Concert Expands Nationwide 24-Hour Emergency Connectivity Service ProgramConcert Technologies Preparedness Initiatives for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)Verizon Demos LTE Carrier Aggregation on CBRS Spectrum1.4 billion 5G connections predicted for 2025T-Mobile Lights Up World’s First 600 MHz LTE NetworkVerizon Brings its Virtual Network Services to the Amazon Web Services CloudBICSI Updates Registered Telecommunications Project Management RTPM ProgramChinese government sets up committee to watch over Apple’s new iCloud data centerFCC Looking Into Use of 900 MHz Band for Broadband, IoTMassachusetts Ditches Plan for Commuter WiFi After Pole ComplaintsHow innovation accelerators will drive global ICT growthHow Wi-Fi could get a boost from Li-Fi

Concert Expands Nationwide 24-Hour Emergency Connectivity Service Program

Concert Technologies would like to inform any organization who is experiencing connectivity issues that we have expanded our Nationwide 24-Hour Emergency Connectivity Services to ensure immediate remediation efforts are available to companies who depend on the internet for their day-to-day operations. • Concert Technologies manages over 55,000 technicians in every ZIP code across the USA…
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Concert Technologies Preparedness Initiatives for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Concert Technologies takes a broad approach to business continuity, including ensuring the proper mitigation strategies are in place to protect against the potential impacts of a wide-spread risk situation. In response to the increase in Coronavirus COVID-19 cases both inside the United States and globally, Concert Technologies has reviewed our internal risk assessment procedures, including…
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Verizon Demos LTE Carrier Aggregation on CBRS Spectrum

Verizon might be one of many pushing for rule changes in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band, but the carrier isn’t stalling its work with those airwaves while that debate plays out. "The carrier on Monday said it achieved the first ever use of CBRS band 48 spectrum in an LTE-Advanced demonstration of carrier aggregation working…
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1.4 billion 5G connections predicted for 2025

Thursday, August 24, 2017. Juniper Research predicts there will be one million 5G connections in 2019, which will then grow at annual growth rate of 232% Natalie Bannerman goes on to report, "China Unicom and Ericsson has commercial deployed China’s first Gigabit LTE network, allowing customers to access high-speed mobile broadband services. The first phase…
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T-Mobile Lights Up World’s First 600 MHz LTE Network

Bellevue, Washington — August 16, 2017 —  T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it has begun lighting up its new 600 MHz LTE network — leveraging the massive haul of super-premium low-band spectrum won in the government broadcast incentive auction concluded earlier this year. The announcement comes only two months after the Un-carrier received its spectrum licenses from the FCC. T-Mobile’s…
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BICSI Updates Registered Telecommunications Project Management RTPM Program

New and updated RTPM curriculum developed to meet growing industry demands for telecommunications project management professionals NEWS PROVIDED BY BICSI TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BICSI, the association advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community, releases its newly revised Registered Telecommunications Project Management (RTPM) Program. The role of an effective project manager…
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FCC Looking Into Use of 900 MHz Band for Broadband, IoT

The Federal Communications Commission is continuing its quest to open up as much spectrum as possible for mobile broadband with a new Notice of Inquiry examining the 900 MHz band. Diana Goovaerts, Editor at Wireless Week continues to report, "With the NOI, the FCC is looking for more information on three potential new approaches to…
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Massachusetts Ditches Plan for Commuter WiFi After Pole Complaints

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority last week announced it is ditching a plan to expand WiFi access across all its commuter rail lines after residents expressed concern about the monopoles that would be used to provide connectivity. According to Boston news station WCVB, locals and lawmakers were worried about the height of the proposed poles.…
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How innovation accelerators will drive global ICT growth

Emerging technologies, such as IoT, robotics, and augmented reality or virtual reality (AR/VR), will drive the next wave of growth in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, increasing the overall opportunity to $5.5 trillion by 2020, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). David H Deans, of Cloud Computing, goes…
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How Wi-Fi could get a boost from Li-Fi

Li-Fi could turn LED light bulbs into network access points. Andy Patrizio, of Network World reports, "Wi-Fi has had an enormous impact on mobile computing use, enabling employees to access corporate networks from anywhere and turning coffee shops into offices for independent workers. It also has its shortcomings, which is where a new standard, Li-Fi,…
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