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The Federal Communications Commission published in the Federal Register the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Acceleration of Broadband Deployment by Improving Wireless Facilities Siting Policies.  Publication established the filing deadlines: comments are due February 3, 2014; replies are d...

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A warm welcome to the newest member of the HetNet Forum, RTKL Associates Inc. RTKL is a worldwide architecture, engineering, planning and creative services organization. Part of the ARCADIS global network since 2007, RTKL specializes in providing its multi-disciplinary services across the full devel...
The HetNet Forum will be presenting at EXFO's webinar next Tuesday on Navigating the HetNet Landscape without Getting Lost.  A heterogeneous network (HetNet) combines distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions, small-cell technologies and WiFi infrastructure to enable wireless broadband co...

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Mark your calendars for HetNet Expo 2014 to be held Oct. 15-16 at the Chicago Hilton. HetNet Expo will offer two days ofcomprehensive programming on both indoor and outdoor DAS and other small-cell solutions,unique case studies and tours of local small-cell installations, unparalleled networking and...
The complete speaker lineup has been announced for HetNet Express 2013, a one-day workshop that will explain how DAS and other small cells can bring wireless coverage and capacity to your venue. Building upon our successful DAS in Action events, the HetNet Forum (formerly The DAS Forum) will ga...
It's only going to get more complicated! Getting robust wireless coverage and capacity to a venue is an enormous challenge for building owners and managers. Finding the best solution for delivering sufficient cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity to the venue's customers, vendors and staff can ...

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Registration is open for HetNet Express 2013, a one-day seminar focusing on all things concerning Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and other small cells. Do you want to have a better understanding of how to get better wireless and cellular coverage and capacity at your venue? Then plan to attend He...
Thanks to Telecommunications Daily for their coverage of the HetNet Forum's Small Cell Acceleration seminar earlier this week. Policies must recognize the value of small cells and how essential their continued deployment will be to carriers' ability to handle increasing wireless data demands, accord...

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A warm welcome to the newest member of the HetNet Forum, Boingo Wireless. Boingo has extensive experience operating advanced DAS systems with networks deployed at major league sports stadiums, mass transit hubs and universities. The company said it is the largest provider of neutral host DAS network...
  Find Out Why Small Cells Are a Big Deal for America's Wireless Future On Monday, July 29, The HetNet Forum will hold an educational seminar on Capitol Hill to discuss small cell technology and how wireless carriers, equipment manufacturers and backhaul providers are leveraging them to address...
Congratulations to PCIA President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein, who was honored by the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council's Everett C. Parker Lifetime Achievement Award. Adelstein, a former FCC commissioner, shared the honor with Robert McDowell, who also is a for...
A special thanks to members of the HetNet Forum, who gave a technology talk on DAS and small cells at HITEC 2013 in Minneapolis, hosted by the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals. HFTP is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hote...
A warm welcome to the newest member of the HetNet Forum, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. The law firm, founded in 1962 in Morristown, N.J., also has offices in New York City, Princeton, N.J., and Westborough, Mass. The company counts more than 220 employees, including over 80 attor...
The HetNet Forum is featured in a new ebook from Fierce Wireless called "Making the Most of Small Cell Deployments." According to FierceWireless Editor Sue Marek, the ebook explores the business case behind small cell deployments, look at the challenges of providing small cell backhaul, an...

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The caliber of speakers and panels presented at DAS In Action: New Orleans rocked. These experts shared their thought-provoking insights with the audience on DAS and small-cell trends, the importance of Wi-Fi offload,  and more. Thanks to all of the participants for helping to make DAS In ...

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The DAS Forum, a special membership section of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association, is today being renamed the HetNet Forum. The move reflects the group’s increasingly diverse membership and its focus on advancing the variety of small cell solutions—distributed antenna systems (DAS), micr...
DAS In Action: New Orleans is set to start Monday, April 22 at the Loews Hotel New Orleans. Attendees will experience two full days of educational sessions about the role of Distributed Antenna Systems and small cells in the heterogeneous network, or HetNet, as well as have opportunities to network ...
The DAS Forum presented an educational panel at ACUTA's 42nd Annual Conference & Exhibition earlier this week. A special thank you to Lorna Slott from AT&T, Walter Birnbaum from American Tower and Dennis Rigney from SOLiD for sharing their expertise on DAS and small-cell solutions. Slides fr...
Get up close and personal with two tours at DAS In Action: New Orleans. On April 22, attendees will tour an outdoor Distributed Antenna System deployment in the French Quarter, followed by a networking reception at Bourbon Vieux, sponsored by Crown Castle. Bourbon Vieux, located ...
Along with educational sessions, networking opportunities and tours of DAS installations, DAS In Action: New Orleans will feature an exhibit hall that is open both days of the show. Come see the latest in Distributed Antenna System and small-cell solutions. Exhibitors include Advanced RF Technologie...