The FCC wants to improve cell network resiliency during natural disasters as well as its own communications reporting system. That’s why the Commissioners voted 4-0 on Thursday to adopt a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on these topics as well as strategies to mitigate the effect of power outages on communications […]

The Tower Rodeo Challenge, aka the TRX Championships, will ride again in Phoenix, December 3-4, but bigger and better, according to Rodeo founder Kathy Gill. As President of Tower Safety, Gill holds the event, comprised of eight challenges, at her tower safety training facility. She told Inside Towers some of the […]

There’s not a lot of talk about the third generation of cellular technology these days, what with 5G being all the rage. After all, 3G technology has passed two decades of use, which is pretty old for a wireless protocol. But there are still plenty of devices out there using […]

Millimeter Wave 5G users were able to consume 4.5 times more data compared with 4G, and 2.4 times more than other types of 5G using sub-6 GHz spectrum bands, according to an analysis of data traffic during the month of July issued Wednesday by Opensignal. Meanwhile, labs continue to achieve […]

When will the infrastructure bill get passed by Congress and enacted? And when could telecoms start to see some of the $65 billion in available broadband deployment grants from the legislation? These were two big questions on-deck Wednesday that former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell, now a partner at the Cooley […]

Cities and urban counties across the U.S. are raising concerns that a recent rule from President Joe Biden’s administration could preclude them from tapping into $350 billion of coronavirus relief aid. More than $65 billion towards his goal of affordable broadband for every individual is included in his American Rescue […]

An AT&T tower in Mt. Olive, MS was damaged by an explosive device planted at the site, according to authorities. A Mississippi man, Victor Schexnayder, 48, of Prentiss, was arrested in connection with the incident by Jefferson Davis County deputies, according to MagnoliaStateLive. The amount of damage was not disclosed. […]

Betacom has national openings for the following positions: Tower Technician I, II, III, IV. To apply, visit here.  The post Betacom is Hiring appeared first on Inside Towers. Source link

There are 475 submarine cables crisscrossing the world’s oceans under thousands of fathoms of water. While out of sight, these data pathways, which carry 95 percent of the world’s internet traffic, should not be out of mind. They face increasing security threats that have global implications, according to a new […]

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