WIA CEO Adelstein Urges Congress to Ensure Broadband Legislation is Technology Neutral

Congress and the Biden administration are currently  deliberating on an historic and  comprehensive infrastructure plan that could  invest  an unprecedented  $100 billion  in  broadband deployment.  WIA and its members share the goal of bridging the  digital divide and commend Congress and the White...
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New WIA CTO Dr. Rikin Thakker Brings Technology Expertise to Workforce Development Efforts

  It’s an exciting time to be part of the wireless infrastructure industry as new spectrum comes to market, new technologies change the way we live and work, and  connectivity takes on new importance during a time when in-person engagement has been disrupted.  At this juncture of pivotal momentum, t...
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An infographic to explain the In-building ecosystem



In-building connectivity is more important than ever. It’s crucial for tenants and customers, employees at the office and people working from home, as well as students who are learning remotely. Indeed, 80% of data traffic is generated indoors. This infographic shows the In-building ecosystem, as we...
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Putting Professional Development First - Wireless Wednesdays start Nov. 15

Anyone in the wireless sector understands how critical good workforce development programs are to the success and growth of a business. Without the latest and greatest training, companies and their workforces may be bypassed with it comes to the eventual roll out of new mobile networks. 5G, accordin...
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Rohde & Schwarz joins the HetNet Forum

Rohde & Schwarz has joined the HetNet Forum. For more than 80 years, Rohde & Schwarz has stood for quality, precision and innovation in all fields of wireless communications. The company offers a complete test and measurement portfolio for the wireless market. Rohde & Schwarz soluti...
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Lumos Networks joins the HetNet Forum

Lumos Networks recently joined the HetNet Forum. Welcome aboard! Lumos Networks is a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, offering end-to-end connectivity in 26 markets in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Penns...
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Cheytec Telecommunications joins the HetNet Forum

Cheytec Telecommunications recently joined the HetNet Forum. The company delivers turnkey LTE solutions to property owners with multiple operator support that drive value for building owners, enterprises, and the wireless operators. Its Value-Add to Building Owners is Capital investme...
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Chris Castro from City of Orlando to speak at HetNet Forum member breakfast

Chris Castro will be the freatured speaker at the HetNet Forum member breakfast at the Wireless Infrastructure Show. Chris is an eco-entrepreneur, community organizer and sustainability professional with a passion for accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy. Over the last 10 years, Chr...
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Wireless Infrastructure Show, Wireless Diversity Summit set to start May 22 in Orlando

Don’t miss the  2017 Wireless Infrastructure Show , the premier national event for mobile network solutions, May 22-25 at Orlando, Florida. The event features unparalleled networking and collaboration in a focused environment.  Explore developments in finance, policy, and technology. Learn...
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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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