Changes to building codes mean safer work environment for first responders

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...
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DAS, small cells and capacity crunch at the New York State Wireless Association conference

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...
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Public safety and DAS article in Mission Critical

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Small cells, femtocells and Distributed Antenna Systems

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 ...
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DAS and Femtocells presentation today at TIA: Inside the Network 2012

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...
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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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Even after event is over, the DAS stays

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...
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Check out these photos from DAS In Action: Atlanta

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 ...
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16 member companies of The DAS Forum exhibiting at CTIA

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...
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Checklist for an RFP for In-building DAS deployment

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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Who would your ideal mentor be and why

http://business.financialpost.com/2012/05/02/mario-bouchard-who-would-your-ideal-mentor-be-and-why/
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Find out about the higher ed-DAS connection at ACUTA

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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News Roundup from DAS In Action: Atlanta

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...
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Thanks for making DAS In Action: Atlanta a great event!

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...
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Day 2 of DAS In Action: Atlanta, Off to a great start

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...
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DAS In Action: Atlanta starts tomorrow; still time to join us

DAS In Action: Atlanta starts tomorrow morning with breakfast starting at 8 a.m. and our first panel discussion starting at 9 a.m. The conference kicks off at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. After a full day of throught-provoking discussion, we will hear a case study of a Distributed Antenna System...
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Announcing our featured speakers at DAS In Action: Atlanta

We've got a great list of featured speakers for DAS In Action: Atlanta coming up next week. We're tackling a wide range of subjects that cover Distributed Antenna Systems and how they and small cells interact with the heterogeneous network, or the HetNet as it's called. Executives from AT&T and ...
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DAS In Action: Atlanta -- Why we're different

I've been getting a lot of questions about the upcoming DAS In Action: Atlanta event, produced by The DAS Forum and PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association. We produced this chart so you can see how DAS In Action compares to other industry events. Hope to see you in Atlanta April 10-11. -- T...
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Hear the carrier perspective on DAS at DAS In Action: Atlanta

Executives from Verizon Wireless (VZ) and AT&T Mobility (T) will keynote DAS In Action: Atlanta on Tuesday, April 10. Attendees will hear from Scott Semone, Maintenance Engineering MTS: RF DAS Systems Engineering, at Verizon Wireless, and Lorna Slott, Business Development Manager at AT&...
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DAS tours at Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field at DAS In Action: Atlanta

  By Tracy Ford We're going to get up close and personal with two tours of Distributed Antenna System (DAS) deployments at DAS In Action: Atlanta , on April 10 and 11. On April 10, we will tour the Georgia Aquarium , where we can view a few sea creatures and a few DAS nodes, and enjoy a ne...
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