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The cost of 5G in Europe

The potential benefits of 5G are enormous, but so are the costs MNOs are facing for rollout.

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FCC Takes Steps to Accelerate Wireline and Wireless Broadband Deployment

FCC Takes Steps to Accelerate Wireline and Wireless Broadband Deployment

Learn more about “one-touch make-ready” (OTMR).

MD7 Initiates Landlord Management for Vodafone Germany

MD7 Initiates Landlord Management for Vodafone Germany

Md7 establishes landlord management services for Vodafone Germany.  

Md7 Blog ISO 9001:2015

Md7 Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Md7 is to ISO 9001:2015.

Integrity – Personal and System

Integrity – Personal and System

We recently asked several of the Md7 team members which of our six Core Values is their favorite.  We got a variety of answers, but the most common was: “Integrity, because without it none of the other five core values matter.”   We are proud many of our employees think that way.   Jeff Krauel,…

Perfect Storm for Wireless Operators

The (Updated) Perfect Storm for Wireless Operators

In October of 2009, I forecasted on a now-defunct blog that our industry was approaching “The Perfect Storm for Wireless Operators.” I now offer an updated blog based on hindsight and the current state of the wireless industry.   In 2009 I wrote: Today in both Europe and North America, the wireless industry shows its…

Streamlining Small Cells Entitlements at the State Level

Streamlining Small Cells Entitlements at the State Level

At last week’s Connectivity Expo or “Connect (X)” show in Charlotte, North Carolina, panel moderators and audiences alike asked the tower companies and carriers whether they were looking for intervention by the Federal Communications Commission to help streamline the entitlement process for small cells at the federal level.  It might surprise you to hear that…

Düsseldorf, Germany

Md7 Opens Office in Düsseldorf, Germany

DUBLIN, IRELAND – May 8, 2018. Md7 announces the opening of a new office in Düsseldorf, Germany to expand its offering of Landlord Management services. The addition of the Düsseldorf office is the latest expansion of Md7 in its effort to innovate ways to better manage and optimize wireless real estate assets for customers worldwide.…

Connected City

Top Barriers for Small Cells

The United Kingdom based Small Cell Forum recently released their annual Small Cell Market Status Report which included a wealth of statistics and trends about the rapidly evolving deployments of small cells worldwide.  The report included a list of top barriers to small cell deployments as identified through a survey of 78 different mobile network…

FCC Takes Steps to Accelerate Wireline and Wireless Broadband Deployment

FCC Rule Changes Stir-up Dust

To be candid, I typically find panels that discuss regulatory updates at wireless conferences a bit dry.  However, I attended a good one two weeks ago at the South Wireless Summit in Nashville, Tennessee that discussed recent rule changes by the FCC.  The panel consisted of Marvin Webster of ECA, Woo Lim of Terracon and…