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    1. Small cell market consolidation continues as Corning buys SpiderCloud

      Small cell market consolidation continues as Corning buys SpiderCloud

      Corning Wednesday made official its rumored acquisition of enterprise small cell vendor SpiderCloud Wireless, a move initially reported by RCR Wireless News contributor Earl Lum, founder of ELJ Wireless Research LLC on July 12. While Corning did not disclose details of the deal, Lum, siting sources external to both companies, pegs the price in the $200 million to to $250 million range.

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    2. Optus Is Spending $1 Billion On Fixing Mobile Coverage Out In The Sticks

      Optus Is Spending $1 Billion On Fixing Mobile Coverage Out In The Sticks

      Tweet Image: iStock These days, Optus seems to spend most of its money on content deals — but it's also investing in network infrastructure for the people that need it the most. Optus will build 500 new mobile sites out across rural regional parts of Australia, will upgrade 1800 sites from 3G to 4G, and will boost existing sites with better 4G and small cell satellite coverage at a cost of $1 billion — the largest regional investment in its 25 year history as a company.

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    1. A plenary with a difference - Partner Day in Atlanta

      Ahead of our summer meeting in Atlanta later this month, Chair David Orloff explains why this is a plenary with a difference.

      It’s only a few weeks until our summer plenary meeting in Atlanta on 26-27 July, and I’m particularly excited about this one. This will be a plenary with a difference, because it will bring together a wide range of our partner organizations to form a collective front in pushing the industry forward to hyperdense networks, cellular-everywhere and 5G

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    2. US president lends support to address small cell siting challenges

      US president lends support to address small cell siting challenges

      The issues of small cell siting are grabbing attention all the way up to the White House.

      President Donald Trump received a briefing from mobile operator CEOs last week, and was told that the complexities of getting site approval could be a barrier to US dreams of 5G leadership. He pledged to support measures to streamline the process, some of which are already being pushed by the FCC in its recent, but hotly debated, proposals. 

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