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Motorsports enthusiasts have a reputation for putting the "fan" in fanatic so they likely will be excited to hear that International Speedway Corp. is working with American Tower Corp. and Corning Cable Systems L.L.C. to build out wireless coverage and capacity at 12 of ISC's popular motor...
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 Sy...
PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association and The DAS Forum filed Ex Parte comments today with the Federal Communications Commission on how to better streamline wireless deployments on federal lands. The complete Ex Parte letter can be found here....
PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association -- and The DAS Forum are planning a day of education at DAS In Action: Orlando and the Wireless Infrastructure Show 2012 , which is set to take place Oct. 1-4 at the Peabody hotel in Orlando, Fla. A significant component of the educ...
Membership in The DAS Forum continues to grow. A hearty welcome to AJ Telecom Group, Goodman Networks, Green Mountain Communications Inc.,  Hypower and InnerWireless. These companies all are helping to build out the nation's wireless infrastructure with Distributed Antenna Systems (DA...
The importance of reliable communications will become even more imperative as public-safety personnel use data communications to perform their jobs. Imagine being able to see — in real time — a floor-by-floor map of the building where an emergency has occurred, or watch surveillance video when an al...
Distributed Antenna Systems, small cells and Wi-Fi offload solutions all will contribute to helping with the capacity crunch on wireless networks, attendees were told today at the New York State Wireless Association's annual conference and trade show. Nevertheless, extra spectrum in the wireles...
With all of the talk surrounding small cell technology, Crown Castle and The DAS Forum presented at TIA's Inside the Network show earlier this week in Dallas. Distributed antenna systems (or DAS) technology is a small-cell technology, along with everything from microcells, metrocells, picocells and ...
If you want to understand how to deploy the right technology for your venue, come by the small cell workshop at TIA: Inside the Network 2012 to hear presentations from Bo Piekarski of Crown Castle and myself. Bo will explain the technical differences between the various small-cell technologies, whil...
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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Distributed Antenna System deployments are often associated with large-scale events. The announcements of DAS installations in Indianapolis for this year's Super Bowl are a perfect example. Each wireless service provider knew there would be a lot of people uploading video and photos to Facebook, etc...
Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. DAS In Action: Atlanta enjoyed record attendance this year and we managed to capture some of the excitement around Distributed Antenna Solutions in the following photos. Look for DAS and in-building wireless to be an important component of The Wireless ...
CTIA opened its annual trade show in New Orleans today and members of The DAS Forum are well represented at the event, just showing how much Distributed Antenna Systems continue to be an important component in the continuing buildout of the nation's wireleess broadband networks. If you are walk...
I just returned from  ACUTA's annual conference. ACUTA represents the ICT professionals in the higher-education space. They are witnessing so many changes now as their students and faculty use wireless communications to connect with each other, their schedules and their content. More higher edu...

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ACUTA, the national association for ICT professionals in higher education, is holding its annual conference next week in Indiapolis, Ind. Several companies that are members of The DAS Forum will be in attendance or exhibiting at the show. Why? Because higher education is going mobile; campus ad...

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In case you weren't able to make it to DAS In Action: Atlanta, RCR Wireless News' Editor-in-Chief Dan Meyer did a great roundup of the two-day event. Check it out on YouTube here. http://youtu.be/fffvO-exWjQ Along with coverage of the in-depth panels that focused on Wi-Fi, small cells and public saf...
Speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and attendees, Thanks so much for making DAS In Action: Atlanta a great event. The turnout was terrific, the positive buzz in the room palpable. The tour of the Georgia Aquarium was awesome (seeing Whale Sharks and DAS together has to be not-to-be-missed event) and the...
ATLANTA--DAS In Action: Atlanta is off to a great start! We doubled attendence records for the event, evidence of the momentum the deployment of Distributed Antenna Systems as an integral part of the nation's heterogeneous networks. DAS In Action: Atlanta, is organized by The DAS Forum, a membership...