I never tell lawyer jokes. While I would not describe myself as politically correct and I actually do find many lawyer jokes quite funny, my experience with lawyers in our […]
My old college roommate used to say, “if you want a sure winner, buy shares of Taco Bell, because Tommy eats there so much the profits are going through the […]
I have heard quite a few people complaining lately about their cellular coverage. Some claim it has gotten worse. While that is actually possible, it is probably unlikely. While I […]
Dongle. It is a funny little word that is difficult to say out loud without cracking a smile – try it. If you want to see a few videos of […]
After all the speculation, all the anticipation, it is official – Verizon has begun selling the CDMA iPhone in February. While I am a loyal Blackberry guy with no intention of switching, I must admit I am excited about the announcement. You see, if you listened closely around the time of the announcement, you may have heard the shot fired from the starting gun for the race for the next generation of wireless coverage. Actually it started long before that in the “war rooms” of each of the nationwide cellular operators but now the race is being run in public view – just watch one NFL football game for the ads they are running.
Video highlights from the AGL Regional Conference in San Francisco in December 2010.
RCR Interview of Tom Leddo, Md7 VP of Operations, at PCIA – The Evolution of Cell Site Leases
Md7 Secures $50 Million to Fund Cell Site Lease Prepayments See Press Release
The cellular industry has come a long way since then. The briefcase phone became the bag phone which evolved into the brick phone, then the flip-phone, the camera phone and now the smart-phone. Just as the handset has evolved so has the network – from analog to digital to 2.5G, to 3G… And cell sites have evolved too. From the first one at Soldier Field in Chicago and remote mountain top sites, to tall towers and the tallest building in town, to monopoles and lower roof-tops to light poles. Shelters at cell sites have become cabinets and even suit-cased sized boxes.
This past week I attended the CommNexus presentation called The Road to Long Term Evolution (LTE): The Next Generation of Wireless Technology featuring Tami Erwin, President – West Area for […]
From coast to coast, from Canada to Mexico and everywhere in between there is a real estate principle that always applies. You get a better deal if you have two […]
Quick shout-out to Phil Goldstein for his article posted here today on FierceWireless. Here is an excellent quote from it. “Coverage vs. capacity: Cisco’s Visual Networking Index predicted earlier this year that […]
The best location for a cellular antenna isn’t always where you think it will be – especially in a rapidly evolving wireless network. A lot of cell site landlords claim […]
The wireless “dumb pipe” is inevitable. The iPhone is certainly accelerating its arrival and it is just a matter of time. The entire strategy of new wireless entrant LightSquared is […]
Bending Over Backwards For Our Customers. The mobile industry is tough. With only a handful of carriers each trying to parlay new customers out of a saturated and demanding marketplace, […]
Referred to as the “second plate” because as Rembrandt scholar Christopher White states, “it was, however, on this plate that he met his one and only technical disaster in a […]
Time for the Way Cellular Antenna Leases Are Negotiated to Change. The way cellular antenna leases are identified and negotiated is out-dated and has changed little since the cellular phone […]