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Preparing Your Staff for FCC Small Cell Regulations

If you have been reading our latest blog series on small cell attachments and the FCC’s Third Report and Order, then you know that the small cell revolution is on its way. In fact, for some companies the revolution is already here. Deployment is...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 08.13.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

What the FCC’s Small Cell Ruling Means for Telecoms and Broadband

 

When the FCC issued its Third Report and Order on small cell attachments last September, wireless telecommunications companies were given more opportunity to deploy their services.

The FCC’s intent, as explained in a report that accompanied the...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.30.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

What the FCC’s Small Cell Ruling Means for Municipalities

The new restrictions, requirements, and obligations in the FCC’s Third Order and Report on small cell wireless deployment represent a major change for many municipalities nationwide. The order limits the fees cities are allowed to charge wireless...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.16.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Playing by the FCC Small Cell Rules: Fees and Restrictions

 

The FCC’s Third Report and Order on small cell wireless deployment was issued in September 2018. The goal of the Order is to remove any blocks that prevent the rollout of 5G.

A major obstacle the FCC identified is the cost of deployment. The...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.2.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Playing by the FCC Small Cell Rules: Timelines

The FCC’s Small Cell Third Report and Order, is all about speed. The Third Report and Order regulates deployment of small cell wireless facilities and the purpose of the FCC rules is to install small cell infrastructure quickly across the nation....

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 06.18.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

The FCC Small Cell Order: Everything You Need to Know (Part 2)

The September 2018 Third Report and Order was designed to speed up deployment of small cell wireless infrastructure across the nation, and the FCC delivered their list of regulations.

Many governments and joint use parties are preparing for the...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 05.28.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

The FCC Small Cell Order: Everything You Need to Know (Part 1)

The race to roll out 5G wireless broadband service is under way in the United States.

In September 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an order that sets requirements for joint use parties who work with the infrastructure...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 05.14.2019

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Small Cell Technology: Today’s Top Joint Use Challenge

Endless demand for wireless data and recent advances in technology is setting the stage for the future: the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). These developments depend on the infrastructure and support of the next...
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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 09.4.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Small Cell Backhaul Requirements for Telecommunications

Businesses are in a rush to get small cell wireless attachments deployed. Competitors are entering the field and practically racing to the utility poles and other infrastructure anticipating the rollout of next generation wireless technology. ...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 08.21.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

6 Ways Small Cell Will Impact the Future

Several years ago, buzz began about the incoming mass deployment of small cell attachments.

Until 2017, deployment has been lagging. So far in 2018, it appears that deployment will continue to move into high gear.

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 08.14.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

5 Ways Small Cell Wireless is Changing Connectivity

For wireless consumers, small cell wireless promises ultra-fast connections, stronger signals, and exciting new technology and services. However, for asset owners and joint use professionals, managing the deployment of small cell equipment can...
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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 08.7.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Small Cell Towers and the FCC

The joint use industry is responding to the explosion of small cell growth, but without the structure of formal guidelines from either the industry or the federal government.

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.31.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

What DAS and Small Cell Attachers Want to Know About Your Assets

We interviewed Dianne Costello, Product Manager of Managed Services and Client Training, at Alden. We asked what small cell attachers should know about utility poles, street lights, traffic lights, and other assets.

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.24.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

4 Ways to Streamline Joint Use Processes for Small Cell Deployment

One of our clients recently mentioned that within just a few weeks, their joint use department went from having five small cell attachment requests to thirty. This rapid increase in attachment permits is coming for everyone. One way that...
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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.17.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

How Power Utilities are Managing the Explosion of Small Cell Installations

Small cell is bringing big changes to joint use departments of electric utilities, telecommunications and broadband providers. These companies are facing an exploding interest from wireless carriers to attach small cell equipment to their...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 07.10.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

Small Cell Architecture 101

Utility poles offer the necessary power and connectivity that is vital for small cell deployment. Providers will likely continue to increase permitting requests for small cell attachments, and pole owners may struggle to handle the number of...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 06.26.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

The Future of Small Cell Sites for Telecoms

In the next few years, communications companies will deploy thousands of antenna systems to fuel next-generation 5G. The 5G broadband system will support connections for artificial intelligence.

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 06.19.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

DAS vs. Small Cell: 7 Ways They are Different

Cell phone signals have become much more reliable in the last few years. Making calls from your office, home, or school typically presents few problems. However, try to upload a video or stream music while out and about, and your mobile...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 06.12.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

What are Small Cell Attachments? Introduction for Joint Use Owners

Nationwide, utilities and other asset owners are seeing an influx of inquiries and permitting applications for small cell. Today, there are nearly 2.8 million small cell units deployed globally. By 2025, that number is predicted to reach 70.2...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 06.5.2018

Topics: Small Cell Technology

The Rise of Distributed Antenna Systems: The Impact on Joint Use Assets

Distributed antenna systems (DAS) were the original small cells. First used more than 30 years ago, DAS began as a solution to provide wireless coverage in areas where there was none. Today’s DAS networks help fill in holes where wireless...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 04.24.2018

Topics: Joint Use Asset Management, Small Cell Technology

Small Cell Attachments Pave the Way for 5G Wireless

The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in a new era of connected homes, smart appliances,  and other developments beyond our imagination. Technology companies and government organizations are working to enable the necessary infrastructure for...

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Mary Ashley Canevaro
. 04.17.2018

Topics: Joint Use Asset Management, Small Cell Technology

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