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Key developments related to public access and indoor small cells.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
Around 80% of all mobile data traffic is consumed indoors and the fastest variety of 5G spectrum, millimeter-wave, won't get into your home or office in the near future.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/20/2019
But Russia plots 5G millimeter wave in Moscow's Red Square with trials in the fall and a launch in 2020.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/19/2019
Tower and small cell company Crown Castle moved to bolster its Beltway firepower with the addition of a new chief lobbyist who hails from Google and Microsoft.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/16/2019
Altice said it wants to buy C-Band spectrum, which appears to represent a bit of a change from the company's previous strategy.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/14/2019
Verizon is planning to conduct tests that would combine transmissions across CBRS spectrum and its existing licensed spectrum bands, including 1900MHz, AWS and 700MHz.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/9/2019
U.S. Cellular CTO Michael Irizarry offered a few more details about the operator's 5G plans ahead of the provider's 2020 launch.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/7/2019
Pushed by federal and state legislation designed to speed up the small cell approval process, some cities are gearing up for an application explosion. And vendors are pushing things along with lawsuits.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/6/2019
Verizon has led the way with early high-band, millimeter-wave 5G, but the carrier faces lots of questions about how it can deploy 5G on low- or mid-band frequencies nationwide next year.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/2/2019
Utility companies like Duke and Xcel are already major players in the telecom market. Now they're looking at how they might participate in 4G and 5G.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/31/2019
Says complementary agreement will ensure aggregate 99% nationwide coverage as Altice USA nears debut of a full MVNO mobile service developed via its Sprint partnership.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/23/2019
Altice confirmed that its mobile offering is currently available to employees at $25 per line. That price is below what Comcast, Charter and Sprint charge for unlimited services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/12/2019
Cell tower owners including SBA, American Tower and Crown Castle have been enjoying lots of love on Wall Street. But the good times might be over, according to some analysts.
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Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
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