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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What awaits the telecoms industry in 2024? (Reader Forum)

December 5, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The telecommunications sector is at the forefront of transformative change, driven by technological innovations and evolving consumer demands. As we approach 2024, several prominent trends are poised to reshape the industry, encompassing a wide array of advancements. We delve into […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The telecommunications boom: Factors driving industry growth (Reader Forum)

December 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rapid growth in technology has led to a boom in the telecommunications industry. New advancements pave the way as professionals connect with consumers and keep their businesses running. Whether a small business reaches out via email or pings an app, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The year when cloud makes its mark in telecommunications (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the telecommunications industry enters 2023, economic times are uncertain and capital and operational costs are under increased pressure. Customers need to be better understood and served. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) need to understand and manage their environment better. New […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5G positioning: Inspiring smart applications in the enterprise (Analyst Angle)

January 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The roll out of 5G networks beckons a new era for telecommunications in terms of connectivity delivering low latency speeds and supporting high bandwidth applications in the enterprise. Moreover, 5G positioning provides new capability to collect and transmit location-based data […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Kagan: AT&T going back to the future for growth

July 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Let’s take a look at the present state of AT&T and take a look at their plans for growth moving forward. The AT&T brand name has been around forever as a leader in telecommunications, wireless and internet. Investors have seen […]


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 […]


Telecommunications

Utilities, regulators find common ground in reforms to encourage cloud computing

March 3, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

The traditional utility business model once again is blocking a new opportunity for utilities to be more nimble and innovative, but regulators say they are on the case. New technologies are flooding utility databases with system and customer information. To […]


Telecommunications

NIST stakes $30 million grant for public safety broadband apps and innovations

December 30, 2016

Via: StateScoop

There is $30 million up for grabs for organizations that can deliver digital tools for the nation’s first public-safety communications network. The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), tasked to coordinate the network’s launch, advertised the grant in a blog post […]


Telecommunications

IT/OT integration—moving from strategy to action

November 15, 2016

Via: Accenture Utilities Blog

Distribution utilities generally agree that IT/OT integration is critical to the industry’s future. In fact, more than three-quarters1 of utility executives see IT/OT integration as highly important for delivering their future business requirements. And while there are different definitions about […]


Telecommunications

AT&T’s utility pole claims refuted by the FCC

November 4, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

The FCC showed support for Google Fiber’s attempts to reform utility pole attachment rules via its One Touch Make Ready proposal in Kentucky, an effort that met vehement opposition from local incumbent providers AT&T and Comcast. AT&T and Comcast have sued Nashville for passing new […]


Telecommunications

Windstream says Verizon’s XO acquisition will increase ILEC pricing for wholesale Ethernet services

October 28, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

Windstream said Verizon’s acquisition of XO will give the telco and other large ILECs a more favorable position in the Ethernet market, resulting in higher prices for wholesale customers. While Windstream is increasingly expanding its own fiber networks to serve […]


Infrastructure, Telecommunications

Frontier, UGI Utilities settle pole attachment dispute

October 17, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

Frontier’s Commonwealth Telephone Company subsidiary in Pennsylvania and UGI Utilities have settled their utility pole attachment dispute and have asked the FCC dismiss the complaint (PDF) against the utility. By reaching an agreement, Frontier Communications and UGI said in an […]


Infrastructure, Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

San Diego buys Nokia’s IP/MPLS and packet microwave technology as vendor expands beyond traditional telcos

July 13, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

The city of San Diego said it purchased Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) and packet microwave radio technology to backhaul the P25 digital trunked radio system for its public-safety communications. “Municipal communications networks, particularly in large cities like […]


Infrastructure, Public Institutions, Telecommunications

Digital enablers for the future utility distribution business: pinpointing where digital can deliver the greatest benefits

July 13, 2016

Via: Accenture Utilities Blog

In recent months, we’ve been increasing involved in more conversations about the future role of digital in electricity distribution businesses. And there is a growing tendency for the term “digital” to be applied as a vague mantra rather than as […]


Infrastructure, Miscellaneous, Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

Google Fiber to challenge Verizon, AT&T, others as it enters business services segment

July 12, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced it will begin selling internet service to businesses, a move that will widen the company’s battle against entrenched telco companies like AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) that also sell internet services to business […]