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  • Bronto Skylift to Exibit 291-foot Tall Aerial Platform

    AGL eDigestBronto Skylift will be displaying a 291-foot tall, articulated aerial platform at the 2017 FDIC Show in Indianapolis, Indiana April 27 – April 29, 2017. The Bronto Skylift 291-foot High Level Articulated (HLA) aerial platform has a 291-foot NFPA height, up to 84 feet of side reach, and water flow up ... • Continue
  • Competing Bids Spice Things Up as Carriers Lay Claim to 5G Spectrum

    AGL eDigestBy J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest The high stakes for the next generation of wireless begins with access to ultra-high frequency licensed spectrum. Although most spectrum transactions remain private, just how competitive that market is began to become apparent this week as Straight Path received a competing bid for its ... • Continue
  • Facebook Ups the Speed of its Pt-to-Pt Links

    17433054_1482446138484362_1072276733345923072_nBy J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest Facebook’s Connectivity Lab reported that it has achieved its fasted speeds yet in wireless data transfer during the second day of the F8 2017 Facebook Developer Conference held this week in San Jose, California. Those marks included a point-to-point data rate of 36 Gbps over ... • Continue
  • Phoenix Tower International Secures $120 million Latin American Tower Development

    AGL eDigestPhoenix Tower International (PTI) has closed a long term Latin American credit facility between its subsidiaries in Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Colombia and Peru and a consortium of lenders led by Scotiabank and joined by Banco General, ING Capital, Popular Bank, Towerbank International and Metrobank, S.A. The ... • Continue
  • Meet Your Going-green Goals with Backup Power

    Rising_DC_Resistance_rgb300How an advanced battery management system can help you reduce your environmental impact. By Chris Mangum Corporate responsibility endeavors have sought to push environmentally friendly changes across almost every industry, including the telecommunications business. However, powering growing telecommunications networks is not a small feat. Operators usually give higher priority to the task ... • Continue

  • Verizon Commits to Billion Dollar Fiber Buy from Corning

    AGL eDigestApril 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

    AGL eDigestApril 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

    AGL eDigestApril 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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