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  • American Tower Reports Best Quarter Since Q2 2015; Raises Outlook

    american-tower-squarelogoApril 27, 2017 —  American Tower reported strong growth in the U.S. market in the first quarter with an increase of 6.5 percent in organic tenant billings. “We saw particularly strong results in our largest core market, the U.S., where our 6.5 percent Organic Tenant Billings Growth was the highest we’ve seen ... • Continue
  • Crown Castle Prices Common Stock Offering

    crown-castle-internationalApril 27, 2017 —  Crown Castle International has priced its previously announced public offering of 4,750,000 shares of its common stock. The gross proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $447 million. Crown Castle intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, which may ... • Continue
  • Cuddy & Feder Names Christopher Fisher Managing Partner

    AGL eDigestApril 27, 2017 —  Christopher Fisher is the new managing partner of Cuddy & Feder, succeeding Joshua Kimerling. Fisher joined Cuddy & Feder in 1994 and was named a Partner in 1999. During his tenure at Cuddy & Feder, he has held various positions of leadership within the firm. He is ... • Continue
  • Self-driving Cars: The Latest App for mmWaves?

    rp_01-Mercedes-Benz-F-015-Luxury-in-Motion-1180x686-1024x595.jpgApril 27, 2017 —  By Ernest Worthman Executive Editor, Applied Wireless Technology The automobile industry in general, and GM in particular, is looking at developing advanced short range radar (SRR) in the 76 to 81 GHz bands. They claim that this band is ideal for using such radar in autonomous vehicles. At present, these ... • Continue
  • Towers Make a Nice Niche for Construction Giant

    Black & Veatch-Telecom-SamsungPhoto-2April 27, 2017 —  By Mike Harrington Black & Veatch continues to pioneer cell tower construction and tower modification. Global engineering and construction giant Black & Veatch, of Overland Park, Kansas, entered the cell tower game early on. About 25 years ago, Black & Veatch formed a partnership with Nortel (now part of ... • Continue

  • Verizon Commits to Billion Dollar Fiber Buy from Corning

    AGL-ArticleImg3April 18, 2017 —  Verizon Communications has announced a three-year minimum purchase agreement with Corning to provide fiber optic cable and associated hardware for its nationwide wireless broadband network. The agreement calls for Corning to provide 12.4 million miles of optical fiber each year from 2018 through 2020, with a minimum purchase ... • Continue
  • Fiber Acquisition to Help Crown Castle Grow in California Urban Areas

    fiberApril 18, 2017 —  Crown Castle International has acquired Wilcon Holdings, a fiber services provider that owns 1,900 route miles of fiber in Los Angeles and San Diego, for about $600 million. The acquisition feeds Crown Castle’s drive to deploy small cells. “The acquisition of Wilcon provides us an extensive set of ... • Continue
  • Small Cell Market Will Continue to Rise through 2017

    wifiApril 5, 2017  — The global small cell forecast ratcheted down a notch, as some programs in China and ‘direct-to-enterprise’ channel did not materialize as anticipated, according to Mobile Experts’ analysis on the small cell market. However, growth due to “densification” and indoor coverage is resulting in a strong revenue outlook. ... • Continue
  • Small Cells: Communities Have Choices; There’s a Better Way

    The old way (left) and the better way: the KitstiK small cell wireless infrastructure solution (right).April 6, 2017 The KitstiK small cell wireless infrastructure solution offers advantages to companies that deploy small cells because it requires no boxes, cabinets or cables on the outside. The product is made of fiberglass-reinforced plastic, so it looks good for decades without corroding, rusting or rotting.   By David A. Wigdahl Unlike the ... • Continue
  • Chairman Pai Gives His Take on Streamlining Wireless Deployment

    AGL eDigestApril 4, 2017 – By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest In its open meeting later this month, the FCC will vote on opening a comprehensive evaluation of how to expedite local reviews of wireless deployment. The proceeding will expand far beyond the Public Notice released last December by then-FCC Chairman Wheeler, ... • Continue
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