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  • Carriers Going All-in for HetNets: SNS Telecom

    AGL eDigestJune 22, 2017 —   The HetNet market is advancing forward on multiple fronts and carrier dollars are following it, according to a report by SNS Telecom, “HetNet Ecosystem (Small Cells, Carrier Wi-Fi, C-RAN & DAS): 2017 – 2030 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts.” The deployment of wireless on centimeter and ... • Continue
  • From Tower Marking to Tribal Consults, FCC Has Role to Play for Wireless

    AGL eDigestJune 22, 2017 —  By Don Bishop Executive Editor, AGL Magazine At the Wireless Infrastructure Show (WIS) in Orlando last month, Jonathan Adelstein said he places a high priority on fixing legislation that calls for the marking of many rural telecommunications towers as aviation hazards. Adelstein heads the Wireless Industry Association (WIA), a ... • Continue
  • Edge Computing: Amazon Leads the Way, Wireless Will Follow

    June 22, 2017 —  By Ernest Worthman — Executive Editor, Applied Wireless Technology — It is no secret that edge computing is going to be a vital component in 5G. In fact, edge computing is being seen as one of the top enabling platform for 5G, Why? There are several reasons but one ... • Continue
  • Telecom Technical College Offers Courses in Spanish

    AGL eDigestJune 22, 2017 —  Telecom Technical College has partnered with Tower Safety & Instruction (http://towersafety.com) to provide courses taught entirely in Spanish. “We ensure Spanish-speaking employees have no language barrier when taking the critical Authorized Climber, Competent Rigger, First AID/CPR, OSHA 10/30, and RF Awareness courses,” the college said. “These classes are ... • Continue
  • Edge Computing Coming to Tower Sites; Crown Castle Buys In

    June 22, 2017 By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest Remember when we all thought that 4G LTE technology with its antenna-mounted amplifiers spelled the doom of size-able equipment enclosures at the base of cell towers? Well, think again. Project Volutus was unveiled yesterday by a company called Vapor IO, which wants ... • Continue

  • Sprint, Samsung Test Massive MIMO in South Korea

    AGL eDigestJune 21, 2017 —     Using Massive MIMO Samsung radios, equipped with vertical and horizontal beam-forming technology, Sprint achieved peak speeds of 330 Mbps per channel using a 20-megahertz channel at 2.5 GHz during field trials in South Korea. Capacity per channel increased about four times, cell edge performance increased ... • Continue
  • LTE-based Internet-of-Things Infrastructure Gains Momentum

    June 14, 2017 —  By Joe Schmelzer — Contributing Editor — Good indoor wireless communications coverage plays an important role in supporting cellular internet-of-things (IoT) operations. IoT services have many communications standards to choose from. They also have three ways to deliver coverage indoors. A variety of approaches have been promoted and trialed for ... • Continue
  • ClearSky Takes on Enterprise Market with Multi-Carrier Small Cells

    June 6, 2017 By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest ClearSky Technologies, a hosted infrastructure company, has deployed a a small-cell, in-building wireless system for mid-sized enterprises  at a beachside resort in Clearwater, Florida. Unlike other small cell systems, the system, known as FORTÉ, supports all four major carriers. We spoke with Dean Fresonke, ... • Continue
  • Small Cell Bill Refuses to Die in Minnesota Legislature

    June 1, 2017 By J. Sharpe Smith Senior Editor, AGL eDigest The wireless industry scored another victory this week as a bill streamlining the deployment of small cells was signed into law by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. But it wasn’t easy. “Municipalities repeatedly cut the head off the legislation and the wireless industry would ... • Continue
  • Tower Titans Debate Macro Sites Versus Small Cells

    May 24, 2017 —  By Don Bishop — Executive Editor, AGL Magazine — When it comes to macro towers versus small cells, for large tower company leaders who spoke about it during the Wireless Infrastructure Show, there is no “versus.” For Steven Marshall of American Tower, for example, small cells deployed in urban ... • Continue
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