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  • Wireless Must Hire its Own Hackers for Cybersecurity’s Sake

    AGL eDigestJuly 20, 2017 —  By Ernest Worthman — Executive Editor, Applied Wireless Technology — I have heard many different angles about the latest round of ransomware as well as the significant effect it has had globally. Petya is just the latest in a round of devastating cyber-attacks that have hit the worlds’ networks. ... • Continue
  • Will LTE, the IoT and FirstNet Improve 9-1-1 Caller Location?

    July 20, 2017 —  Wireless handsets that can connect with internet of things access points may improve indoor location accuracy for 9-1-1 calls. LTE technology may help call centers enable texting. And, the FirstNet network may extend video and other imagery from 9-1-1- calls to first responders. By Don Bishop When someone places ... • Continue
  • Artificial Intelligence: The Dark Side and Light Side

    August 18, 2017 — By Ernest Worthman — Executive Editor, Applied Wireless Technology — What is all this noise about AI anyway? I am using that well-known adage to start this missive as a lead in to talk about getting one’s arms around the development of artificial intelligence. Most of the noise around AI ... • Continue
  • Industry Gives to Tower Family Foundation

    AGL eDigestJuly 11, 2017 —  The Tower Family Foundation, a non-profit that provides financial assistance to family members of tower climbers severely injured or deceased while working at heights, recently recognized the companies and organizations who have donated to the organization during the first half of 2017. Founding Donors ClearTalk Wireless/Fletcher, Heald & ... • Continue
  • Separating Civil Engineering Costs in Site Development RFPs Can Aid Efficiency

    July 13, 2017 Site development experts who work directly with state and local government agencies will collaborate with LMR vendors, utilities and other key stakeholders during project execution. Because their skills differ from those of LMR technology providers, they can help reduce costs through improved project management. By Preethi Pillaipakkam and Paul ... • Continue

  • Backed by M/C Partners, Neutral Connect Networks Buys DAS Communications, 5 Bars

    July 12, 2017 —  M/C Partners, a Boston-based telecom private equity firm, has formed Neutral Connect Networks (NCN), which purchased of DAS Communications and 5 Bars. M/C Partners is NCN’s lead investor and has committed up to $30 million to fund the firm’s continued expansion. “We are excited to have the opportunity ... • Continue
  • Network Convergence and the Promise of FirstNet

    July 13, 2017 —  Wideband distributed antenna system (DAS) networks that mirror information technology (IT) data infrastructure and that use fiber-optic cable hold promise for extending existing public safety wireless communications indoors and for delivering the coming FirstNet 700-MHz signals indoors, too. By James Martin In March, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) ... • Continue
  • SK Telecom, Samsung Complete 5G Trial at 3.5 GHz

    July 3, 2017 —  SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics have completed an end-to-end trial at 3.5 GHz using Samsung’s 5G virtualized core, virtualized RAN, Distributed Unit (baseband unit and radio unit) and test device that are based on the latest 3GPP 5G NR standards elements. Results achieved were speeds over 1 Gbps ... • Continue
  • Nextivity Launches Hybrid Off-air/Small Cell IBW System

    June 29, 2017 —  By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest — Nextivity is now shipping the Cel-Fi QUATRA in-building enterprise wireless system in North America, as well as globally. Cel-Fi QUATRA is designed to be a scalable, low-cost, easy-to-deploy active DAS in-building wireless buildings up up to 200,000 square feet. Nextivity was ... • Continue
  • Encouraging Forecast for Small Cells

    AGL eDigestJune 27, 2017 —  By Don Bishop — Executive Editor, AGL Magazine — An analysis of the small cell market conducted by Mobile Experts concludes that the market is evolving rapidly. Kyung Mun, a senior analyst, said small cells will become an integral part of mobile networks as operators make the move toward ... • Continue
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