WIA, iGR research on rapid growth of m-entertainment requires widespread wireless infrastructure

Six out of 10 Americans watch videos on their mobile phones on a daily basis, according to a new research report by iGR and commissioned by the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA). With so many users downloading or streaming video and music to their wireless devices via standard cellular data ...
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Find yourself in photos from HetNet Expo 2016

2016 marked another successful year for HetNet Expo, which took place Oct. 25-26 in Houston, Texas. Property owners and managers, IT personnel, cabling contractors, wireless service providers, neutral-host DAS providers and more enjoyed outstanding keynotes, expert panels and an unforgettable networ...
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Unleashing the Economic Benefits of Mobile Broadband Expansion report now available

Broadband is economic fuel, and wireless broadband access is an increasingly vital form of telecommunications. To ensure widespread, fair access and a competitive market environment, thoughtful regulations that promote efficient, timely deployments and encourage wireless broadband investment by the ...
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HetNet Forum, iGR publish white paper "In-Building Cellular: From Amenity to Necessity"

The HetNet Forum  and  iGR  have published a new white paper on "In-Building Cellular: From Amenity to Necessity." Building upon primary research from iGR, the white paper addresses the need to add mobility to your checklist when deciding where to live or lease space in a venue. As th...
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New at the Top: A Conversation with Jay Brown

The new Chief Executive Officer at Crown Castle Inc., one of the largest providers of wireless infrastructure in the United States, will sit down with WIA CEO Jonathan Adestein to discuss a host of topics affecting the wireless industry -- from ever-growing consumer demand for more bandwid...
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HetNet Forum Membership Application 2016

If you want to join the HetNet Forum, you can get a discount to HetNet Expo, and enjoy the benefits of membership all year long.   HNF_Membership_Application2016.9.2.2016_20160914-182423_1.pdf
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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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