Mobile fronthaul spending forecast to reach nearly $3B by 2020; CommScope announces small antenna technology initiatives

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Spending on mobile fronthaul infrastructure for C-RAN and small cell networks will reach nearly $3 billion by 2020, predicts SNS Research. Release

> Aerohive Networks announced enterprise Wi-Fi access points enabled for iBeacon and AltBeacon. Release

> Ntelos selected Alcatel-Lucent gear for its LTE network expansion. Release

> Netgear's Nighthawk X4 Smart WiFi Router uses Quantenna's QSR1000 802.11ac Wave 2 chipset. Release

> CommScope announced small antenna technology initiatives for cell densification. Release

> China Telecom and Nokia Networks demoed FDD-TDD carrier aggregation with a peak download speed of 260 Mbps. Article

> Connected appliances in homes are offering hackers new opportunities. Article

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