Dec 14, 2015
Low-quality cable accessories and structural elements can threaten the performance and reliability of wireless networks. They might be less expensive but can also be less reliable over time. Substandard products ultimately perform poorly in the field and can lead to network performance problems in ways that aren’t initially obvious. Jeff Epstein explains more and provides examples in today’s blog post.
Jul 13, 2015
The most common source of the performance-degrading interference called passive intermodulation (PIM) is poor installation. That’s what CommScope’s Site Solutions and Services team has discovered over the years while performing audits of existing LTE sites. Installation errors are often related to improper connections that create PIM-generating problems. See today’s blog post by Mike Fabbri for more information and a link to the LTE Best Practices ebook.
Jun 30, 2015
Many factors in the wireless infrastructure industry make equipment platforms popular for supporting the radio equipment at the bottom of the tower. Steel equipment platforms offer many advantages over concrete. The biggest is speed of deployment. Read today’s blog post by Dale Heath for more information.
Sep 2, 2014
After a long weekend in the U.S., many people are thinking about the problem of putting on too much weight. Did you know that wireless towers can pack on too many pounds, as well? In today’s blog post, Philip Sorrells outlines the four reasons why weight and wind load are important to consider for wireless towers. You can learn more by accessing the new white paper, “Technical Keys to Successful Network Modernization: Weight and Wind Load.”