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  • Diamond Communications Partners with Canadian Railroad

    AGL eDigestFebruary 22, 2017 — Diamond Communications has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) to manage all of its U.S. properties, including the construction of cellular communications towers along its approximately 3,100 miles of rights-of-way and marketing its existing 134 communications towers for collocation. “CP’s portfolio ... • Continue
  • Verizon to Launch Fixed Wireless ‘5G’ at 28 GHz; Are They Shooting Too High?

    AGL eDigestFebruary 23, 2017 By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest Verizon has announced its plans a large fixed “5G” pilot in the 28 GHz band providing high-speed, low-latency pre-commercial services to select customers in 11 markets. But some in the industry wonder if it is the right service for those frequencies. Jaime Fink, co-founder ... • Continue
  • Siklu Extends 5G Fixed Wireless Offering with Beamforming mmWave Solution

    AGL eDigestFebruary 23, 2017 — Siklu Communication has launched a beamforming millimeter wave (mmWave) system for deploying 5G fixed wireless access networks. Known as the Multihaul, the antenna extends Siklu’s multi-gigabit product line to a plug & play point-to-multipoint topology. Fixed wireless access over the mmWave bands is becoming the choice of tier-1 service ... • Continue
  • Unlimited Data: A Carrier Conundrum

    AGL eDigestFebruary 23, 2017 By Ernest Worthman Executive Editor, Applied Wireless Technology There is a song from a famous 70’s pop singer named Donovan, which has a line in the chorus that goes like this: First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is… Strangely, all the ruckus over unlimited data ... • Continue
  • Crown Castle Raises Additional Term Loans

    AGL eDigestFeb. 13, 2017 Crown Castle International has borrowed $500 million of additional Tranche A Term Loans and extended the maturity date to January 21, 2022 on its Senior Unsecured Credit Facility. The Credit Facility consists of a $2.5 billion Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility (“Revolver”) and, after giving effect to ... • Continue

  • California Legislature Takes on Small Cell Deployment

    AGL eDigestFebruary 23, 2017 — The question of who has authority over small cells has now reached the California legislature with the introduction of SB-649 by Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee Chairman Ben Hueso. In short, the bill seeks to streamline small cell deployment by making it a permitted use, ... • Continue
  • The Systems Integrator’s Approach to Small Cells

    ExteNet's AltFebruary 23, 2017 A systems integrator, such as ExteNet Systems, gains advantages when it isolates heterogeneous network elements from one another as much as possible, including macrosites, small cells and distributed antenna systems.   By Don Bishop Executive Editor, AGL Magazine   Wireless carriers face technical challenges in making connections between the network core and small ... • Continue
  • Laws Promoting Small Cells Blossom in States

    AGL eDigestBy J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest A bill streamlining small cell deployment signed into law in Ohio appears to be the tip of the iceberg as more and more states consider similar measures. For example, Illinois, Washington State and Florida are looking to come to the aid of DAS and ... • Continue
  • How to Use Fiber to Satisfy Small Cell, Network and Jurisdictional Requirements

    MudryFebruary 16, 2017 — Successful deployment matches what jurisdictions will approve with specific small cell designs and the mobile operator’s network requirements. When operators share infrastructure, it reduces their cost for backhaul. By Don Bishop Executive Editor, AGL Magazine The cost and difficulty of providing backhaul to small cells can make the difference whether ... • Continue
  • Shentel, AT&T Trials Feature Massive MIMO

    AGL eDigestFebruary 16, 2017 – Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) and AT&T have complete completed multiple commercial trials featuring a Massive MIMO in licensed Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) LTE spectrum using technology from Blue Danube Systems. The trials were conducted using Blue Danube’s BeamCraft 500 active antenna product for advanced 3D beamforming, which ... • Continue
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