Milestone Communications

Milestone Communications Milestone Communications is the leading developer of wireless towers in partnership with school and government landowners, enabling them to direct millions of dollars annually to educational and extracurricular budgets.

Founded in 2000, Milestone Communications is the leading developer of wireless towers in partnership with school and government landowners, enabling them to direct millions of dollars annually to educational and extracurricular budgets. Milestone solves network coverage priorities for the wireless industry efficiently and reliably by working closely with local communities to provide solutions that are aesthetically and functionally optimized for their environments. Milestone has developed and managed over 100 wireless towers over the last 15 years and currently manages more than 2,300 potential wireless infrastructure sites in the Mid-Atlantic region, the Carolinas and Florida.

The Governor of Virginia announced a proposal to spend $50 million on building universal broadband internet service in h...
12/21/2018
Virginia’s “21st Century Economy” Requires $50 Million for Universal Broadband | Inside Towers

The Governor of Virginia announced a proposal to spend $50 million on building universal broadband internet service in his upcoming budget, aimed at improving internet access across the Commonwealth.

#broadband #Virginia #internet

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a proposal to spend $50 million on building universal broadband internet service in his upcoming budget, aimed at improving internet access across the Commonwealth. State Scoop reported that The Virginia Telecommunications Initiative, or VATI, is a grant program...

Milestone has stacked the 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on the tower with roo...
12/20/2018
Beverly Manor Stacked - Milestone Communications

Milestone has stacked the 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The Augusta County Public Schools will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower. Click below for all photos.

#towernews #infrastructure #schoolrevenue #communications #tower #cell #network #ACPS

Beverly Manor Tower Is Stacked December 20, 2018 Milestone has stacked the 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The Augusta County Public Schools will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers loc...

Milestone has completed the foundation for the 120’ monopole located at Gar-Field Senior High School in Woodbridge, Vi...
12/17/2018
Gar-Field Foundation - Milestone Communications

Milestone has completed the foundation for the 120’ monopole located at Gar-Field Senior High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. T-Mobile will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. Prince William County Public Schools will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower. The monopole will be erected with assistance from Teltronic Towers.

#towernews #monopole #communication #schoolrevenue #Virginia #Woodbridge

Engineers at NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) completed performance certification lab testing of ...
12/14/2018
NTIA Marks Next Milestone Toward Spectrum Sharing in 3.5 GHz | Inside Towers

Engineers at NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) completed performance certification lab testing of Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) equipment. The sensors will help enable dynamic sharing in the 3.5 GHz band between U.S. Navy radars and Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) devices.

#towernews #telecommunication #USNavy #CBRS

Engineers at NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) completed performance certification lab testing of Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) equipment, NTIA said in a blog. The sensors will help enable dynamic sharing in the 3.5 GHz band between U.S. Navy radars and Citizens Broadb...

A cell site designer builds a LEGO cell site, complete with monopole.  After attempting to build a Cell tower using Auto...
12/12/2018
New Cell Tower Design

A cell site designer builds a LEGO cell site, complete with monopole. After attempting to build a Cell tower using AutoCad, they decided to use the Lego Digital Designer program and make the Lego Telecommunication Cell Site look close to a realistic site.

#cell #lego #monopole #design #cellsite #tower #telecommunications

After my first attempt at building a Cell tower using AutoCad and drawing my own Lego pieces. There were a few comments about it and I felt it was best to use the Lego Digital Designer program and make this Lego Telecommunication Cell Site actually ...

FOX Sports and Fox Innovation Lab, alongside AT&T, Ericsson and Intel, are offering up some details on their 5G livestre...
12/10/2018
Fox Sports details 5G livestreaming trial with AT&T, Ericsson at U.S. Open | FierceVideo

FOX Sports and Fox Innovation Lab, alongside AT&T, Ericsson and Intel, are offering up some details on their 5G livestreaming trial from the U.S. Open in June.

#5G #ATT #innovation #streaming

Fox Sports and Fox Innovation Lab, alongside AT&T, Ericsson and Intel, are offering up some details on their 5G livestreaming trial from the U.S. Open in June.

Beginning in 2019, AT&T will install routers on several thousand towers with the intent to support and accelerate the mo...
12/07/2018
Over 60,000 “White Box” AT&T Routers Coming in 2019 | Inside Towers

Beginning in 2019, AT&T will install routers on several thousand towers with the intent to support and accelerate the mobile 5G era.

#5G #ATT #Routers #towers

According to AT&T, upgrading its network over the next few years in order to expand mobile capacity will involve the installation of over 60,000 “white box” routers on their towers. Andre Fuetsch, President, AT&T Labs and Chief Technology Officer, outlined plans during the Open Networking Founda...

Why the future of power is Wireless.  #wireless #telcom #power #industry #future #AI
12/05/2018
The Future Of Power Is Wireless - Here's Why

Why the future of power is Wireless.

#wireless #telcom #power #industry #future #AI

In the next five years, we will see a transformative shift in the way we power our homes, businesses, and infrastructure. Big Data, advanced analytics, and soon, artificial intelligence (AI), will also have a material impact on performance and capabilities of off-grid systems.

The 2018 Ericsson Mobility Report includes the online, interactive Ericsson Mobility Visualizer, and indicates where 5G ...
11/29/2018
5G Could Overtake LTE by Mid-2023 in North America

The 2018 Ericsson Mobility Report includes the online, interactive Ericsson Mobility Visualizer, and indicates where 5G and LTE are headed in North America.

#5G #Ericsson #mobile #cell #LTE #connections #smartphones

The new Ericsson Mobility Report includes an interactive visualizer; it shows that in five years, our smartphones will be full immersed in 5G here, though not in the rest of the world.

Milestone has completed the foundation of a 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on ...
11/27/2018
Beverly Manor Foundation - Milestone Communications

Milestone has completed the foundation of a 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The Augusta County Public Schools will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower.

#schoolrevenue #communications #towernews #networks #infrastucture #carriers #cell

Beverly Manor Foundation Construction Is Completed November 27, 2018 Milestone has completed the foundation of a 180’ Monopole in Staunton, Virginia. Shentel will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The Augusta County Public Schools will receive 40% of all gro...

T-Mobile and Nokia completed a 5G data transmission on T-Mobile’s 600 MHz commercial network.  Engineers completed the...
11/21/2018
T-Mobile, Nokia complete 5G data transmission at 600 MHz | FierceWireless

T-Mobile and Nokia completed a 5G data transmission on T-Mobile’s 600 MHz commercial network. Engineers completed the downlink transmission tests using global 5G standards in Spokane, Washington.

#TMobile #Nokia #5G #data #network #spectrum

T-Mobile is claiming a world first with Nokia: The two companies just completed a 5G data transmission on T-Mobile’s 600 MHz commercial network in Spokane, Washington.

Earlier this week Verizon opened its first two 5G Experience Labs in Sacramento, California and Indianapolis, Indiana.  ...
11/16/2018
5G Experience Labs bring 5G to life with hands-on access

Earlier this week Verizon opened its first two 5G Experience Labs in Sacramento, California and Indianapolis, Indiana. In December, two more 5G Experience Labs will open in Houston, Texas and Los Angeles, California. These cities are the first in the world to get 5G commercial service and now residents are getting the first glimpse of the newest technology.

#5G #Verizon #technology #networks #fast

Verizon opened the doors to its first two 5G Experience Labs in Sacramento and Indianapolis on Monday and will open 5G Experience Labs in Houston and Los Angeles on December 3.

Carriers are working to maintain, and restore networks in the California wildfires. Federal Communications Commission Co...
11/14/2018
Carriers Work to Maintain, Restore Networks in CA Wildfires - Inside Towers

Carriers are working to maintain, and restore networks in the California wildfires. Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr tweeted that agency staff are “engaged and closely coordinating” efforts to maintain and restore communications in the affected areas.

#wildfires #California #ATT #TMobile #Verizon #carriers #FCC #communications

FirstNet mobile cell site (SatCOLT or Satellite Cell on Light Truck) is up and running at Canyon View Drive in Paradise, CA Tweet: Leland Kim. Even though yesterday was a federal holiday, some personnel at the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau were in contact with carriers and safet...

Paratroopers from the Army’s 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the 'Red Devils', are on the ...
11/12/2018
The Red Devils: Connecting on the Field of Battle - Inside Towers

Paratroopers from the Army’s 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the 'Red Devils', are on the front lines of military technology. They test phone connectivity under battle conditions at Fort Bliss in Texas.

#Army #technology #military #connections #ThankYouVeterans

Paratroopers from the Army’s 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the Red Devils, are on the front lines of military technology, testing phone connectivity under battle conditions at Fort Bliss in Texas. The Fort Bliss Bugle explains the unique field concerns that soldiers f...

The new 5G First Responder Lab will be located at Verizon’s 5G Washington D.C's Lab at Alley.  Verizon is emphasizing ...
11/09/2018
Test and Measurement: Verizon launches new 5G lab focused on public safety

The new 5G First Responder Lab will be located at Verizon’s 5G Washington D.C's Lab at Alley. Verizon is emphasizing development of new technologies for first responders and is focused on testing 5G solutions that will be used for public safety.

#5G #FirstResponders #DC Alley #technology #safety

Verizon is emphasizing development of new technologies for first responders with the launch of a new 5G lab in Washington, D.C., focused on testing 5G solutions that will be used for public safety.…

With 5G deployments starting soon, here are 5 key trends to watch as the 5G market develops.#5G #latency #speed #telco #...
11/07/2018
Five 5G Networking Trends To Watch

With 5G deployments starting soon, here are 5 key trends to watch as the 5G market develops.

#5G #latency #speed #telco #carriers #cloud #wireless #nextgeneration

Major carriers say they'll begin 5G deployments in the next few months, and major IT vendors say they're expecting wider 5G adoption, including through the channel, in the next couple of years.

A Presidential Memorandum was issued on the spectrum policy, that directs government agencies to take several actions to...
10/31/2018
Administration to Create National Spectrum Policy to Jumpstart 5G - Inside Towers

A Presidential Memorandum was issued on the spectrum policy, that directs government agencies to take several actions to further deployment of 5G wireless networks.

#5G #wireless #networks #WhiteHouse #memorandum

The White House issued a Presidential Memorandum on spectrum policy Thursday that directs government agencies to take several actions to further deployment of 5G wireless networks. It directs the Secretary of Commerce to work with federal agencies and industry stakeholders to develop a long term, co...

Congratulations to our company President Len Forkas and to our Milestone Communications team members David Goldsmith and...
10/29/2018

Congratulations to our company President Len Forkas and to our Milestone Communications team members David Goldsmith and Chris Harold, who all completed the Marine Corps Marathon yesterday! It was also the first marathon for both David and Chris.

#MarineCorpsMarathon #team #marathon

10/26/2018
Brendan Carr on Twitter

Brendan Carr, Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, recently climbed a 2,000 ft tower in Rowena, South Dakota. See the video below.

#perspective #towercrew #telecomcrews #hardwork #wirelessindustry

“2,000 feet above Rowena, South Dakota, Mike and Ammon provided a new perspective on the hard work that crews like this put in everyday, from broadband to broadcasting. Their work keeps our TVs on & smartphones streaming. #CarrTrip https://t.co/tk6McDU0fq”

Milestone has stacked the 120’ Light Pole Replacement (Monopole) in Danville, Virginia. Shentel is the first carrier o...
10/24/2018
Danville Tower Stacked - Milestone Communications

Milestone has stacked the 120’ Light Pole Replacement (Monopole) in Danville, Virginia. Shentel is the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The monopole was erected with assistance from South Carolina Tel-Con. The Danville City Schools will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower. Click below for all the photos.

#SchoolRevenue #infrastructure #communication #networks #TowerNews #Danville #Virginia

Danville Tower Is Stacked October 24, 2018 Milestone has stacked the 120’ Light Pole Replacement (Monopole) in Danville, Virginia. Shentel is the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The monopole was erected with assistance from South Carolina Tel-Con. The Danville Ci...

The next generation in wireless technology is set to kickstart a Fourth Industrial Revolution.#5G #latency #factory #sma...
10/22/2018
How 5G can transform the factory floor

The next generation in wireless technology is set to kickstart a Fourth Industrial Revolution.

#5G #latency #factory #smartjobs

When machines learn how to talk shop, amazing things can happen.

The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) Foundation announced that it will host the inaugural Mobile Infrastructure...
10/19/2018
WIA Foundation Announces Inductees to Inaugural Mobile Infrastructure Hall of Fame - WIA

The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) Foundation announced that it will host the inaugural Mobile Infrastructure Hall of Fame Ceremony on Wednesday, November 14th. Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, will deliver the opening remarks.

#wireless #mobile #infrastructure #FCC #workforce

The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, own and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that collectively own and operate telecommunications facilities ...

Milestone has stacked the new 110’ monopole that is located near Sedgefield Middle School in Goose Creek, South Caroli...
10/17/2018
Sedgefield Tower Stacked - Milestone Communications

Milestone has stacked the new 110’ monopole that is located near Sedgefield Middle School in Goose Creek, South Carolina. T-Mobile will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The 110’ monopole was erected with assistance from South Carolina Tel-Con. The Berkeley County School District will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower.

#schoolrevenue #infrastructure #TowerNews #communications #networks #SouthCarolina

Sedgefield Tower Is Stacked October 17, 2018 Milestone has stacked the new 110’ monopole that is located near Sedgefield Middle School in Goose Creek, South Carolina. T-Mobile will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The 110’ monopole was erected with assist...

What is 5G? This article is a guide to the transformative wireless tech that's being hyped to change everything.#5G #lat...
10/15/2018
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What is 5G? This article is a guide to the transformative wireless tech that's being hyped to change everything.

#5G #latency #wireless #communication

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said yesterday, data from the agency’s Disaster Information Report...
10/12/2018
“Radio Towers Are Down” Says Panama City Police Chief - Inside Towers

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said yesterday, data from the agency’s Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) showed Hurricane Michael caused “substantial communications outages along its destructive path.” He also noted: “We were pleased that carriers had prepositioned equipment and were in the process deploying cells on wheels (COWs) and cells on light trucks (COLTs) in order to get wireless service up and running in many locations.”

#DIRS #FCC #Carriers #communication #wireless #HurricaneMichael #Florida #Georgia #Alabama

Search and rescue teams are working to find people after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday. Crews are cutting away fallen trees so power can be restored. Nearly 400,000 electricity accounts had lost power in Florida as of noon Eastern Thursday, reported NPR. “We have almost ...

The Federal Communications Commission Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau activated the Disaster Information Repo...
10/11/2018
FCC Activates DIRS - Radio Ink

The Federal Communications Commission Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau activated the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) yesterday due to Hurricane Michael that made landfall.

DIRS is a voluntary, efficient, web-based system that communications companies, including wireless, wireline, broadcast, and cable providers, can use to report communications infrastructure status and situational awareness information during times of crisis.

Reports should be made available soon.

#FCC #HurricaneMichael #DIRS #infrastructure #communicatons #wireless

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau of the FCC has activated the Disaster Information Reporting System as Hurricane Michael bears down on the Florida panhandle. DIRS is a voluntary, web-based system that communications providers can use to report communications infrastructure status and s...

Milestone has stacked the new 150’ monopole located in Woodbridge, Virginia. T-Mobile will be the first carrier on the...
10/09/2018

Milestone has stacked the new 150’ monopole located in Woodbridge, Virginia. T-Mobile will be the first carrier on the tower with room for four additional carriers. The Garrett Companies will receive 40% of all gross revenue generated from carriers locating on the cell tower. Visit http://bit.ly/MCNews100918 for all photos.

#TowerNews #infrastructure #communications #networks #celltower

The EducationSuperHighway released its annual State of the States report this week.  The report cited the urgent need to...
10/05/2018
98 Percent of U.S. Public School Districts Connected to High-Speed Broadband, But 2.3 Million Students Still Left Behind

The EducationSuperHighway released its annual State of the States report this week. The report cited the urgent need to close the digital divide for 2.3 million students across the nation who lack access to the minimum connectivity required for digital learning.

#connectivity #infrastructure #digitallearning #education #FCC #EducationSuperHighway

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EducationSuperHighway today released its annual State of the States report highlighting the major progress that has been achieved to connect nearly every public

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