By The Editors of AGL August 22, 2017— National Association of Tower Erector’s (NATE) Wireless Industry Network (WIN) has unveiled the speaker line-up and agenda for the NATE WIN Great Plains Regional Conference on Wednesday, September 27 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota.
The conference will feature dynamic speakers and informative sessions on cutting-edge industry topics. The ... Continue »
By The Editors of AGL August 22, 2017— Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies continue to push the LTE speed envelope breaking the Gigabit speed barrier. The companies achieved an industry first with commercial silicon and network infrastructure with 1.07 Gbps download speeds using the Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem during an Ericsson lab trial.
This 1.07 Gbps achievement builds ... Continue »
By Ernest Worthman August 22, 2017— With the unveiling of the new “CTIA” show, as an equal partner with Mobile World Congress Americas, in San Francisco next month, it is clear that the name “Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association” has outrun its course – even by connecting CTIA with “Everything Wireless,” the term cellular is sooo…well, yesterday. ... Continue »
By Don Bishop August 22, 2017— Documentation of deficient in-building wireless coverage helps to show building owners and managers why they need to buy a wireless communications system. It’s all about the opportunity to improve their customers’ experience.
The question of how to market in-building wireless systems to investors and owners of buildings has taken on new ... Continue »
By The Editors of AGL August 22, 2017— What is the total addressable market for U.S. indoor small cells and how many indoor small cells are expected to be deployed in the next five years? Because indoor small cells are another tool that can be used to densify the mobile network, a growing number of these solutions will ... Continue »
By J. Sharpe Smith August 22, 2017— UK wireless operator O2 has selected Cambridge Communication Systems to provide the backhaul for the new Wi-Fi system serving the Coca-Cola London Eye, a high-profile, cantilevered observation wheel. A Metnet self-organizing network (SON) microwave backhaul will provide backhaul connections to the tourist attraction’s thirty-two closed capsules as the rotate above ... Continue »
By J. Sharpe Smith August 17, 2017— Move over AT&T. Verizon plans to make “substantial investments” in network capabilities, products and services aimed at providing 4G LTE to public safety agencies. The carrier plans to build and operate a private network core dedicated to public safety communications, providing network access and call routing.
The dedicated public safety core will ... Continue »
By J. Sharpe Smith August 17, 2017— Ericsson is cutting 25,000 jobs or one quarter of its work force in response to its continuing performance woes, according to unnamed sources quoted in a report by the Swedish newspaper, SVD Naringsliv.
The OEM has made no official announcement but it hinted that change was coming during its second quarter ... Continue »