What is eNB (E-UTRAN Node B/evolved node B)?

E-UTRAN Node B/evolved node B is the component in E-UTRA of LTE that is the advancement of the component Node B in UTRA of UMTS. It is the equipment that is associated with the cell phone network that conveys straightforwardly wirelessly with mobile handsets (UEs), such as a base transceiver station (BTS) in GSM networks.