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  • Product Advisory: 3M’s DBI-SALA Self-Rescue

    February 20, 2019— AGL eDigest“3M Fall Protection has identified a manufacturing issue within a limited number of 3M DBI-SALA Self-Rescue devices manufactured prior to December 2018. There have been no reports of injuries or accidents associated with this issue. The fall-arrest performance of the Self Rescue is not affected by this issue but it ... Continue »
  • Uniti Group Sheds Latin American Towers After Windstream Court Judgement

    February 20, 2019—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    AGL eDigestOn the heels of a major court judgement against its key customer Windstream, Uniti Group has sold its Latin American towers to Phoenix Tower International for $100 million in cash. The sale comprised 500 towers located across Mexico, Colombia and Nicaragua. Uniti’s stock, which went down 37 percent yesterday, rose ... Continue »
  • Colorado Wireless Association Gives to Warriors4Wireless

    February 19, 2019— Colorado Wireless Association delivered a donation to Warriors4Wireless at the 2019 NATE Unite Show in Grapevine, Texas. Dennie McGarry, Karen Clark and Brett Sorrells from COWA met with Kevin Kennedy to present the check. Warriors4Wireless is a non-profit formed to bridge the gap between the demand for trained and deployable communication ... Continue »
  • Ericsson, Intel to Jointly Develop Software-defined 5G

    February 19, 2019— Ericsson and Intel  have begun a multi-year collaboration to develop software-defined infrastructure (SDI) and Intel Rack Scale Design. The resulting next-generation infrastructure management platform will deliver a new level of cloudlike agility, transparency and efficiency required for network functions virtualization (NFV), distributed cloud, and 5G. Many communications service providers have already started ... Continue »
  • CommScope Collaborates with Nokia on Passive-Active Antenna

    February 19, 2019— CommScope is collaborating with Nokia to develop passive-active antenna solutions which enable operators around the world to optimize tower space usage, increase cell site capacity and lay the groundwork for a 5G ready future. As operators seek ways to keep up with intense subscriber demand for mobile broadband, they must add ... Continue »
  • 5G Deployments to Hockey Stick Worldwide in 2019

    February 19, 2019— At total of 55 commercial 5G networks are expected to be live by the end of this year up from a total of 13 commercial 5G networks that were launched during 2018, including both mobile and fixed wireless deployments, according to the State of 5G Deployments, published by VIAVI. The network testing ... Continue »
  • Uniti Group Stock Dives After Windstream Loses Lawsuit

    February 19, 2019— Windstream Holdings stock lost more than 60 percent of its value, and Uniti Group lost more that 37 percent, after U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York ruled in favor or Aurelius Capital Management, a hedge fund that had accused Windstream of violating the covenants of its ... Continue »
  • Security Reality Checks Coming

    February 19, 2019—
    By Ernest Worthman, AWT Exec. Editor, IEEE Sr. Member
    One of the issues that the wireless industry is having a hard time with is security. Seldom does a day gone by when some SME, think tank, analyst, etc. issues a caveat that 5G is still, woefully, lacking in systemic security. Security is just not seen as important a metric ... Continue »

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