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by Sarah Pereau | 18 Apr 2018 Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International) has confirmed plans to invest $52 million into building a new data center in Virginia. ACA International, an international telecommunications network consultancy firm, plans on building the new facility by late 2019. The facility...

GeoTel Communications, LLC recently invested in the Orlando Economic Partnership, which is dedicated to enhancing Central Florida's global reach. GeoTel Communications is proud to invest in an organization whose initiatives are dedicated to our great community and creating an environment where businesses can thrive. ...

by Sarah Pereau | 11 Apr 2018 New York City will be a wireless testbed, home to a research platform deployed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance wireless technologies beyond current capabilities. Many major wireless carriers have already made plans to roll out 5G services...

by Sarah Pereau | 4 Apr 2018 Zayo has been selected by a major wireless carrier to expand mobile infrastructure, connecting “thousands of macro towers” to the carrier’s FTTT network. According to Zayo, the expansion will span “30 markets across 21 states.” This contract is Zayo’s largest mobile...

by Sarah Pereau | 27 Mar 2018 AT&T just announced the launch of the dedicated network core for FirstNet, giving first responders access to their own specialized broadband network and communications system. FirstNet is the first and only network of its kind, offering first responders their own...

by Sarah Pereau | 23 Mar 2018 KT Corporation (“KT”), a South Korean telecommunications company, has confirmed that they will be launching a commercial 5G network in early 2019. KT had demonstrated its 5G capabilities to visitors at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. KT joins carriers...

by Sarah Pereau | 21 Mar 2018 Subsea cables provide a link for 99% of international networking and communications around the world. Over the past year, tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have announced plans to build new subsea cables in the upcoming year. Google...

by Sarah Pereau | 12 Mar 2018 Bristol, United Kingdom won the Smart City Award at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in February 2018. Bristol has been leading smart city development in the United Kingdom since 2016. This year, the city’s efforts in smart city...

by Sarah Pereau | 02 Mar 2018 Esri, a leading geographic information system and spatial analytics company, recently announced their acquisition of ClearTerra. ClearTerra is a geospatial and “activity-based intelligence” company that had already been partners with Esri for several years. The ClearTerra acquisition will provide users...

by Sarah Pereau | 20 Feb 2018 Mapping and spatial analytics firm, Esri, has created stories mapping the 2018 Winter Olympics using data in a geographic information system (GIS). According to Esri, a geographic information system is a platform used to gather, map, and analyze data and...