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  • EdgeMicro Launches No-Cost Testing Environment for Edge Implementations

    September 20, 2018— EdgeMicro is launching a Proof-of-Concept Program that will enable companies to accelerate their timeline for proving the viability, scalability and performance of their edge computing pilot projects. Companies seeking to test low-latency applications that take advantage of edge-located data cache and compute services can apply to utilize a no-cost testing ... Continue »
  • Studies Show No Impact from Cell Towers on Property Values

    September 20, 2018— Market studies in four major U.S. cities showed no impact residential property values resulting from the deployment of a cell tower, according to Valbridge Property Advisors, an independent commercial property valuation firm. The studies were conducted in Phoenix, Arizona; Raleigh, North Carolina; Dallas, Texas; and Boston, Massachusetts by Valbridge at ... Continue »
  • 5G mmWave Transceivers, Beamformers to Take Off — Strategy Analytics

    September 20, 2018— The transceiver and beamforming components critical to 5G millimeter-wave systems will ship in the hundreds of millions of units per year within five years, according to the Strategy Analytics report 5G mm-Wave Systems, RF Front-end Components & Process Tech Forecast 2018 – 2024 by author Christopher Taylor. “Each 5G millimeter wave ... Continue »
  • Is the End Coming for Social Media, as We Know it?

    September 20, 2018—
    By Ernest Worthman, Executive Editor, AWT Magazine; Sr. Member, IEEE
    There is a rumbling in the European Union, and in a global society, especially with high-tech, what happens elsewhere does not necessarily stay elsewhere, and vice versa. The interesting developments in the EU surround social media, in particular around the region’s “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) part within the new EU ... Continue »
  • 5G Services Market to Top $123B by 2025

    September 20, 2018— New research forecasts the 5G services market to grow from $53.93 billion in 2020 to $123.27 billion by 2025 or 18 percent, according to ResearchAnd Markets.com Rising demand for reliable and ultra-low latency connectivity services and increasing use of connected IoT devices are both expected to drive the 5G services ... Continue »
  • Tower Companies Face Changing Business Landscape

    September 19, 2018—
    By Don Bishop, Exec. Editor, Assoc. Publisher, AGL Magazine
    Tower companies may see business as usual with wireless carriers, but it may be a new kind of business as usual, possibly with new pricing, reserve loading and rent escalators. Wireless communications carriers have become much tougher on equipment space rental terms for tower sites, according to Bob Paige, senior vice ... Continue »
  • Congressional Staffers Tout Small Cell Act; but Does it Duplicate FCC’s 3rd R&O?

    September 19, 2018—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    Legislation aimed at controlling the costs and reducing the time for small cell deployment introduced in the Senate is compatible with the Third Report and Order scheduled to be voted on at the FCC next week, according congressional staff members who spoke during the Legislative Policy Initiatives: Congressional Agenda panel ... Continue »
  • Cell Towers Prove Resilient to Hurricane Florence

    September 18, 2018— Cell towers have stood up well to Hurricane Florence, according to statistics provided by the FCC, which provides information on cell sites out of service by county. On Sept. 18, the commission reported 6.0 percent of the cell sites out of service in the affected area (Georgia, North Carolina, South ... Continue »

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