January 2018

Old Port Interviews Tilson CEO Josh Broder

Evolving along with the city, Tilson and its employees put down roots in Portland.

December 2017

ENR 2017 Top 600 Specialty Contractors 401-500

After eight years of growth, the market still is thriving. Further, most specialty contractors believe it will continue to improve through the end of 2018 and have backlogs to prove it. 

November 2017

Wireless Industry Adds 1,500 Apprenticeships

“Ensuring that we have the skilled workforce in place to deploy, maintain, and upgrade our nation’s communications infrastructure is one of the keys to ensuring that all Americans have access to advanced broadband networks.”

November 2017

Verizon on track to launch 5G broadband offering in 2018: Palmer

DALLAS—Verizon shared a few tidbits about what it’s learned from millimeter wave trials, which it has been studying in 11 markets across the country, and it’s looking better than originally expected when it comes to propagation and range.

November 2017

Tilson Technology Raises $3.5M in Series D Round

Tilson Technology, the IT-services company in Portland, has raised $3.5 million of a $5 million offering to fuel its rapid expansion.

November 2017

Sprint Plans Big Tower Upgrades With $5B+ Capex Increase

Sprint intends to “dramatically increase” its capex spending by $5 to $6 billion in fiscal 2018 “and possibly more to accelerate our network buildup,” said Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure at Wells Fargo’s Media & Telecom Conference.

November 2017

Italian cable company to add 50 jobs to fiber-optic plant in Catawba County

An Italian energy and telecom cable plant in Claremont will spend $54 million and add 50 jobs as it works to expand production there by 60%.

November 2017

Boingo now has carrier offload on 13 military bases, testing multicarrier small cells

Boingo continues to be in active discussions with multiple carriers to deploy small cell networks on military bases and it’s testing some multicarrier small cells in its lab now, the company’s CEO said during the third-quarter earnings conference call Thursday.