Predictions for 2019 and beyond from the FierceWireless Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit

“2019 will be the most interesting year in this industry that we’ve seen in a long time.” If you were at the FierceWireless NextGen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, Texas last week, you know that big changes are coming. After a packed day of insights on the state of telecommunications infrastructure today, the evening’s dinner featured a panel of industry analysts offering their predictions on the future of the industry. The panelists included: Mike Dano, Editor-in-Chief, FierceWireless Iain Gillott, President, iGR Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director Analyst, Mobile Ecosystem Joe Madden, …

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Fullerton partners with Sitetracker to efficiently and dynamically manage project workflows

This week, Sitetracker is announcing a partnership with Fullerton who will be using the  Sitetracker Platform to efficiently and dynamically manage project workflows. They will reduce the time spent gathering data and creating reports, compress project timelines, and more efficiently track and manage projects. For over 20 years, Fullerton has provided wireless and wireline service providers with superior engineering and site development solutions for all generations of telecommunications technologies. Their team of engineers, project managers, site acquisition specialists, construction managers, and designers have successfully participated in the design and analysis …

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PROJECTS are LIFE: Walter A. Nesbeth III

When you start a project, you can go in one of two directions: you can build the tower of Babel or you can find yourself the Rosetta Stone. — Walter A. Nesbeth III, Project Manager at a Tier 1 Mobile Network Operator About Walter A Nesbeth III Walter reckons that there’s really only one way to complete a project successfully, and that’s to make sure everyone is speaking the same language. His projects have spanned network design, marketing, IT, and construction, and he regularly collaborates with 15 to 20 people …

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The new era of network densification requires operational excellence

Explosive growth in mobile data traffic means companies must make an important choice about their operations. According to the latest Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, mobile data traffic has been growing 60% to 100% per year and total traffic will increase sevenfold by 2021 from 2016 levels. Growth in network traffic is straining capacity and driving demand for network densification, resulting in an increase in the volume, velocity, and variety of projects and assets to be managed. Unfortunately, this is also happening at a time of …

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Mobility is an essential component of project management

Although consumers can stream movies, play games, and pay their bills on their smartphones, project managers and field technicians still spend time printing forms, affixing them to clipboards, and manually entering data at the end of long days. Operating like that creates a lot of extra work and untrustworthy data, reduces productivity, and hurts collaboration. Sitetracker is investing in the success of project management in the field. At Sitetracker we are constantly updating and improving our platform, which includes Sitetracker Mobile, based on industry needs. The Sitetracker Mobile app is …

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Progressing network densification to keep up with the demands of consumer data usage

Viva DAS Vegas We recently spent some time at the DAS & Small Cells Congress in Las Vegas. While we were there, I moderated a panel discussion on reconciling requirements of carriers and enterprise real estate to advance in-building wireless deployments in mid-sized buildings. Panelists included: Bryan Brooks, Vice President of Carrier and Wholesale Services at Pavlov Media S. Rusty Stone, Telecommunications/Tech Project Manager at Camden Property Trust Tim Moynihan, Vice President of Marketing at SOLiD We spoke about how mid-sized enterprise and venue stakeholders justify capital expenditure (CapEx) and …

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