The Fiber Optic Association reports that the wireless traffic is growing at a phenomenal rate. AT&T says their cellular data traffic grew more than 80,000% (that’s 800 times) between 2007 (the introduction of the iPhone) and 2017. The landscape is covered with cellular towers but the capacity of these systems is inadequate for planned traffic levels, especially as cellular service providers move to 5G. Here is why wireless is so much in the news. Read more