TE Connectivity hosts tour of DAS at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS—Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game is set for July 15 at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins and a Distributed Antenna System from TE Connectivity and InSite Wireless . TE and the Twins organization hosted a tour of the facility this week in advance of the big game. The stadium,...
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HetNet Forum presentation from BOMA 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo

Property managers and other attendees of the BOMA 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo event, the HetNet Forum has posted its presentation on Wireless Coverage and Capacity: Matching the Right Technology to your Venue, here in case you missed it. Property managers and venue owners are realizing...
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Sen. Rubio announces legislative agenda for wireless

In an event at DC tech incubator 1776, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) unveiled his legislative plan for wireless, including a standalone bill to promote the deployment of wireless infrastructure. After outlining his agenda for reallocating spectrum and expanding Wi-Fi, he said that neither goal can be ac...
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Qualcomm, Sprint and NASCAR's hyper-dense small cell trial

At this year's Wireless Infrastructure Show , Qualcomm EVP Peggy Johnson mentioned a small-cell deployment trial done with Sprint and NASCAR . The audience wanted more details and Qualcomm was kind enough to send us this blog post, so I am posting it here -- Tracy Ford, director, HetNet Forum at PCI...
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See you at the 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show

The 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show is right around the corner. There will be many HetNet conversations taking place between the keynote speeches, panel sessions, Small Cell Pavilion on the Exhibit Floor and the networking opportunities. Members of the HetNet Forum are invited to a breakfast kicko...
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HetNet Forum to moderate roundtable on DAS, small cells at TIA event

The HetNet Forum is moderating a roundtable discussion at TIA's Network of the Future conference on June 4 in Dallas. Here's TIA's description of the discussion: When an FCC Commissioner tweets, “What does the future of wireless look like? Think small cells, DAS, HetNets, and fiber backhaul,” the IC...
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HetNet Forum and members in Urban Land Institute Magazine

The HetNet Forum, along with members Boingo Wireless and Connectivity Wireless , was interviewed for an article in Urban Land Magazine , a publication of Urban Land Institute , an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land u...
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HetNet Forum to speak on how BYOD is revolutionizing enterprise at IWCE

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...
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Congrats to Connectivity Wireless on Anaheim office

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...
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Holy HetNets! Look at all the DAS and small cell news from HetNet Forum members

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...
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Holy HetNets! Look at all the news from HetNet Forum members this week

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.
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Corning, RF Connect to hold seminar on how venue owners and managers can profit from connectivity

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 is ...
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AT&T deploys DAS, small cells and repeaters to make magical connections at Disney resorts

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)...
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ABI Research estimates in-building DAS market to top $8B in 2019

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...
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PCIA, HetNet Forum asks FCC to streamline review processes for DAS, small cell deployments

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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Matching the Right Technology to Your Venue

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 pl...
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FCC's NPRM on improving wireless facilities siting policies published in Federal Register

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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Welcome to our newest member, RTKL Associates

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 deve...
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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 Expo to take place Oct. 15-16 in Chicago

Mark your calendars for HetNet Expo 2014 to be held Oct. 15-16 at the Chicago Hilton . HetNet Expo will offer two days of comprehensive programming on both indoor and outdoor DAS and other small-cell solutions, unique case studies and tours of local small-cell installations, unparalleled networking ...
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