Omnitron Systems introduces a new CWDM/X multiplexer; HetNet investments will scale to $13B in 2016

Installer news from across the web:

> Omnitron Systems Technology's iConverter Multimode CWDM/X multiplexer is available with 4 or 8 channels and supports protocols including Ethernet, Fiber Channel, and SDH/SONET. Release

> Consistency in nationwide public safety networks is critical. Distributed antenna systems require attention to prevent near-far interference with in-building wireless. Agl Magazine article

> HetNet market investments will account for nearly $13 billion by the end of 2016. Release

> The IEEE recently ratified the 25G/40GBASE-T specifications, which were developed by the IEEE 802.3bq 25G/40GBASE-T Task Force. Cabling Installation & Maintenance article

> Ericsson has acquired Spain-based Abentel, a move that enhances its end-to-end fiber services offering. Release

Cable News
> The Dolan family is buying a majority stake in publishing company Newsday back from Altice USA. Article

> The NCTA once again sharply criticized an FCC proposal to impose new privacy regulations on internet service providers. Article

Online Video News
> Online media startups are increasingly looking like the new darlings of the investment world: Four content-focused companies, including All Def Digital, Thoughtful Media Group, Kin Community and Woven Digital have received a combined $56 million in funding in just the past week. Article

Telecom News
> Windstream's Chief Technology Officer Randy Nicklas has left the telco, and his duties will be assumed by three other company executives. Article

> Zayo Group's ongoing network buildout via acquisitions and organic builds, intended to satisfy its growing customer base, will also enable it to grow its top line annual revenue, said Wells Fargo in a research report. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint has quietly killed its Samsung Galaxy Forever offering just a few months after launching the upgrade program. Article

> Samsung said it expects to report roughly $7 billion in operating profit during the second quarter of 2016 off $43 billion in revenue. Article

And finally … The top 5 challenges of placing a cell site and how concealment helps. Agl Magazine article