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The HetNet Forum, along with HetNet Forum member Axell Wireless, will be speaking on how the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolution is changing how enterprises do business. While venue owners and managers used to believe that sufficient indoor wireless coverage was the sole responsibility of the wi...
Congratulations to HetNet Forum member Connectivity Wireless Solutions on the opening of its Southern California office. The Anaheim office marks Connectivity Wireless' ninth office opening. Having opened its Freemont, Calif., office little more than a year ago, Connectivity’s fast expansion is a cl...
HetNet Forum members are busy this week with announcements from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Axell Wireless announced a capacity-centric digital DAS; CommScope is redefining in-building wireless with ION-E; iBwave has a mobile planner that makes network design simple; and TE Connecti...
Holy HetNets! Several members of the HetNet Forum are touting DAS and small cell solutions at this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain....
HetNet Forum members Corning and RF Connect are teaming up to present a free seminar "How the Building Industry Can Profit From Forward-Looking Connectivity Strategies" on Tuesday, March 11 from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. in Washington, D.C. I will be there! Will you? Details can be found here. This seminar i...
AT&T's John Donovan details how AT&T deployed a variety of mobile solutions to enhance the wireless experience at Disney World Resorts and Disneyland. The wireless service provider, a member of the HetNet Forum, said it deployed more than 350 small cells, 25 Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)...
ABI Research estimates that the in-building DAS equipment and deployment market will reach $8.5 billion by 2019, growing at a 14% compounded annual growth rate. That's a lot of DAS! North America will continue to lead the market, but growth in the Asia-Pacific region will be strong -- at 20% CAGR. E...
PCIA and the HetNet Forum submitted comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s infrastructure siting Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Among other things, PCIA recommended the FCC streamline its environmental and historic review processes for Distributed Antenna Systems and small cell d...

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The HetNet Forum recently presented at ACUTA's Winter Seminar in sunny Phoenix. Thanks to our presenters -- Doug Lodder of Boingo Wireless; John Campbell of DAS Advisers; Michael Altman of Goodman Networks and David Fox of American Tower Corp. Presenters said university IT professionals should plan ...
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...