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  • NATE Debuts Video on Dropped Object Prevention

    June 14, 2018— #ClimberConnection Volume 3 Video Highlights Practical Tips for Dropped Tool Prevention When Working at Heights NATE today unveiled a video entitled “Look out Below” that focuses on the risks associated with dropped objects and provides safety guidance on preventing these scenarios while working at elevation on a communications structure. The video, ... Continue »
  • Why Wi-Fi is More Relevant than Ever

    June 14, 2018—
    By Mika Hakala
    Wi-Fi is quickly becoming the ubiquitous communications backbone of modern life, both for consumers and businesses. In the consumer space, a wide range of communications, entertainment, media and gaming devices all have at least a couple of things in common: they use electricity and they connect to the internet and cloud(s) ... Continue »
  • Registration Open for NWSA Webinar on June 27

    June 14, 2018—
    By The Editors of AGL
    The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) is encouraging industry employers, trainers and workers to register to participate in the organization’s upcoming free webinar on Wednesday, June 27. Title: A Guide to Setting Up Your NWSA Practical Test Site Presenter: Clint Cook, NWSA Practical Exam Accreditation Program Instructor When: Wednesday, June 27 at 11:00 ... Continue »
  • PCTEL Launches LTE-LAA Testing

    June 14, 2018— PCTEL now has LTE-LAA (Licensed Assisted Access) testing capabilities on its IBflex scanning receiver. LAA supplements LTE network capacity by enabling carriers to use freely available unlicensed spectrum along with their licensed spectrum holdings. LTE-LAA operates in noisy, uncontrolled environments, where it must share spectrum with services such as Wi-Fi. ... Continue »
  • The Conundrum of Data Collection in Connected Vehicles

    June 14, 2018—
    By Ernest Worthman, AWT Exec. Editor, IEEE Sr. Member
    With data collection, its use, and abuse, flying high on the public radar, a conundrum is developing around exactly what this data can, and should be used for – everywhere, not just vehicular. But vehicular data has a different metric. Data collected by vehicles goes across all kinds of infrastructures, ... Continue »
  • Growth Prospects for Tower Stocks Return to Pre-election Expectations

    June 14, 2018—
    By Don Bishop, Exec. Editor, Assoc. Publisher, AGL Magazine
    Commercial carriers might not make much money providing 5G wireless communications service, but network deployment may help to sustain steady growth for tower companies. The question clients ask Nick Del Deo most often about investing in shares of companies that own telecommunications towers is whether such purchases represent an opportunity, given ... Continue »
  • Court Approves AT&T/Time Warner Deal: Good Thing, Bad Thing?

    June 13, 2018—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    With the ruling of U.S. District Judge Richard Leon this week that the U.S. Government failed to meet its burden to prove that the proposed AT&T/Time Warner merger would be anticompetitive, the wireless carrier landscape has been forever changed. The merger will be good for wireless, because it allows AT&T to ... Continue »
  • Comba Telecom Adds Frequency Band Support for ComFlex DAS

    June 12, 2018— AGL eDigestComba Telecom has added support for 600 MHz, 2.3 GHz 2.5 GHz frequencies to its ComFlex DAS solution, which provides modular, multi-band and multi-operator wireless coverage for buildings over 100,000 square feet. The 600MHz, 2.3GHz and 2.5GHz frequencies will be available as RF modules that slide into ComFlex’s Master Unit. These ... Continue »

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