Contracting/EF&I Partnerships

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

Industry Trends

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Contracting/EF&I Partnerships

Going Off the Grid

Oct. 19, 2022
Learn why electric utilities’ power play could help end-users and chip away at telecom providers’ ARPU.
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Contracting/EF&I Partnerships

It’s Not Just an Inconvenience

Oct. 10, 2022
Learn how the 193K underground communications line incidents reported last year could have been prevented.
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Contracting/EF&I Partnerships

Tele-Construction Conundrums

June 1, 2022
New contracting partners for your telecom construction projects.
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Motivating Tele-Construction Talent

June 1, 2022
Could there be deeper reasons why the industry can’t find and keep skilled workers?


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Contracting/EF&I Partnerships

Meet Me in the Middle

May 1, 2022
Why Middle-Mile infrastructure partnerships allow utilities and broadband providers to capitalize on expertise from each side of the business and meet their respective goals.
C&E/NetDev Ops/GIS/Open-Source Networks

Telcom Tips For A Smooth Project

Dec. 2, 2021
What Providers Should Consider When Working With Wireless Construction And Engineering Partners Wireless engineering and construction are in high demand as the nation races to...
C&E/NetDev Ops/GIS/Open-Source Networks

Supply Constraints and Labor Shortages Require New Thinking

Oct. 1, 2021
As broadband demand surges, supply constraints are forcing networks to think differently. Like many communications services providers (CSPs), Mississippi-based C Spire is on an...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Road Warriors

July 1, 2021
The Tech That Makes Intelligent Transportation Systems Tick — Now that we’re deeply accustomed to the Internet of Things (IoT) era, drivers are accustomed to being wowed by their...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Feeling Attached But Overloaded?

May 1, 2021
5G deployment is unique. To begin, 5G requires small cells — and lots of them. The Small Cell Forum (SCF) forecasts the worldwide Small Cell Market will continue to grow […]