but I know there has to be others in the underground employee hallways that show -50 dBm or less.
Nope, not at all. E-Plus and Vodafone have several more sites located 1 mile away from the stadium.
There is a co-shared E-Plus/Vodafone site on one of the RTL Television studio buildings:
Vodafone also has a site on top of the former barrack buildings on the former Kaserne Haelen (Belgian-occupied military base from 1945-1998, buildings interiors converted to apartments/office space):
E-Plus/Vodafone also share a site on top of Toyota Deutschland's main HQ building near the A4:
My phones pick up mostly the co-shared Toyota site if it can't get a decent signal from the stadium sites.
Wow, looks like Vodafone has a ton of sites in the area. I guess that means full service everywhere.
Are you still on prepay with E-Plus or are you post pay?
I'm still on prepaid but I might switch to BASE (www.base.de).