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Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AI-powered Wi-Fi as a service: part of a $60 billion market by 2025

May 9, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The market intelligence firm Tractica forecasts that the revenue generated from the direct and indirect application of AI software will grow from $1.4 billion in 2016 to $59.8 billion by 2025. Key industries for AI adoption will include automotive, business […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Which industry verticals will adopt small cells first?

April 5, 2017

Via: 3G and LTE small cell news and analysis

While it’s easy to split the small cell market into indoor and outdoor, there are many different industry market sectors each with their own specific requirements and timescales. Which ones would benefit most from improved wireless communications as part of […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon tests wireless delivery of home broadband service through 5G

December 2, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Communications is betting on a robust 5G fixed wireless solution to deliver high-speed broadband to residential customers. The company has agreements with a number of U.S. cities under which the carrier has committed to deliver broadband to homes. The […]


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Will the 600 MHz incentive auction meet spectrum needs?

November 15, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s ongoing 600 MHz incentive auction is the latest attempt by the current leadership to meet President Barak Obama’s stated goal of freeing up 500 megahertz of new spectrum for wireless communications by 2020. The FCC recently […]


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AT&T invests $3B to enhance Illinois local networks, deepens residential, business fiber reach

July 20, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T has invested over $3 billion in its Illinois wireline and wireless networks between 2013 and 2015, expanding the availability of its Gigapower service and LTE wireless services to more residential and business customers. A key focus of growth with […]


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Washington D.C. considering public Wi-Fi network

May 3, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

Washington, D.C., elected officials are considering empaneling a task force to explore provisioning of a public Wi-Fi network geared toward closing the so-called digital divide. Led by City Council member Vincent Orange, there’s a meeting set for Wednesday to further […]


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Vermont’s legislators asking the Feds to audit $116 million telecom project

April 21, 2016

Via: Wireless Estimator

Vermont’s lawmakers are asking federal regulators to conduct an audit of a $116 million grant and loan provided to VTel Wireless, stating that the company has passed by many communities with the broadband service it was paid to provide in […]


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Aureon acquires BNS Network Solutions, enhances financial industry expertise

April 20, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Aureon has acquired Des Moines-based BNS Network Solutions (BNS), giving it an enhanced set of features and services to target community bank opportunities in Iowa and Illinois. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed. Since being launched in 2000 […]


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Verizon to bring FiOS to Boston via $300M partnership with the city

April 13, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon has struck an agreement to bring FiOS to Boston via a $300 million, six-year investment plan that will replace the city’s aging copper network infrastructure with fiber. To concentrate resources and accelerate the build out timeline, Verizon will install […]


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Long Island Hosts Wireless Symposium and Exhibition

April 8, 2016

Via: Electronic Design

More widely known as the cradle of aviation, Long Island also has a long history with wireless technology. That history spans the transatlantic wireless towers built in 1912 for the German Telefunken Company in West Sayville, the Wardenclyffe Tower in […]


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Will growing Small Cell revenues offset declining macrocell sales?

March 7, 2016

Via: 3G and LTE small cell news and analysis

Making money out of RAN equipment has been tough. Well known brand names such as Motorola, Siemens, Alcatel and Lucent have been subsumed by the big three – Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia – who now dominate over 80% of worldwide […]