AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Embrace Drones

2018-09-10T04:53:14+00:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

Will future growth in non-military drone use come mostly from hobbyists and event planners? This is not likely. Wireless companies are already finding ways to leverage the capabilities of these small aircraft. AT&T and T-Mobile are using drones to perform aerial inspections of their cell towers. By using drones, these companies are able to conduct inspections in a more safe manner. They can also access [...]

“Smart City” Growth from Coast to Coast

2018-09-13T04:33:06+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

The wireless industry is clearly investing in the "smart city" concept according to FierceWireless. Both Verizon and AT&T have teams dedicated to increasing dialogue between wireless players and city officials, with the goal of installing new technologies in metro areas that proponents say will make city life safer and more efficient. Gartner, Inc. estimates that [...]

Huawei Has Made Headway in the U.S.

2014-05-08T09:00:31+00:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

China’s Huawei has faced difficulties in the U.S. network equipment market, but it has established a presence. In 2012, a report by the U.S. government identified Huawei as a potential security threat that could serve as an indirect pathway for Chinese espionage. Although the Chinese company has faced a roadblock with Tier 1 U.S. carriers [...]