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  • Tower Climber Certification Group Formed

    agl-post-image-defaultFebruary 24, 2015 — In an effort to provide certification for the national wireless skills-based training standard being developed for tower climbers, the Wireless Industry Safety Task Force has created the National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA), it was announced this week at NATE UNITE 2015 conference in Lake Buena Vista, ... • Continue
  • Tower Climbers See Dramatic Increase in Numbers

    post-image1The number of tower climbers serving the wireless industry has grown to more than 29,000 from 9,800 in 2006, according to a study conducted by Wireless Estimator. “The significant increase comes with a slightly positive upshot for the industry’s safety ranking compared to other high risk professions. Whereas tower construction is ... • Continue
  • ‘Robust’ Site Leasing, but Fewer Tower Builds in 2015

    agl-post-image-defaultJ. Sharpe Smith – February 20, 2015 – The tower industry will experience a strong site leasing environment in 2015, led by Verizon Wireless, but overall activity will slow down because of a drop in cell-splitting, according to RBC Capital Markets. Outside of the top carrier site-additions, infrastructure activity centers on ... • Continue
  • AGL Panel Speculates on Carriers’ Use of AWS-3 Spectrum

    AGL Conference - Long BeachBy J. Sharpe Smith February 20, 2014 — In the wake of the AWS-3 spectrum, which drew a historic $44 billion in bids, panelists discussed when that spectrum will come into play at the opening session of the AGL Conference, Feb. 18, in Long Beach, California. The session, “Spectrum, Technology and Tower ... • Continue
  • OSHA Hits Tower Service Co. with Penalties in Painter’s Death

    agl-post-image-defaultBy J. Sharpe Smith February 20, 2015 — OSHA has proposed penalties of $114,800 for as Sherwood Tower Service to two Willful violations and one Serious violation in the death of a painter who died in a tower fall on Aug. 10 2014. Thomas Lucas, 49, was painting a 500-foot tower owned ... • Continue

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  • Small Cells Spell Opportunity for Tower Service Companies

    small-cell-post-image-defaultFebruary 26, 2015 — Small cell deployment represents a new opportunity for tower service companies, a panel of experts said at the NATE UNITE 2015 conference this week in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. In some areas, small cells are already commonplace, such as downtown Las Vegas where they are on top ... • Continue
  • Wi-Fi Offload Takes Center Stage

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ernest Worthman – February 26, 2015 — Our friends at iGR have released another report on Wi-Fi offload. According to the report, there are a significant percentage of MNOs that are “experimenting” with Wi-Fi offload. Most of these experiments revolve around Wi-Fi hot zones in congested metro locations. This report also ... • Continue
  • T-Mobile Moves on Small Cells, Unlicensed LTE

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ernest Worthman February 26, 2015 — As up in the air as the small cell market is, there is movement and maybe the big guns are getting a bit more serious – and creative. T-Mobile wants to deploy LTE technology in the unlicensed spectrum. Interesting, since there are no standards ... • Continue
  • The Latest in New Neutrality – be Afraid…Very, Very Afraid

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy Ernest Worthman – February 26, 2015 — As the net neutrality drama unfolds, there was some recent news that everyone should be tuned in to. There is noise that Comcast and Time Warner Cable want to merge. If that comes to pass, the American consumer will end up as the ... • Continue
  • San Francisco Adopts Wireless Ordinance to Comply with 6409(a)

    small-cell-post-image-defaultBy J. Sharpe Smith – February 26, 2015 — The City of San Francisco has adopted an ordinance modifying the requirements for wireless site permits on utility or street light poles in the public right of way, in part to comply with a judgment by the California Superior Court and also ... • Continue