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  • Frisco Station, AT&T to Create Connected Community

    August 14, 2018— AT&T plans to build a connected community from the ground up in Frisco Station, a new development in Frisco, Texas, using 5G Evolution technology, which will allow the community to create an enhanced wireless experience across its parks, residential options, hospitality units and corporate spaces. The 242-acre, mixed-use development will feature ... Continue »
  • Solid First Half for Towers Will Accelerate Throughout 2018: Analyst

    August 14, 2018—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    Carrier wireless capex, which grew 4 percent in the first half of the year, is projected to accelerate to 15 percent in the second half of 2018 due to the ramping spend from Sprint and AT&T, according to the Deutsche Bank Research. “Our estimates continue to imply an acceleration in TowerCos’ ... Continue »
  • KGPCo Completes Acquisition of Hutton Communications of Canada

    August 14, 2018— AGL eDigestKGPCo has completed its asset acquisition of Hutton Communications of Canada. “We are genuinely excited about this important step for our company and about welcoming the talented team from Hutton Communications of Canada to KGPCo,” said Trevor Putrah, President of KGPCo.  “Building upon the established and trusted customer relationships in place ... Continue »
  • Verizon, AT&T to Improve Network Communications for Law Enforcement

    August 14, 2018— With the help of Axon, a law enforcement technologies company, Verizon and AT&T are working to increase their connectivity solutions for public safety. Axon integrates wireless technology into a range of products for law enforcement to capture and upload photo and video data into the digital evidence management solution, Evidence.com. Wireless ... Continue »
  • Good News Broadcasting Sells Tower

    August 14, 2018— This is to announce the closing on the sale of a Tucson, Arizona tower from Good News Broadcasting, Inc. to Titan Towers, L.P. The seller, Good News Broadcasting, Inc., is an Arizona-based company headed by Doug and Mary Martin. The Buyer, Titan Towers, L.P., is a Texas-based company owned by Warren and ... Continue »
  • From Design to Manufacture, Ericsson Planting its 5G Flag in the U.S.

    August 14, 2018— To support the accelerated build out of 5G in the United States, Ericsson is increasing its research and development work done close to customers and shortening the timeline for new product introduction and product delivery to customers. Börje Ekholm, President and CEO of Ericsson, said in a press release, “The United ... Continue »
  • Courting the Publics for Access; Are You In It to Win It?

    August 14, 2018—
    By Scott Jackson, Contributing Author
    With 5G peeking over the horizon, getting access to deploy the network will become one of the hottest issues facing all the players. We all want to win right? To get what we want and be the first to the new toy, the biggest trophy, the biggest pile of money, etc. ... Continue »
  • What’s the Future of Land Mobile Radio in a FirstNet World?

    August 13, 2018—
    By Nick Falgiatore, Contributing Author
    It is likely that the nationwide broadband network being implemented by FirstNet will provide mission-critical voice, but that’s a long way off. In the meantime, the prudent play for public safety is to continue investing in — and replacing — LMR systems. Roughly a decade and a half ago, the public ... Continue »

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