Resort town fights Crown Castle on DAS installation; DAS forecast and predictions: The week's top stories

Jan. 6, 2017
Also: Distributor Avnet gazes into the mobility market's crystal ball; After cutting 2,500 jobs, Sprint now says it'll re-staff call centers by 2018; Aussie man charged on Christmas Eve over copper cables theft.   

Here are the week's top 5 trending industry news stories from CablingInstall.com.

1.) Ocean City, MD fights Crown Castle on installation of stand-alone DAS systems in residential neighborhoods
Ocean City, MD is exploring code changes and ordinance amendments aimed at restricting the proliferation of cell phone towers in the resort town.

2.) Distributor Avnet gazes into the mobility market's crystal ball
Five predictions for the 2017 mobile market from Harish Sathisan, director of mobility solutions at Avnet.

3.) DAS forecast to $10.8 billion by 2022
New analyst report finds the DAS market was valued at USD $6.71 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach USD $10.78 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.74% between 2016 and 2022.

4.) After cutting 2,500 jobs, Sprint now says it'll re-staff call centers by 2018
Sprint announced a plan to "create or bring back" 5,000 jobs in the US, despite cutting a considerable number of jobs earlier this year.

5.) Aussie man charged on Christmas Eve over copper cables theft
Australia's ACT Magistrates Court heard that the drug "ice" may have been a factor in the crime.

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