Wise architects think about cellular connectivity at the design stage for new buildings

It’s a well-known story in telecom and wireless circles: A building project is planned. Blueprints are drawn up. Construction begins. But somewhere along the way – often after construction is completed but sometimes during construction – the cellular service is suddenly lousy. Why? Probably because ...
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Westell Technologies joins the HetNet Forum

A leading provider of in-building wireless (IBW) , intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, Westell Technologies, Inc. focuses on innovation and differentiation at the edge of communication networks, where end users connect.    Westell’s IBW product...
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HetNet Expo 2016: What you need to know

HetNet Expo  is a two-day event dedicated to exploring how a strong wireless infrastructure foundation will support the way people work, live and play in a connected mobile society. This year's event takes place Oct. 25-26 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria . Mobile broadband connectivity is...
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ABI's Nick Marshall to speak at HetNet Forum member breakfast in May

  ABI's Nick Marshall, Research Director, will give a presentation to HetNet Forum members at the Wireless Infrastructure Show . Marshall will speak on the In-building Wireless Revolution. Along with current and future trends in the market for in-building wireless distribution systems, Nick wil...
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FCC, NATOA to host DAS Workshop on May 3

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) plan to hold a workshop  on Distributed Antenna Solutions and small cells. The workshop takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 3 at th...
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ExteNet Systems, HetNet Forum to lead eHealthcare discussion at HIMSS 2016

ExteNet Systems  and the HetNet Forum will facilitate a discussion at HIMSS 2016  on how the consumer eHealth revolution is impacting healthcare organizations. The discussion takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. PT in Galileo 1004 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. In its thir...
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PCIA statement on U.S. court of Appeals ruling in favor of FCC authority

Jonathan Adelstein, President and CEO of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association, issued the following statement after the decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit regarding wireless facility siting and affirming the Federal Communications Commission was within its legal...
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BICSI 2016: Funding Trends for Bringing Mobile Broadband Inside

The HetNet Forum would like to thank BICSI for the opportunity to speak at the  2016 BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition  on Feb. 3. Also, thanks to HetNet Forum members Eric Toenjes, Business Development Manager - Mobility,  Graybar ; Richard Paul-Hus, CEO of  Whoop Wireless ...
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Start the year right: Join the HetNet Forum

Kick off 2016 right by joining the HetNet Forum! Become part of a professional organization dedicating to advancing the Heterogeneous Network, or HetNet. As a HetNet Forum member, your company will get a front-row seat to the evolution of the HetNet, including educational and networking opportunitie...
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HetNet Expo 2015: Day 1 in photos!

The first day of the HetNet Expo featured a mix of keynote insights from Nokia Network's Don Hewitt, Verizon's Eric Fizgerald Reed, Boingo Wireless' Derek Peterson and consulatant Chetan Sharma. In addition, attendees heard panelists discuss public safety initiatives, new opportunities in densificat...
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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 tomorrow! Will you be there?

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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Defining the Internet of Things at HetNet Expo

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 ...
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How will the M-Health revolution impact the network?

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...
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HetNet Expo Networking Reception features live music, tasty food trucks and more

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 Cl...
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PCIA CEO testifies on mobile broadband before Senate committee

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 wir...
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Boingo CTO to address Converged Networks of the Future at HetNet Expo

  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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Stoked for public-safety panel at HetNet Expo

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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Verizon's Eric Fitzgerald Reed to keynote on big broadband appetites at HetNet Expo

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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HetNet Forum presentation at VenueConnect 2015

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_HetNet...
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