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  • Smart Sensors Will Mean Safer Portland, Ore

    June 20, 2018— The City Portland, Oregon is moving forward on its Traffic Sensor Safety Project, which is the first milestone for Smart City PDX, the city’s effort to use data and technology identify inequities and disparities in the city and then strategically apply data and technology to address those challenges. For the Traffic ... Continue »
  • Investors Still Seek to Enter the Tower Business

    June 20, 2018—
    By Don Bishop, Exec. Editor, Assoc. Publisher, AGL Magazine
    With room for more consolidation, the tower business continues to attract capital and interest. 5G wireless communications creates opportunity for some form of a data center at towers. Many opportunities remain for those interested in acquiring telecommunications towers, according to Doug Barnett, a senior partner with Atlantic-ACM, a strategic advisory firm ... Continue »
  • American Tower Won’t Enforce Noncompete Amendment

    June 20, 2018—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    American Tower has decided not to go forward with implementing a noncompete amendment to its Master Contractor Agreement after receiving negative feedback from its construction contractors and wireless carrier customers that the new contractor program announced on May 31. “We’ve listened to your input, and that of our wireless carrier customers, ... Continue »
  • WWLF Names Fellowship Award Winners

    June 20, 2018— The Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF) has named Rebecca Gray, Crown Castle, and Ashli Fuselier, PM&A, as the 2018 Fellowship Award Winners. Rebecca M. Gray is a Real Estate Specialist for Crown Castle USA Inc. in the Louisville District, Midwest Area. Since joining Crown Castle in October 2014, Rebecca handles traditional ... Continue »
  • 3GPP 5G Standards Progress is Important, But Curb Your Enthusiasm

    June 20, 2018—
    By Ernest Worthman, AWT Exec. Editor, IEEE Sr. Member
    I just saw a piece that had the title “5G is Here, Now What? Hmmm…did I miss something? The piece is very well written and brings up some interesting points. However, it did not particularly keep with the theme of the title. In fact, shortly into the piece, the author ... Continue »
  • Registration Open for NWSA Webinar on June 27

    June 20, 2018— The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) is encouraging industry employers, trainers and workers to register to participate in the organization’s upcoming free webinar on Wednesday, June 27. Title: A Guide to Setting Up Your NWSA Practical Test Site Presenter: Clint Cook, NWSA Practical Exam Accreditation Program Instructor When: Wednesday, June 27 at 11:00 ... Continue »
  • AT&T to Launch NarrowBand IoT Network in U.S., Mexico

    June 20, 2018— AT&T announced its plans to launch NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) early next year in the United States to complement its existing LTE-M network. it will follow with a deployment in Mexico by the end of 2019. NB-IoT and LTE-M are both Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA) technologies that support massive IoT deployments, ... Continue »
  • Kari Willis Wins ‘Orange County Woman to Watch’ Award

    June 20, 2018— Kari Willis, president and co-founder of E Factor, has won the 2018 Orange County Woman to Watch Award. As a woman under 40, Kari has already displayed significant success, not only in navigating male-dominant fields early in her career, but also in starting her own company. The Women of Influence Awards ... Continue »

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