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Summary of benefits and disadvantages

Significant advantages of microwave link technology towards fix-network media 

  • Rapid installation 
  • Cost-effective 
  • Low planning costs
  • Insensitive towards unplanned disruptions (e.g. those caused by underground work) or natural disasters 
  • High degree of flexibility as a result of being able to de-install and re-install at other locations 

Significant disadvantages of microwave technology towards line-based media

  • Limited transmission capacity 
  • Certain topographical conditions must be observed and require in certain circumstances the erection of special structures (pylons) 
  • Relay stations necessary for long distances 
  • Disruptions can be caused by the weather 

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Different microwave systems
(Ericsson, Nokia)

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