First Generation Cellular
- Limits services and signal quality
How Many Subscribers can it support?
- Large Cells (20-40 per city)
- 20 cells, and frequency reuse is about 3 (20/7)
- 832 channels, and with frequency reuse, 2,496 available channels
- 20 users per available channel, then only about 50,000 subscribers per system
- Engineering tricks can extend, but only somewhat