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  A few decades ago, landlines were available in the vast majority of homes in the United States. The same cannot be said today, as the ailing landline industry has been steadily declining over the past decade. It might seem as though smartphones are the obvious...

The Future of Mobile Networking In a society where smartphones are becoming increasingly common and the demand for constant internet access is rising, it should come as no surprise that there is a push for faster and more efficient network options. After all, while it is...

GIS A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed for the collection, analysis, and management of geographical or spatial data. GIS applications can be used to present data as information using a variety of different methods, processes, and technologies. GIS is used in a wide...

Fiber optic networks are vital telecommunication infrastructure for broadband networks. Fiber networks are a vital infrastructure for economic opportunity, growth, and connectivity for millions of commercial and residential consumers. Fiber networks are also key to future 5G wireless deployment, as well as developing smart cities around...

Disruption to telecommunications infrastructures can be the difference between life and death during disaster recovery. One of the first and immediate impacts of any natural disaster is the collapse of communications infrastructures. Standard cell or landline telecommunications infrastructures are likely to be knocked out, causing disruption...

Smart cities need reliable networks to connect to the internet to make optimal use of all the data available from a range of sensors. Smart cities aim to improve a city by increasing efficiencies, reducing costs, and enhancing the quality of life for the citizens who live...

The Internet of Things, also known as IoT, broadly refers to anything and everything connected to the internet. IoT is increasingly being used to denote the ability to use closed private internet connections to control any device. This includes machines you might not necessarily think of...

5G is the fifth generation of mobile networks and wireless systems, setting the next standard of wireless technologies beyond 4G.  The “G” in 3G and 4G stands for "generation." Although ITU, the United Nation’s “specialized agency for information and communication technologies,” states that no standard has yet...

  What are smart cities? There is no single, agreed-upon definition of smart cities - the term means different things to different people, depending on their location and their priorities. A smart city initiative could mean a top-down, citywide program or a business as small as a local...

by Sarah Pereau | GeoTel Marketing Coordinator | 09 Aug 2017 AT&T ranked as the top fiber carrier with the largest presence of commercial fiber lit buildings in the U.S. Vertical Systems Group (VSG) has listed AT&T as the top fiber carrier with the largest presence of on-net fiber...