BTS – Base Transceiver Station

In an MVNO the BTS or MVNO Base Transceiver station will belong the the MNO even in a Full MVNO, however if the MVNO integrates Private 5G, MVNO Private LTE or Other MVNO RAN Technology then it will need some BTS functionality. Generally BTS was the original 2G GSM BTS terminology, in 3G UMTS the BTS is called an NodeB, in 4G LTE the BTS is referred to as an eNodeB, or Evolved NodeB, and in 5G NR the BTS is referred to as a gNodeB