Category: Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions

4×2 MIMO shows significant promise across commercial LTE networks

4×2 MIMO shows significant promise across commercial LTE networks

Wireless carriers are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve network efficiency, including squeezing as much coverage and capacity out of their current spectrum positions. That quest has been helped with the recent move towards LTE, which with its all-IP-based core, allows operators to transmit greater amounts of data with lower overhead. Another arsenal […]

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Feature Report: Network Decommissioning:  Investment Recovery & Environmental Compliance

Feature Report: Network Decommissioning: Investment Recovery & Environmental Compliance

Network decommissioning is a huge issue as carriers rip-and-replace legacy equipment in favor of new technologies. When they do, they are faced with what to do with the old equipment. RCR Wireless News will take a look at the different choices carriers have in what to do with old equipment, including recycling options. The report […]

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Feature report: Tower & Antenna technology review

Feature report: Tower & Antenna technology review

New network technologies and standards-based features driving changes at macro cell sites, and networks are moving toward HetNets with the advent of small cells and the increasing focus on indoor coverage through technologies such as distributed antenna systems (DAS). A new feature report from RCR Wireless examines infrastructure trends and challenges facing the wireless industry, including […]

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