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  • Wireless CapEx Alert – Verizon Wireless Full-Speed Ahead!

    Wireless WatchBy John Celentano – July 29, 2015 — Apparently, Verizon Wireless (VZW) did not get the memo about a slowdown in capital expenditures (capex), reporting a big increase in the second quarter 2015. During its 2Q earnings call on July 21, VZW reported 2Q15 capital expenditures of $3.1 billion, a jump of ... • Continue
  • Aussie Asset Sale Fuels Crown Castle’s Fiber, Small Cell Rollouts

    AGL-ArticleImg1By J. Sharpe Smith – July 29, 2015 — Proceeds of $1.3 billion from the sale of its Australian subsidiary will aid Crown Castle in its deployment of fiber and small cells. First and foremost, the capital will be put to work through its new acquisition, Quanta Fiber Networks (Sunesys), which ... • Continue
  • American Tower Sees Pent Up Demand for Former VZW Towers

    AGL-ArticleImg2July 29, 2015 — On top of positive results domestically and internationally, American Tower is experiencing pent up leasing demand for the towers it purchased from Verizon, according to the company’s second quarter earnings call. “Our second quarter 2015 results reflected yet another quarter of strong demand for our tower space ... • Continue
  • CTI Towers Back in Growth Mode with Acquisitions

    PedutoBy J. Sharpe Smith – July 29, 2015 — Less than three months after selling its tower portfolio to InSite Wireless Group, CTI Towers is growing again. Last week, the company completed acquisition deals with Celtic Corporation and an additional seller for an unspecified number of towers. And it has plans ... • Continue
  • Application Omission Dooms Cell Tower

    Wright_Wes (3)By J. Sharpe Smith – July 29, 2015 — The FCC denied an application for review by Wireless Properties, last week, and affirmed its decision dating back to 2007 to revoke approval of a proposed monopole.  In 2007, Wireless Properties requested that the FCC honor a State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) ... • Continue

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  • Digital Bridge, Stonepeak Invest $1B into ExteNet; Ganzi Becomes Chair

    AGL-ArticleImg1After months of merger rumors, ExteNet Systems has received $1 billion in recapitalization from Digital Bridge Holdings and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. The two are acquiring the interests of SBA Communications, Columbia Capital, Centennial Ventures, Sevin Rosen Funds, CenterPoint Ventures, Palomar Ventures and Quantum Strategic Partners. Additionally, capital will be provided ... • Continue
  • Google Gets into the Bluetooth Beacon Biz

    AGL-ArticleImg3By Ernest Worthman – July 23, 2015 — The white-hot market that is beacon technology got another boost this week when Google unveiled Eddystone, a new and open format for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons for anyone to use. BT beacons may be the fastest moving technology of the small cell landscape. ... • Continue
  • 4.5G Meets the Internet of Things at Disney

    AGL-ArticleImg2By Ernest Worthman – July 23, 2015 — Considering 5G is only five years away from implementation, should there be a 4.5G? Huawei thinks so. It just announced a string of 4.5G and 5G-related achievements, including one in which it will deploy new services based on 4.5G at the Shanghai Disney ... • Continue
  • Will LED’s Light Up the Future of Wi-Fi?

    LEDsBy Ernest Worthman – July 23 2015 — Researchers at University of Virginia use LEDs to create wireless networks – cool! UVA researchers have developed a method for using the light waves from LED fixtures to carry the signals to and from wireless devices; at 300 Mbs per light – not ... • Continue
  • 5G Short Takes: Ericsson Partners with Softbank, Turkcell

    small-cell-post-image-defaultHere is a roundup of the latest news from the 5G Front: • Telecom powerhouse Ericsson is aggressively laying the groundwork for eventual “5G” deployments via partnerships with Japanese-based SoftBank and Turkish carrier Turkcell. • NTT DoCoMo telco aims to launch “5G” technology in fiscal year 2020. • 5G technology promises speeds of ... • Continue

We Could’ve Had Something, Google+

When Google+ was rolled out in 2011, nobody believed the platform would match up to the Goliath of Facebook – except Google. But, there is nothing really special about this social media site. A user could add people to their circles (like Friends), share photos (nothing new), follow celebrities and interests (similar to Likes), join communities (like Pages), and invite friends to events.

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