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  • Moreland Calls 2014 a ‘Pivotal Year’

    agl-post-image-defaultBy J. Sharpe Smith During the last year Crown Castle integrated 9,700 towers from the AT&T tower transaction, and its small cell networks now traverse more than 7,000 miles of fiber supporting more than 14,000 nodes on-air or under construction. Ben Moreland, president and CEO, said the financial results showed that ... • Continue
  • OHSA Imposes New Accident Reporting Rules

    agl-post-image-defaultAs of January 1, 2015, employers are required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of the incident. Previously, employers were only required to report workplace fatalities or when three or more workers were hospitalized in ... • Continue
  • FCC Issues Tower Lighting Penalties

    agl-post-image-defaultEarlier this month, the FCC made final judgments concerning the penalties for several Notices of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture and Order (NALs) that had been issued for violations of tower regulations. The FCC imposed a penalty of $8,000 against ACS Wireless for failing to monitor its tower lighting, failing to properly ... • Continue
  • SouthernLINC Begins Move From iDEN to LTE

    agl-post-image-defaultBy J. Sharpe Smith January 22, 2015 — SouthernLINC Wireless, a commercial push-to-talk carrier with coverage in Alabama, Georgia, southeast Mississippi and northwest Florida, is designing an 800-MHz LTE network with construction beginning this year. The network should be fully operational by 2018 with deployment on as many as 500 LTE ... • Continue
  • NTELOS Sells Towers to Grain Management

    agl-post-image-defaultJanuary 20, 2015 — NTELOS Holdings has sold the last of its cell towers to private equity firm Grain Management, which invests in the media and communications sectors. Michael Huber, chairman of the board of NTELOS Holdings, called the transaction an “opportunistic sale of non-strategic assets,” which will allow the company ... • Continue

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  • NYC to Build Citywide Free Gigabit Wi-Fi

    15811818501_3a44e558e8_m (2)January 15, 2015 — New York City will begin construction of a Wi-Fi network, known as LinkNYC, offering free gigabit service with 500 specially design structures slated by the end of the year. Up to 10,000 links are planned across all five boroughs of the city for LinkNYC, which will ... • Continue
  • ExteNet Denies Acquisition Rumors

    small-cell-post-image-defaultReuters has reported that ExteNet Systems, a Chicago-based a distributed network infrastructure company, is on the block and could go for more than $700 million, but company officials deny that a deal is in the works. The company has been growing steadily through high profile deployments in high-rise office buildings, such ... • Continue
  • Predictions: 2015 and Beyond

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ronnie Haraldsvik – January 14, 2015 — Overall 2014 was an exciting time in the wireless world. Mobile innovations brought us the early days of wearable devices and the beginnings of the connected home. Apple and Samsung continued to push the size limits of mobile devices. Mobile consolidation efforts continued ... • Continue
  • Big Data Analytics: Who Needs it? We Do!

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ernest Worthman – January 13, 2015 — Slowly but surely, the world is figuring out Big Data. In a rather shocking revelation, it turns out, that using Big Data analytics, Johns Hopkins found that “nearly two-thirds of cancers may not be attributed to genetics or environmental causes. Instead they may ... • Continue
  • Definitions May Vary, but 5G Moves Forward

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ernest Worthman – January 14, 2015 —  While no one expects to see 5G for years, that doesn’t mean there isn’t movement. One of the big problems is that 5G isn’t anyone’s trademark and definitions of it vary, depending upon who you ask. So companies are scratching their heads as ... • Continue