Chinese carriers ponder base-station sharing; FirstNet to begin talks with states, territories in July

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> China's three largest phone companies are pondering a base-station sharing arrangement. Article

> An Infonetics Research survey revealed the top three service provider monetization models for Wi-Fi are pre-pay, mobile broadband subscription bundles and tiered hotspots. Release

> Commscope provided telecom infrastructure for BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, N.C., which can be used with future DAS deployments. Release

> Cambridge Consultants installed an anechoic test facility for testing of wearable technology. Release

>  Accenture, BNY Mellon, Capgemini, Ericsson, GE, Intel, NTT and Verizon joined the open-source Cloud Foundry Foundation. Blog

> Germany's E-Plus Group launched Huawei's consolidated SingleSDB HLR and HSS platform. Release

> FirstNet aims to begin talks with states and territories in July. Article

> Cosworth is putting its WiMAX-based Live on Air system into IndyCars. Article

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