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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the petition for review in the case of American Electric Power Service Corporation, et al., v. Federal Communications Commission and United States of America regarding the FCC’s Pole Attachment Order, which upholds the FC...
PCIA and The DAS Forum filed comments in the FCC’s Amendment of the Commission’s Rules with Regard to Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band (GN Docket No. 12-354). Among other things, PCIA and The DAS Forum said that if the FCC adopts a Citizen’s Broadband Service with a priority acce...
     Reserve your room for DAS In Action: New Orleans before Friday, March 22 in order to get the discounted rate at the Loews New Orleans Hotel. DAS In Action: New Orleans is a two-day event produced by The DAS Forum and will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions netw...
The most familiar component of a cellular network is the cell tower and the antenna installations on other tall structures such as multi-story buildings and municipal water towers. These large cell sites, often referred to as “macro” cell sites, form the core of the macrocellular network, enabling w...
Are you a leader or innovator in the DAS and small cell with information and insight to share with your colleagues and customers? If so, apply to speak at DAS In Action: New Orleans, presented by The DAS Forum and PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association.   DAS in Action: New Orleans off...
The Federal Communications Commission has clarified the term "base station" to include Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and small cells, as part of its new Broadband Acceleration Initiative actions that clarify rules to speed wireless infrastructure deployment and move to expedite temporary cell to...
Plans are getting under way for DAS In Action: New Orleans, set for April 22-23, 2013, at the Loews New Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter of the Big Easy. If you have a topic you would like to explore during this two-day educational event, submit your idea here. We're especially interested in...
A warm welcome to Marriott International, which is the newest member of The DAS Forum. We look forward to listening to Marriott's perspectives on how Distributed Antenna Systems can best serve the hospitality industry, and how the hospitality community can help facilitate the nation's wireless broad...
Axell Wireless, a member of The DAS Forum, has made a video discussing the challenges mobile operators faced in getting seamless, reliable and readily available wireless coverage and capacity as the United Kingdom hosted its largest event event. Its no secret that high-profile events can cause netwo...

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Registration is now open for DAS In Action: New Orleans, set to take place April 22-23, 2013, at the beautiful Loews New Orleans Hotel, just outside the historic French Quarter of New Orleans. Join us for two days full of education, exhibits, tours and networking opportunities. Laissez Les...
  Save the Date! DAS In Action: New Orleans is set to take place April 22-23, 2013, at the beautiful Loews New Orleans Hotel, just outside the historic French Quarter of New Orleans. Join us for two days full of education, exhibits, tours and networking opportunities. Laissez Les Bon Temps Rou...
The final schedule and speakers' biographies for the upcoming DAS In Action: Orlando event set for Monday, Oct. 1 at the Peabody Orlando is ready. Along with a tour of the Amway Center, DAS In Action: Orlando will feature panel discussions centered on how wireless service providers, neutral-host thi...

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Distributed Antenna Systems. Heterogeneous Networks. Small Cells. Regardless of the name, today's wireless networks are quite complex, being designed for capacity as much as coverage. DAS In Action: Orlando is a one-day event that brings together a variety of players in the DAS ecosystem. Learn abou...
Water, gas and electricity are considered the three utilities. At BICSI's fall expo this year, The DAS Forum and its member companies proposed that Distributed Antenna Systems be considered the fourth utility. Wireless connectivity for data and voice applications are an important consideration when ...
DAS In Action: Orlando is a one-day workshop that takes place Oct. 1 at the Peabody Orlando, on the eve of the 2012 Wireless Infrastructure Show. Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) increasingly are being deployed to help get better wireless coverage and capacity both indoors and outside. Hear from wi...
Attendees at DAS In Action: Orlando will hear from a variety of perspectives on the role of  Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) in the marketplace. The mass adoption of smartphones and tablets with wireless connectivity are pressuring today's wireless networks. As wireless operators work to sati...
TE Connectivity will offer a three-day, intensive RF design training certification course, Indoor Radio Planning, on-site at the Wireless Infrastructure Show. Participants will learn how to design an indoor DAS in a class taught by course textbook author Morten Tolstrup. Registration for this exclus...

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The DAS Forum would like to welcome our newest member, SYM Technology, Inc. Steadily growing since 2008, SYM is an innovative solution provider based in Pasadena, Calif., targeting the evolving needs of the advancing DAS industry. SYM thrives on providing creative solutions for a multitude...
     DAS in Action: Orlando will feature a tour of the Distributed Antenna System (DAS) deployed at the Amway Center, along with a networking reception at Jernigan's. The Amway Center was recently named “Facility of the Year” and boasts a number of technological advances that set...
     The August issue of Campus Technology magazine features an article on how a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) solution can help improve commercial wireless coverage and capacity on higher-education campuses. University and college executives realize that wireless connect...