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  • AT&T's Smith: We can control small cell deployment costs in our wireline footprint

    AT&T is building out its own small cell network in locations where it also operates a fiber network, an effort the carrier said will help it better understand the small cell opportunity and the costs associated with deployments. AT&T for years has been deploying small cells to improve the coverage, speed and reliability of its wireless network.

CS&L's Tower Cloud purchase enhances exposure to Tier 1 wireless operators

Communications Sales & Leasing is buying Tower Cloud for $230 million in cash and stock, giving it a set of dark fiber and turnkey small cell services to further its appeal with Tier 1 wireless operators.

CommScope well-positioned to take advantage of fiber growth, analysts say

CommScope is garnering interest from analysts in the wake of its acquisition of TE Connectivity's Broadband Network Services (BNS) assets, which may put it in a stronger position to take advantage of the fiber business that will be driven by the growth of wireless data.

AT&T's Smith: We can control small cell deployment costs in our wireline footprint

AT&T is building out its own small cell network in locations where it also operates a fiber network, an effort the carrier said will help it better understand the small cell opportunity and the costs associated with deployments. AT&T for years has been deploying small cells to improve the coverage, speed and reliability of its wireless network.

U.S. Cellular hit with FCC citation for tower violations

U.S. Cellular is in hot water with the FCC over a pair of cell tower violations in two different states.

Comcast kicking the tires on iControl purchase, report says

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is contemplating a joint purchase of one of its key home automation vendors, iControl. According to Medium, Comcast may purchase a piece of the iControl, which supplies...
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