Are you experiencing longer times from OEMs?

Longer than usual lead times? Shortages in chipsets for semiconductors, as well as decreased raw materials, have created backlogs in the manufacturing network hardware used in the communications industry.

Creating a MarketPlace within an Operator

Dear Network Operators, In my last post, I wrote about the 5 benefits of MarketPlace. In that post, I promised a follow up about obtaining real-life valuations on surplus equipment. Well, here goes. What’s more “real life” than obtaining maximum redeployment value for...

Addressing Plastic Waste in Telecom

By Daniel Jones This week the first supermarket row without plastic packaging was introduced. After nearly 40 years of addressing the issue of plastic waste for our clients, Shields welcomes the help and fully supports addressing this issue at its source. The...

A Message from CEO Daniel Jones about the Benefits of Marketplace

Dear Network Operators, To show telecom operators how MarketPlace can help lower their total cost of network ownership I wanted to ditch the glossy videos and fancy graphics to communicate, in plain English, the five benefits of MarketPlace. For each benefit, I have...

Shields to Assist Verizon in Bringing 5G to Sacramento

Verizon is bringing 5G to Sacramento and Shields has been selected as the installation team for the First Office Application (FOA). We will be installing 5G HUBS at four of first six designated CRAN HUB Site locations in the Sacramento, CA area. Our team installed the...

Shields at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

We will be at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 26th February - 1st March 2018. Hall 5 Meeting Room 5L38MR. Shields is an international organization with operations in EMEA and North America. We are an ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and TL9000 registered...

The Road to 5G – CAPEX drivers and Legacy networks

    Shields CTO, Gerrit van Dijken on the challenges operators will face when rolling out 5G and how Shields can help reduce the CAPEX cost while continuing to secure the investment in existing infrastructure. One of the spear-head features of 5G is...

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