Category: Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions

Fiber gets flexible as crews learn to splice at cell sites

Fiber gets flexible as crews learn to splice at cell sites

Tower technicians may not yet be as comfortable with fiber as they are with cable, but as subscribers demand more and more from their networks, it is clear that fiber is the future. “The numbers speak for themselves as we talk about the move to LTE and the move to smartphones,” said Steve Shaw, director [...]

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White Paper: Fiber to the Antenna Solutions

White Paper: Fiber to the Antenna Solutions

The telecommunications industry is rapidly advancing due to increased user demand. Smartphones, tablets, PDAs, gaming systems, and commercial wireless applications are all driving networks to adopt FTTA systems to meet cost models to support bandwidth requirements. The Fiber+Power to-the-Antenna system from Talley not only saves significant installation time, but also maximizes the integrity of the [...]

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CTIA 2013: Network products for antenna alignment, portable Wi-Fi, backhaul

Sunsight Instruments announced a new firmware release for its AntennAlign Alignment Tool, which ensures that antennas are installed properly to meet performance expectations. The new features include a simpler graphical user interface that allows operations to be conducted faster, and enhanced reporting tools. Sunsight’s equipment replaces magnetic compasses, relying on GPS to position antennas according [...]

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PCTel sees boost from TelWorx acquisition

PCTel sees boost from TelWorx acquisition

Cell site solutions provider PCTel saw its revenues grow substantially during the first quarter of 2013, with $25.1 million in revenue – an increase of 46% year-over-year. The company said that its TelWorx acquisition accounted for 25% of the growth, with the remaining 21% of growth coming from PCTel’s pre-acquisition operations. PCTel specializes in antennas [...]

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Feature Report: Regulatory Review: Regulations continue to shape wireless industry

Feature Report: Regulatory Review: Regulations continue to shape wireless industry

RCR Wireless takes a look at the regulatory challenges facing the wireless industry, including spectrum issues, potential for additional spectrum auctions, regulations on the second-hand spectrum market, M&A regulations and sitting challenges. As a special bonus, we will provide an annual FirstNet update. Bonus: FirstNet Public Safety Update Presented by CCA

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Webinar: 2013 Regulatory Review: A deep dive into the wireless industry’s regulatory challenges

RCR Wireless News Editor-in-Chief Dan Meyer was joined by esteemed guests, including long-time industry analysts Roger Entner, former FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth, former Senior Attorney with the Competition Division in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel Lawrence Spiwak and former FCC Wireless Bureau Chief Fred Campbell in taking a look at the regulatory challenges facing [...]

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F5 Webinar – Evolving to the Application Delivery Network

Service providers have been buffeted by the explosive growth in data traffic. Meanwhile many networks remain highly siloed and are becoming more complex even as service providers move to converge infrastructure and adopt more flexible cloud-based approaches. In this webinar, we’ll share some of the challenges that service providers have been facing, cover the key [...]

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Test & Measurement: Bandspeed partners with Broadcom

A new partnership helps enterprise IT departments do some of their own radio frequency testing to find interference sources in corporate WLANs. Bandspeed announced this week that its AirMaestro radio frequency spectrum analysis software is being integrated with some of Broadcom’s solutions to allow enterprise IT departments to find and mitigate sources of RF interference [...]

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Webinar: The Future of Enterprise Wireless Networks

It’s no secret that the future of the enterprise network lies with wireless, especially as computing technology aggressively and constantly expands on a mobile level. But, to support the mobile device boom (which Cisco pegs at 50 billion by 2020), network engineers will need to find new ways to address the enterprise bottleneck beyond just “adding [...]

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Feature Report: The Telecom Talent Wars: Software Skill Sets in Demand

Feature Report: The Telecom Talent Wars: Software Skill Sets in Demand

Software is becoming a key differentiator for mobile devices and networks, and companies throughout the wireless ecosystem are competing for software talent. Carriers, device manufacturers, chip makers, and test and measurement companies all need software engineers, as do communications and telecom software companies. Telecom and wireless recruiters find themselves competing with each other and with [...]

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