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1. FairPoint Communications to Provide Maine with a Statewide Next Generation 9-1-1 System.
Seventy percent of 9-1-1 calls are from wireless callers. Couple that with the increase in VoIP phone services and it’s obvious that fixing a phone number with a specific location doesn’t happen with the majority of emergency calls anymore. The Next Generation 9-1-1 Initiative is looking to incorporate these new technical capabilities with existing PSAPs. Click Here do find out how FairPoint is planning to provide Maine with a Next Generation 9-1-1 System.
2. Why We Need More Fiber: Push Is On For Fiber To The Cell Site
Every wireless signal must eventually find a wire – and as wireless data fills the airwaves, transport carriers are racing to connect cell sites with fiber. New opportunities for fiber-based transport carriers arise as the support for the explosion of mobile data.
3. Finance, Airlines, and Telecom Prove Most ‘Socially Devoted’ Industries on Twitter
The Telecom Industry is tuning in to what customers are saying to them and about them on social media. The industries increasing improvement in brand responsiveness puts them in the line of top industries that are devoted to their social strategies.
4. Study: Wi-Fi more cost effective than small cells
A study released earlier this year by mobile analytics vendor Mobidia Technology and analyst firm Informa showed that smartphone users rely on Wi-Fi for their primary data connection but rarely turn to managed, public hotspots, favoring instead private or unmanaged, self-provisioned public Wi-Fi hotspots.
5. America is Lagging in Global Broadband Because of Antiquated Infrastructure
From Gigabit Cities to National Broadband Networks, innovators continue to move the needle towards new broadband technologies. But has the discussion moved away from the long awaited voluntary incentive auctions of spectrum and more towards cutting edge technologies that one day could make our communications systems move faster than the speed of light?