Posts tagged with: small

Small wireless carriers feel squeezed on multiple fronts

Leaders from some smaller wireless carriers expressed dissatisfaction and concern about several aspects of their business at this week’s CCA Annual Convention in Phoenix. They’re concerned that digital-divide money will all go toward fiber, that Universal Service Funds (USF) are drying...

T-Mobile entices small businesses with FWA and Facebook marketing

T-Mobile executives have been saying the company plans to make a big push into the small- and medium-sized business market. Today the company said that big push will begin on June 1 when it begins offering three new services for...

Nokia to deploy indoor small cells for South Korea’s LG Uplus

South Korea’s LG Uplus plans to deploy Nokia indoor small cells for expanded 5G coverage. Under an agreement announced Monday, the mobile operator will use gear from Nokia’s AirScale Indoor systems at locations across the country, including places like shopping...

C-band positive for small cells too: Crown Castle

While initial deployments of C-band spectrum in the U.S. are largely expected to happen on macro tower sites, Crown Castle expects small cells to come into play eventually as well, in part because the higher frequency band has shorter signal...

Comcast CEO hints at mobile service for small business customers

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts hinted this week about plans to soon offer small business customers wireless service. Currently Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile service is available to the company’s consumer broadband customers, with an MVNO relationship that allows subscribers to ride on...

Crown Castle inks 15K small cell deal with Verizon

Crown Castle secured a deal with Verizon for 15,000 new small cells, while T-Mobile cancelled thousands of sites planned for Sprint. The lease agreement with Verizon, announced Wednesday, calls for 15,000 small cells over four years to help build out...

Verizon first to use Samsung’s new indoor 5G mmWave small cell

Samsung today unveiled its indoor 5G millimeter wave small cell that Verizon plans to deploy later this year. Last week Verizon said lab trials were underway with Samsung to test the product, along with field tests of an in-building 5G...

SCF: 68% of small cells will be enterprise by 2026

Enterprise is poised to account for a lion’s share of small cells deployed over the next several years, making up 68% of the total installed base by 2026, according to a Market Status Report by the Small Cell Forum (SCF)....