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  • Pat Cipov to be Inducted into Wireless Hall of Fame

    June 19, 2018— The Wireless History Foundation (WHF) will induct Pat Cipov into the Wireless Hall of Fame during the Foundation’s Awards Dinner in Los Angeles on September 12th. In almost four decades as president of Cipov Enterprises, Inc., Pat has been actively involved in all aspects of ownership and operations of the wireless ... Continue »
  • 3GPP Approves Completion of 5G Standard

    June 19, 2018— The 3GPP has approved the completion of the standalone (SA) Release 15, 5G specifications. After the release of the 5G NR specifications for non-standalone (NSA) operation in Dec. 2017, another essential step of standardization of 5G has been successfully completed. Now, the whole industry is taking the final sprint towards 5G ... Continue »
  • We’re Number One in 5G (this week)

    June 19, 2018—
    By Ernest Worthman, AWT Exec. Editor, IEEE Sr. Member
    I just received a feed that tells me the United States is back in the number one positions in the ludicrous “race” to 5G. To quote the source, “It is starting to become obvious why the U.S. is streaming ahead .” This is for this week. Last week I ... Continue »
  • Tower Companies to Benefit from Increased CapEx by Wireless Carriers, FirstNet

    June 19, 2018—
    By Don Bishop, Exec. Editor, Assoc. Publisher, AGL Magazine
    Rising interest rates and a merger of two large customers may not outweigh the benefits of FirstNet and commercial wireless network construction that leads to more antenna space being rented on towers. Seeing pluses and minus for investors to evaluate when they consider putting money into tower company stocks, Jennifer Fritzsche ... Continue »
  • FCC Studying Further Small Cell Regulatory Changes: Carr

    June 18, 2018—
    By J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor
    After he was confirmed as an FCC Commissioner last August, Brendan Carr was asked by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to lead the agency’s wireless infrastructure efforts. In his first 11 months on the job, Carr has taken on his job with a relish for meeting with the wireless infrastructure industry not ... Continue »
  • 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 »

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