Archives for: May 11th, 2021

Small cells cool off while midband 5G buildouts begin

AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are all working to put their new midband spectrum licenses to use in 5G. And much of that work appears to involve upgrades to their existing 5G radios on top of their existing macro cell towers, and not necessarily adding more small cells to their network footprints, at least at first.

Q&A: What’s Next for 5G?

As 5G becomes a reality, there are still plenty of questions. ExteNet Systems Vice President and CTO Tormod Larsen answered a few of these questions in a recent discussion with IndustryWeek. As a shared infrastructure provider, ExteNet plays a meaningful role with the carriers, property owners, enterprises, cities and communities in delivering 5G advanced connectivity […]

NYC OKs 9 Providers to Expand 5G Coverage

New Yorkers can expect to see metal boxes start to proliferate just above their heads as the city announced ten new franchise agreements (covering nine companies) for providers to install 5G equipment on city-owned street light poles and traffic lights, as well as some privately owned utility poles.