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The Path to 5G

As 4G/LTE supplanted 3G on our devices as the network of choice, 5G will have a similar impact on individuals and economies around the world.

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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…

Opening Reception at Wireless West Conference 2018 LA rooftop pool

Opening Reception at Wireless West Conference 2018

Please be our guest at the Wireless West Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

Opening Reception at Wireless West Conference 2018

Wireless West Opening Night

By: Lynn Whitcher, General Counsel April 10 – 12, 2018, J.W. Marriott, Los Angeles The third annual Wireless West Conference is just around the corner, and we are excited the show will be in our backyard, downtown Los Angeles – or “DTLA” as locals like myself call it.  Over 500 industry professionals are expected to…

Why do we need small cells?

Why do we need small cells? (Updated)

Explaining Small Cells to New Community – Part 2 In an initial post about explaining small cells to a new community, we commented that one should “keep it simple when trying to answer a community’s or jurisdiction’s initial question – What is a small cell?” Once you have answered that question, the next question that…

Small Cell on Light Pole

Why Small Cells Matter

In an era where roughly 77% of adults in the United States now own a smartphone, to say that network capacity is critical is something of an understatement. This is before you begin to think about the Internet of Things and the impending data explosion that it’s about to bring with it – there will…

Connected City

Disrupt or be Disrupted

Md7 is Committed to Innovation As we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the founding of Md7, we cannot rest on our laurels.  Md7 has no choice – we must continue to innovate.  The wireless industry is changing – quickly!   The advent of small cells, the evolution to 5G, the demand for fiber, 100+ percent…

Md7 Rubik Cube Solving the Small Cell Puzzle

Solving the Small Cell Puzzle

By Brian Mackey, Md7 Land Use Your RF engineer wants a small cell on this utility pole. Your construction manager prefers that streetlight pole. The City Planner says neither pole is acceptable and asks you to move the site 1/4 mile down the road, away from nearby houses. How do you please everyone? Our Land…