For tower owners and those who work on them, there's a growing appeal for using drones for an initial visual inspection. The FAA last summer issued its first regulations allowing commercial flights of drones, subject to several restrictions.
Fiber is helping mobile network operators take advantage of LTE-Advanced technology and will be critical in "5G" network architectures, but there are challenges associated with fiber at cell towers and in distributed radio architectures. Kashif Hussain, go to market leader...
An American Tower Corporation federal filing today might indicate that AT&T is already making siting commitments to build out FirstNet, the nation's public safety network, even though the carrier hasn't been awarded the 25-year contract...
The FCC spent a lot of time configuring the spectrum auction and treated the repack as an afterthought; but there's still time to fix it. That's the gist of what NAB is saying to the Commission now; the broadcast association wants...
A lot has happened in Washington, D.C., since Mobilitie petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to set guidelines to expedite site acquisition for wireless infrastructure. Mobilitie filed its petition shortly after President Donald Trump was elected, and in the...
Vertical Bridge, the largest private owner and manager of communication towers and locations in the U.S., announced recently the appointment of former presidential hopeful and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to its Board of Directors. Gov....
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