By Jennifer Fritzsche… The drama surrounding Sprint was the biggest, and longest-running story of 2013: from Dish Network and Softbank bidding for Sprint to Dish bidding against Sprint for Clearwire. Sprint prevailed in both cases, and we now have a stronger, better capitalized Sprint, which helps make the case that it will spend more on… Continue »
This was the most dynamic year that T-Mobile has had in a long time, Jim Alling, T-Mobile COO, told the UBS 41st Annual Global Media and Communications Conference, Dec. 11, in New York City. T-Mobile now covers 203 million pops with LTE, which is an immense change from the start of the year when it… Continue »
Cellular carriers are reporting robust network overlay and cell site expansion activity, which should translate to strong site leasing for tower operators through 2014, according to RBC Capital Markets, which increased 2013 estimates from 21,400 to 22,800 additional cell sites. The firm also set its estimates for 2014 from 21,100 to 24,100 additional cell sites…. Continue »
By Ernest Worthman, Editor, Small Cell Magazine…. 2013 proved to be a pivotal year for the small cell arena. While to some, not much appeared to be happening on the surface, a lot was happening under the covers. 2013 was the staging year for 2014, when small cell deployment will really start to show up… Continue »
We dedicated this issue to the key trends of the last 12 months in this rapidly evolving sector of the telecom industry. Thank you for your readership, have the best of holidays and we will see you next year as we publish the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
The Lynx series of products, capable of true 1 Gbps system throughput and up to 1.5 Gbps, from Trango is in full production and shipping the new Lynx series of wireless backhaul systems. The Lynx series point to point microwave radios are available for all worldwide standard licensed frequency bands from 6 to 42 GHz…. Continue »