With the femtocell market opportunity estimated to be as high as $22.5 billion by 2013, how quickly can femtocell equipment manufacturers and network operators overcome challenges to making femtocell the in-home wireless technology of choice? Here’s Part II which addresses the remaining five challenges: quality of service and traffic prioritization, timing and network synchronization, provisioning, regulatory hurdles and marketing.

In Top ten challenges to Femtocell deployment—Part I, published on March 24, 2008, we discussed five of the top ten challenges that need to be addressed for successful femtocell deployment—low-cost implementation, network architecture harmonization, remote device management and software upgrades.