The educational content of this category relates to towers for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.

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5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Rethinking Network Transformation

Nov. 1, 2019
Utilizing Dynamic Spectrum Access Technologies to Connect Billions — Radio spectrum is the vital resource needed for any wireless communication and is a finite resource. Historically...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

No Longer Powerless

Dec. 1, 2018
Fixed Wireless Access Brings Broadband to Rural Communities — Imagine living in a rural community on the outskirts of a major metropolitan area. You work at home, so high-speed...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Towers Are the Edge

Feb. 1, 2018
The Next Big Wave in the Internet Will Happen at Cell Sites — It’s a really tough time to be a wireless provider. Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are getting squeezed […]
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

The Inevitable Evolution to C-RAN

Feb. 1, 2018
Cost-Efficient Deployment of Remote Radio Head Architectures — Widespread implementation of 5G is expected by 2020 with Centralized Radio Access Network’s (C-RANs) at the heart...


5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

The New Frontier: Drones

April 1, 2017
“As far as operating over people specifically is concerned, additional antennas are being placed on towers, utility structures, light poles, and rooftops, which means that it ...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Cell Towers Get an Energy Makeover

Aug. 1, 2016
5 Major Benefits of a New Energy Paradigm for the ICT Sector By 2017, Internet traffic is expected to be a whopping 85 times higher than it was 5 short […]
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

1 Billion What?

May 1, 2016
LTE subscriptions passed the 1 billion subscription mark during the final quarter of 2015 and are set to continue strong double-digit growth for the next 5 years, according to...