Part of the Wireless and mobile glossary:

A picocell is a small mobile base station that improves in-building cellular coverage. Picocells have a range of up to 30,000 square feet and can support up to 100 users.

See also: femtocell

This was last updated in March 2010
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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