IWCE Preview: The Importance of In-Building Connectivity for Public Safety

Fire codes have been a major driver behind in-building wireless deployments in new building construction for the past decade, as municipalities have endeavored to ensure that first responders have adequate and survivable radio communications inside structures when they are responding to emergencies....
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Industry Develops Solutions to Address Demand for In-Building Connectivity

The demand for in-building connectivity is growing each day as people use their mobile devices for everything from basic voice to streaming movies, and an increasing number of devices, appliances and applications rely on wireless networks to work. Both the Internet of Things and mobile edge computin...
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HetNet Forum speaking at IWCE Webinar on HetNets today

I am looking forward to discussing In-Building, HetNets and Towers: How do they all fit together" this afternoon with Donny Jackson, the editor of IWCE's Urgent Communications; Steven Berry, president and CEO of the Competitive Carriers Association and Jim Allison, manager of planning for the Capito...
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HetNet Expo kicks off with Smart Buildings, Smart Assets panel

Wireless technologies are impacting the way people live, work and play – ingraining themselves to users through multiple smart devices and applications. What happens when the physical environment itself becomes connected? This panel will explore the intersection of a strong wireless and cellular inf...
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Day 2 panel at HetNet Expo: Connecting the Dots on DAS and Small Cells

Day 2 at HetNet Expo kicks off with a great panel discussion on how to get small cells and DAS built. Wireless industry veteran Jake MacLeod, president of Gray Beards Consulting, will guide panelists through topics that include the economics, planning, permitting, zoning, logistics and carrier commi...
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HetNet Forum to present at EXFO webinar: Navigating the HetNet Landscape without Getting Lost

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 c...
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HetNet Forum featured in Fierce Wireless ebook

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, a...
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Deadline to speak at DAS In Action: New Orleans is today

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 of...
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FCC clarifies term 'base station' to include DAS and small cells

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...
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Check out Axell Wireless' video on in-building coverage during London 2012 Olympics

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 netw...
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Mobile Experts: 200,000 nodes installed in U.S. last year

The United States represents about 19% of the indoor DAS business, with more than  200,000 DAS nodes installed last year, according to Joe Madden, principal analyst at Mobile Experts . The company just released a forecast that estimates global shipments of indoor Distributed Antenna S...
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Wireless Infrastructure Show 2012 to have strong DAS component

The Wireless Infrastructure Show 2012 is set to take place Oct. 1-4 at the Peabody hotel in Orlando, Fla. We plan to have a significant component dedicated to in-building wireless systems, as well as a full day dedicated to Distributed Antenna Systems, along with a tour of a DAS facility. The W...
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