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8 Technology MEGATRENDS for 2018

It’s never too early to look ahead and see the forest through the trees.  Upon rejoined the consulting world 6 months ago, I have been exposed to a whirlwind of information about new and emerging technology in the telecom sector.  Below are the eight technology megatrends that have captured my attention.  I define a MegaTrend as a long term, macro trend that drives permanent changes in customer experience, service delivery, and network infrastructure.  So, without further ado… 8 MegaTrends…

FirstNet Network Puzzle Solved!

Having spent almost all of 2013 as the network procurement lead at FirstNet, I became both an avid supporter of the FirstNet mission and humbled by the complex environment in which FirstNet must succeed.  With almost a year to reflect on the situation and assessing emerging technologies, I am ready to provide the Dolislager Plan for FirstNet. Let’s start with the problem.  How does FirstNet quickly provide a nationwide, interoperable, self-sustaining wireless network with its only…

A Bold Small Cell Prediction

For the third year in a row, it looks like next year will be “the year” for small cells.  That is not to say that small cells are not being deployed now.  There has been a proliferation of small cell applications like DAS, oDAS, and femto cells for years now.  What we have not seen is a deliberate use by wireless carriers of small cells as a substitute for macro cell sites. What is holding the…