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Category: Telecommunications


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

TDS Telecom aims to claim its fair share in fiber land grab

May 14, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

TDS Telecom’s SVP of Corporate Affairs Andrew Petersen shed some light on the company’s strategy as it races to lock in its fair share of growth from fiber deployments. “We see just tremendous opportunity, and we feel like it’s a […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon named official 5G provider for three Oak View Group arenas

May 10, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Oak View Group (OVG) has selected Verizon as a connectivity provider, making the carrier the exclusive 5G and wireless partner to three OVG arenas, including New York UBS Arena, Seattle Climate Pledge Arena and Coachella Valley Arena. With Verizon’s help, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

New York City to connect 13 housing projects with free or low-cost internet

May 7, 2021

Via: StateScoop

New York City on Thursday took another step toward its goal of providing universal broadband access with an announcement of new partnerships expected to connect an additional 30,000 residents. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced the city selected five vendors […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

American Tower to sell 30% of its European business to CDPQ

May 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower Corporation (ATC) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global investment group, announced that the latter will acquire a 30% stake in ATC Europe. ATC said that the transaction is valued at over 1.6 billion […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

US National Parks are getting greenfield 5G networks

April 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AccessParks and FreedomFi are partnering to use CBRS spectrum and open-source 5G network software to bring high-speed connectivity to hundreds of sites within the U.S. National Park system, beginning with 200 California state parks. AccessParks, a specialized Internet Service Provider […]


Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works, Telecommunications

Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes high-speed internet for every American

April 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

WISPA exec called the infrastructure plan ‘right on target’ On Wednesday, President Joe Biden introduced a monumental $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that aims to reshape the American economy. The infrastructure plan is far reaching, and includes, among many […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

State and local officials don’t trust ISPs to close digital divide, poll finds

March 17, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Few state and local officials believe national telecommunications companies, despite their role in expanding emergency connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic, are capable of closing the digital divide, according to new research from the Broadband Equity Partnership consulting firm. A survey […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Telecom workforce bill re-introduced in the Senate

February 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

A bipartisan group of Senators has renewed an effort to pass a bill focused on coordinating federal efforts on telecom workforce development, including apprenticeships and emphasis on the needs of rural areas. A similar bill was introduced around this time […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The vital role of microwave and millimeter wave for backhauling 5G traffic

January 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is set to have a significant impact on backhaul networks in the coming years. From ABI Research’s own research on the top 30 markets, 5G mobile subscriptions are expected to grow by a 41.2% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Telecom execs, industry leaders react to chaos at the U.S. Capital

January 7, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While the nation looked on in horror as hundreds of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capital on Wednesday, telecom execs and industry leaders took to Twitter. Dating back to 2016, telecommunications executives were bullish on President Donald Trump’s election as […]