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HetNet Expo 2015 is bringing together the people who design the heterogeneous networks, the people who build out the networks, the operators who run the networks and the people who use the networks. This year's event has unmatched experts who will talk about the HetNet, but even better, who can...

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The Internet of Things gets a lot of hype, but what exactly does it encompass. Join Moderator Iain Gillott of iGR as he quizzes experts from AT&T, Belden, Cisco and Ericsson about their definitions of IoT, the challenges facing the marketplace today and what the Internet of Things will...

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Mobile health and tele-medicine initiatives are resulting in massive changes to the healthcare industry, but these efforts can only be as good as the networks they run across. HetNet Expo features a roundtable discussion that will examine the complexities facing the healthcare industry as more hospi...
After a day filled with educational sessions and keynotes, HetNet Expo attendees will head outside to nearby Pershing Square Park for networking fun! We've got an area set aside to connect with colleagues and listen to live music from Acoustic Saints, a group that "reinterprets Classi...
PCIA President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein underscored the need to remove barriers to wireless broadband deployment before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. "When it comes to meeting the growing wireless data demands of Americans and consumers throughout the world, the wi...
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  I'm excited to hear Derek Peterson, Ph. D., Chief Technology Officer for Boingo Wireless, explore the impact that the Mobile Mind Shift – the expectation that people can turn to their smartphones for the answer to everything – is having on network deployments. Peterson’s keynote at HetNet Ex...

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A new 270-page report from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Public Safety Research Program notes that in-building coverage needs to be supplemented with a combination of small cells deployed indoors as well as Cell on Wheels (COWS). Hear from one of the authors of the study, as well as a Los Angele...
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Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President – Entertainment and Tech Policy for Verizon Communications, will explore the intersection of the HetNet and consumers’ increased mobile broadband appetite, particularly wireless data and video consumption at HetNet Expo 2015. Learn how Verizon is using innovati...

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The HetNet Forum and its members Boingo Wireless, Connectivity Wireless and JMA Wireless joined Smart City Networks at the International Association of Venue Manager's 90th annual VenueConnect event in Baltimore. Here is a copy of the presentation in case you missed it.  VenueConnect2015_HetNe...
PCIA CEO Jonathan Adelstein will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology at a hearing entitled “Promoting Broadband Infrastructure Investment”next week. The hearing will be held in 2322 Rayburn House Offic...
Chetan Sharma is probably the only industry strategist who has advised all of the top six global mobile data operators. As a best-selling author and visionary frequently interviewed by Time magazine, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Business Week, Chetan believes that we are in the midst...
Whoop Wireless recently joined the HetNet Forum. The company provides mobile and public safety connectivity between devices, people, and buildings. Its mission is to create or improve in-building signal coverage aimed directly at core customers with speed, technology, and a world-class sup...

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  Welcome new member NB+C to the HetNet Forum. NB+C focuses on site development, engineering and construction technology. The company said it believes in making progress, not excuses. "That differentiates our culture from other wireless site development firms. We’re highl...
Kathrein Group has become a member of the HetNet Forum. Kathrein is an innovation and technology leader in today's connected world. Kathrein solutions enable people to globally communicate, access information, and use media at home or on the road. From mobile communications, signal processing s...
T-Mobile guest to speak on E911 roadmap at HetNet Forum Member breakfast The featured speaker at this year's HetNet Forum Member Breakfast at the Wireless Infrastructure Show is Steve Sharkey, Senior Director, Chief Engineering and Technology Policy, in T-Mobile's Government Affairs office. Sharkey will update HetNet Forum members on how wireless operators are ...

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SpiderCloud Wireless has joined the HetNet Forum, becoming its newest member. SpiderCloud develops a scalable small cell network system that allows mobile operators to deliver unprecedented cellular coverage, capacity and smart applications to enterprises. SpiderCloud Wireless is an ISO 9001:2008 c...
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The HetNet Forum and members AT&T and ADRF Technologies are speaking at the Campus Technology Forum 2015 next week in Long Beach, Calif. Join us as we talk about how higher-education campuses can "Conquer the Data Tsunami on Campus with DAS and Small Cells." We speak at 11:50 a.m. on ...

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Welcome new member Eco-Site to the HetNet Forum. Eco-Site helps public and private property owners get value out of under-utilized properties and building assets. The Eco-Site team has a track record of working with local, regional and national property owners. Rapid growth in demand for wirele...

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Graybar has joined the HetNet Forum! Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products and specializes in related supply chain management and log...

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The 2015 Super Bowl may go down as one of the best professional football championships in history, but it also is breaking new ground for wireless connectivity. The nation's top two wireless service providers released fantastic numbers regarding the amount of voice and data connections tha...