• Why join Small Cell Forum

Why join

Our track record speaks for itself: we have driven the standardization of key elements of small cell technology including Iuh, FAPI/SCAPI, SON, the small cell services API, TR‑069 evolution and the X2 interface.
Today our members are driving solutions to mission critical issues that include Wi-Fi integration, SON evolution, virtualization of the small cell layer, integration of small cells into 5G standards evolution, interoperability and regulatory development.

Who can join?

Small Cell Forum membership is open to any legally established corporation, individual firm, partnership, governmental body or international organization supporting the promotion and worldwide deployment of small cell technologies.

Member benefits

Board Member Full Member Pre-Commercial Member Explorer
Member (12 months)
Collaboration tools & extranet
The custom-built SCF extranet and tools have been created to enable members to Collaborate, network, search and share information, intelligence and the resources. It is your place to connect with a global community of 1000+ industry experts in order to grow your business within the small cell and HetNet ecosystem.
Inclusion on the member listing of our public website displaying your company biog, logo, website and social media links        
On-going project documentation accessible to all members        
Extranet for repository, meetings, calendar, and information sharing        
Participation and networking/programs and projects
A full range of working groups and special interest groups enable members to work together in a structured way to progress the adoption of small cells within the industry. Members can suggest and influence new projects that facilitate them to meet their own business goals.
Unlimited participation in all working groups and projects        
Face-to-face meetings and projects calls        
Warm introductions to other members        
Member only networking events        
Participation in industry showcases, trials, tests and workshops including Plugfests      
Marketing & market intelligence
Small Cell Forum works to amplify your own marketing messages to the wider industry through selective sharing of case studies and success stories to an engaged audience. This promotion allows you to enhance the profile of your business and promote your brand on the world stage.
Publication of your organization’s press releases        
Case Studies: Promotion of deployment stories via website and leadership presentations at events all over the world        
Use of the SCF Member logo        
Member only E-newsletters        
Access to member only Webinars        
Access to member only research and market status report        
Access to plenary reports        
News coverage of member stories via the Small Cell Hub        
Events opportunities
SCF has an exclusive partnership with the Avren Events Small Cells World Series (SCWS) – attract over 1,200+ people from across the globe annually.
Discount for delegate passes for each event        
Discount on exhibition space        
Opportunity to take part in the Small Cell Zone at MWC each year        
Speaking opportunities on behalf of SCF as key industry events  
Present at and attend SCF workshop        
Attend regional plenaries throughout the year to progress and work face to face networking        
Regular working group conference calls        
Key benefits of full membership:
Industry leadership, influence and increased visibility        
Attend Forum meetings at reduced rates        
Introduce work items and set the agenda for technology development        
Access to all SCF working documents        
Exclusive member networking events        
Voting rights 3 1 1
Plugfest participation
Can chair a Working Group      
Access to full consumer research data        
Discounts on conferences        
Eligible to participate in event marketing programme        
Eligible for board membership        
Additional benefits of board membership:
Speaking on behalf of the Forum at international industry events  
Setting annual priorities  
Setting Forum budget  
Recommending new initiatives to members  

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