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Verizon Wireless expands ‘network optimization’ to LTE network

Verizon Wireless expands ‘network optimization’ to LTE network

25 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

Verizon Wireless is reportedly set to expand its “network optimization” program to customers with “unlimited” data plans running across the carrier’s LTE network. According to a report by Droid Life, Verizon Wireless plans to begin limiting data throughput of customers on unlimited data plans should they meet certain parameters. Those conditions include being in the […]

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Towercrews.net Featured Tower Jobs for the Week of 7/24

25 July 2014 by Jarad Matula

RCR Wireless News’ featured jobs section is powered by Towercrews.net   Tower Technician – All Levels Responsible for assisting with installations, troubleshooting and maintenance for wireless radio systems. Springfield, MO   Experienced Tower Techs Responsible for the erection, construction and maintenance of wireless towers and co-location systems. Pine Brook, NJ   Tower Techs Perform full range […]

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Cell Tower News: $50K tower damage; suing American Tower

25 July 2014 by Jarad Matula

Welcome to this week’s edition of cell tower industry news, created by Jarad Matula and brought to you by Towercrews.net. Couple sues American Tower One couple in West Virginia is mad as hell and not going to to take it anymore. They filed a lawsuit against American Tower and their next door neighbor citing “private nuisance.” […]

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Verizon eyes ODAS, LTE throttling (RCR Mobile Minute)

Verizon eyes ODAS, LTE throttling (RCR Mobile Minute)

25 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

The Mobile Minute is sponsored by SpiderCloud Wireless. Outdoor distributed antenna systems has been a tricky business for carriers and infrastructure providers alike due to zoning challenges, maintenance costs and leasing challenges. Nonetheless, Verizon Wireless is testing the waters with several projects. Analyst Aaron Blazar of Atlantic-ACM said that Verizon Wireless discussed its ODAS initiatives […]

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Infrastructure news: Carrier spending update

Infrastructure news: Carrier spending update

25 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Investment in wireless infrastructure is a big part of capital spending for both Verizon and AT&T, and both carriers spent more during the most recent quarter than analysts had expected. Verizon’s total Q2 capital spending was $4.3 billion, and AT&T spent a solid $6.0 billion. AT&T has said repeatedly that it’s committed to the “$21 […]

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Reader Forum: Addressing impediments to outdoor small cell adoption

28 July 2014 by Greg Friesen, VP Product Management, DragonWave

One variable that may impact the growth of small cell deployments is the expected future capacity increases in the macrocellular network layer.

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U.S.

Reader Forum: The battle over mobile banking

28 July 2014 by Howard Stevens, Global GM Telecommunications, SAP

Implementation of mobile payment systems varies widely, and with the major players relying on their strengths and attempting to overcome their weaknesses, there is not yet a single business model that dominates across the globe.

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Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

23 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

Between August 2013 and April 2014, consumer familiarity with both fitness devices and smart watches was unchanged. In fact, the responses to these questions were almost identical.

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Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

22 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Many times when partnerships are announced between two companies at the end of a quarter, I think it’s a diversion – a “mega-corporate” Jedi mind trick.

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U.S.

Reader Forum: Using cloud to tap into the lucrative SMB market

21 July 2014 by Liron Golan, Product Marketing Portfolio & Solutions Management, Amdocs

Ninety-nine percent of businesses worldwide are small- to medium-sized businesses, so it’s no surprise that this segment represents the fastest growing customer segment for service providers.

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From Our Editors

Worst of the Week: The Q2 blues 25 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Europe: Vodafone finds silver lining in region’s Q1 losses 25 July 2014 Sara Zaske

EMEA: How many ways can you connect a car? 25 July 2014 Claudia Bacco

Software: AT&T adds Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu to cloud program 25 July 2014 Dan Meyer

FCC looks to generate more than $10B from AWS-3 spectrum auction 24 July 2014 Dan Meyer

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Commentary

Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance 21 July 2014 by Matt Goldberg, Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions, SevOne

Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2 15 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reality Check: Will wireless competition disappear? 15 July 2014 by Madan Jagernauth, Founder and President, FutureMobile Services

Reality Check: A wireless network benchmarking breakdown 15 July 2014 by Dr. Paul Carter, CEO, Global Wireless Solutions

Reader Forum: 5 barriers to NFV – and how to tackle those challenges 14 July 2014 by Glenn Seiler, VP Product Management of Networking Solutions, Wind River

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