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  • 60 GHz Access Products Integrate Facebook’s Terragraph

    June 17, 2019— AGL eDigestTerragraph technologies will now be incorporated into Siklu’s third-generation 60 GHz Gigabit Wireless Access products, which have been deployed for both residential and enterprise customers in 45 countries. All of Siklu’s MultiHaul products incorporate advanced RF and beam forming at both the base unit and terminal unit to enable the most ... Continue »
  • Ericsson Launches Enhanced 5G Deployment Options

    June 17, 2019— AGL eDigestEricsson has launched software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options, which extend network capacity and coverage, enabling smooth network evolution and facilitating new consumer and industry use cases. While already supporting frontrunner service providers through the rollout of commercial 5G using non-standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR), Ericsson’s new ... Continue »
  • DISH Network May be DoJ’s ‘Fourth Carrier’

    June 17, 2019— AGL eDigestDish Network may be the lucky fourth carrier needed for U.S. Justice Department approval of  the Sprint/T-Mobile merger, according reports by the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. The announcement may come as soon as this week. Charlie Ergen has spoken about the importance of being at the inflection point of ... Continue »
  • Industry Supports FCC Workforce Development Bill

    June 17, 2019—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    Industry found lots to cheer about in a bill establishing a Telecommunications Workforce Development Advisory Council at the FCC, which was introduced last week. The bill, authored by U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY), would facilitate the participation in industry specific workforce development programs and identify ways to ... Continue »
  • Digital Colony Expands U.K. Digital Infrastructure Platform

    June 17, 2019— AGL eDigestDigital Colony, a global investment firm that includes Marc Ganzi’s Digital Bridge, has acquired Spyder Facilities, a U.K. wireless infrastructure company with over 5,000 wireless locations. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Working in conjunction with our mobile operator and landlord partners over the last 20 years, we have ... Continue »
  • The Sprint/T-Mo/DoJ Rhumba, Redux

    June 17, 2019—
    By Ernest Worthman, AWT Executive Editor and IEEE Senior Member
    AGL eDigestPerspective Stories about this on-again – off-again merger are rolling off the digital presses almost on a daily basis. As new developments emerge, such as the recent slew of suits by nearly a dozen states, one has to wonder just how this, coupled with the rest of the realities of 5G, ... Continue »
  • Boom Times in the Tower Industry Lead to Worker Shortages

    June 17, 2019—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    The biggest challenge facing the tower industry today is having enough workers to keep up with the work involved with 4G, and now 5G, deployments. That is what Rick Suarez, group president of MasTec Network Solutions, said at the Connectivity Expo in Orlando last month. “We have 680 tower crews in ... Continue »
  • New Private LTE Seminar Introduced

    June 17, 2019— AGL eDigestThe Besen Group, a Washington, DC-based international mobile data industry management consulting practice, has launched a Private LTE seminar. The Besen Group estimates that the U.S. private LTE market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 35 percent between 2019 and 2023 due to the availability of new licensed ... Continue »

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