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New York City launches $10M broadband project targeting public housing

Bill de Blasio, New York City's mayor, said it will invest up to $10 million to deliver free broadband service to over 16,000 residents living in five public housing developments in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.

iRis Networks to add 897 fiber miles in Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Memphis

iRis Networks, a middle mile provider that serves 250 rural communities in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama, is going to build three new key fiber routes totaling 897 new miles.

Nokia promises industry-first LTE Advanced and Advanced Pro demonstrations at MWC

Nokia pledged to showcase industry-first LTE Advanced and LTE Advanced Pro innovations that improve the capacity of TD- and FDD-LTE networks at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress.

EMEA proves Ericsson's most lucrative market for small cell Radio Dot system

New sales figures from Ericsson show that Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has been the most lucrative market for its small cell Radio Dot System to date, as the vendor announced it has hit a milestone of 100 operator customers for the system.

Google argues for 'lightly licensed' and unlicensed approaches for shared spectrum

Google wants the FCC to allow expanded use of millimeter wave spectrum on a lightly licensed or unlicensed basis and use sharing technologies to manage different types of users.

Qualcomm gets permission to test LTE-U at two Verizon sites

The FCC granted a special temporary authority (STA) to Qualcomm Technologies to conduct "very small scale performance evaluation" tests of LTE-U equipment at two Verizon sites in Oklahoma City, Okla., and Raleigh, N.C.

Google tells FCC its balloon-based wireless tests in the E-band are safe

Google filed documents with the FCC this week claiming that its planned tests of a balloon-based wireless communications system pose no health or environmental risks and won't interfere with other users in the E-band.

Small cell backhaul to contribute 25% of backhaul transport revenue by 2020

With wireless operators like Sprint and Verizon moving forward with their respective small cell plans, a new Dell'Oro Group report has forecast that small cell backhaul will contribute about 25 percent of mobile backhaul transport revenue by 2020.

Bell Canada employs Nokia's XRS to support terabit-speed metro network

Bell Canada is taking the terabit-speed plunge by deploying Nokia's 7950 XRS core router in order to support growing demand for digital content across its wireline and wireless networks.

Crown Castle increases 2016 financial guidance, analyst sees 'validation' of tower business model

Crown Castle posted relatively solid quarterly earnings and bumped its guidance for 2016, capping what had been a nervous couple of weeks for investors in light of reports of a major network transition by Sprint.