The table below lists the improvements in range and area coverage based on certain link budget improvements. These figures indicate that an investment in TMB systems is quickly paid back for a mobile operator.


Link budget Improvement Range factor Area coverage factor Reduction # sites
2 dB 1,14 X 1,3 X 24%
3 dB 1,22 X 1,5 X 33%
6 dB 1,48 X 2,2 X 55%
9 dB 1,82 X 3,3 X 70%