This whitepaper represents the first deliverable from the collaboration between the Wireless Broadband
Alliance (WBA) and Small Cell Forum (SCF) towards exploring the benefits, opportunities and challenges of
the adoption of integrated networks based on Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Wi-Fi and Small Cells
technologies and standards. As a result, both organizations intend to put in place a common roadmap of joint
activities to accelerate the industry adoption of this crucial technological evolution.