Paula Doublin is featured speaker at HetNet Expo

Paula L. Doublin, the Assistant Vice President Antenna Solutions Construction and Engineering for AT&T, is the Day 2 Featured Speaker at HetNet Expo Oct. 15-16 at the Hilton Chicago. Doublin has responsibilities for enterprise-wide strategies, tactics and deployment relating to the engineering, ...
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HetNet Expo kicks off with Smart Buildings, Smart Assets panel

Wireless technologies are impacting the way people live, work and play – ingraining themselves to users through multiple smart devices and applications. What happens when the physical environment itself becomes connected? This panel will explore the intersection of a strong wireless and cellular inf...
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Department of Labor awards $3.25M grant to help train wireless workforce

PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association today commended the federal Department of Labor (DoL) for awarding Virginia State University (VSU) a $3.25 million grant to help develop a training program for the wireless workforce of the future, focused on educating veterans, displaced workers, and ...
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FCC to address Broadband Acceleration NPRM during Oct. 17 open meeting

The FCC released the tentative agenda for its October 17, 2014 open meeting. It includes an item on the Broadband Acceleration NPRM: Concurrently, Chairman Tom Wheeler released a blog post, Meeting the Mobile Moment, which previews the order and notes that it the order is now on circulation with the...
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Day 2 panel at HetNet Expo: Connecting the Dots on DAS and Small Cells

Day 2 at HetNet Expo kicks off with a great panel discussion on how to get small cells and DAS built. Wireless industry veteran Jake MacLeod, president of Gray Beards Consulting, will guide panelists through topics that include the economics, planning, permitting, zoning, logistics and carrier commi...
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Preview James Carlini Keynote at HetNet Expo

Called the "Da Vinci of the intelligent building movement", smart building Renaissance Man James Carlini, Author of the new book Location, Location, Connectivity , has been at the forefront of high-tech real estate and has been involved in applying advanced business practices, as well as planning an...
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HetNet Expo just two months away!

In today's environment of non-stop demand for data consumption, the inaugural HetNet Expo delivers the information, expert analysis, product and service solutions you need to know about. Come to HetNet Expo on Oct. 15-16 to hear from some of the savviest minds in the business, including keynote spea...
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Think you know everything about wireless?

Get Ready for Something New. The answers you need. The connections you want. The inaugural HetNet Expo delivers all of the information, expert analysis, product and service solutions you need to excel in today's environment of non-stop demand for data consumption. Produced by the HetNet Fo rum - the...
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TE Connectivity hosts tour of DAS at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS—Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game is set for July 15 at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins and a Distributed Antenna System from TE Connectivity and InSite Wireless . TE and the Twins organization hosted a tour of the facility this week in advance of the big game. The stadium,...
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HetNet Forum to moderate roundtable on DAS, small cells at TIA event

The HetNet Forum is moderating a roundtable discussion at TIA's Network of the Future conference on June 4 in Dallas. Here's TIA's description of the discussion: When an FCC Commissioner tweets, “What does the future of wireless look like? Think small cells, DAS, HetNets, and fiber backhaul,” the IC...
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HetNet Forum and members in Urban Land Institute Magazine

The HetNet Forum, along with members Boingo Wireless and Connectivity Wireless , was interviewed for an article in Urban Land Magazine , a publication of Urban Land Institute , an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land u...
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HetNet Forum to speak on how BYOD is revolutionizing enterprise at IWCE

The HetNet Forum, along with HetNet Forum member Axell Wireless, will be speaking on how the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolution is changing how enterprises do business. While venue owners and managers used to believe that sufficient indoor wireless coverage was the sole responsibility of the wi...
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Congrats to Connectivity Wireless on Anaheim office

Congratulations to HetNet Forum member Connectivity Wireless Solutions on the opening of its Southern California office. The Anaheim office marks Connectivity Wireless' ninth office opening. Having opened its Freemont, Calif., office little more than a year ago, Connectivity’s fast expansion is a cl...
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Holy HetNets! Look at all the DAS and small cell news from HetNet Forum members

HetNet Forum members are busy this week with announcements from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Axell Wireless announced a capacity-centric digital DAS ; CommScope is redefining in-building wireless with ION-E ; iBwave has a mobile planner that makes network design simple; and TE Connecti...
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AT&T deploys DAS, small cells and repeaters to make magical connections at Disney resorts

AT&T's John Donovan details how AT&T deployed a variety of mobile solutions to enhance the wireless experience at Disney World Resorts and Disneyland. The wireless service provider, a member of the HetNet Forum, said it deployed more than 350 small cells, 25 Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)...
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PCIA, HetNet Forum asks FCC to streamline review processes for DAS, small cell deployments

PCIA and the HetNet Forum submitted comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s infrastructure siting Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Among other things, PCIA recommended the FCC streamline its environmental and historic review processes for Distributed Antenna Systems and small cell d...
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Matching the Right Technology to Your Venue

The HetNet Forum recently presented at ACUTA's Winter Seminar in sunny Phoenix. Thanks to our presenters -- Doug Lodder of Boingo Wireless ; John Campbell of DAS Advisers ; Michael Altman of Goodman Networks and David Fox of American Tower Corp . Presenters said university IT professionals should pl...
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FCC's NPRM on improving wireless facilities siting policies published in Federal Register

The Federal Communications Commission published in the Federal Register the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Acceleration of Broadband Deployment by Improving Wireless Facilities Siting Policies.  Publication established the filing deadlines: comments are due February 3, 2014; replies are d...
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HetNet Forum to present at EXFO webinar: Navigating the HetNet Landscape without Getting Lost

The HetNet Forum will be presenting at EXFO 's webinar next Tuesday on Navigating the HetNet Landscape without Getting Lost.  A heterogeneous network (HetNet) combines distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions, small-cell technologies and WiFi infrastructure to enable wireless broadband c...
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Experts talk small cells at HetNet Forum Hill event

Thanks to Telecommunications Daily for their coverage of the HetNet Forum's Small Cell Acceleration seminar earlier this week. Policies must recognize the value of small cells and how essential their continued deployment will be to carriers' ability to handle increasing wireless data demands, accord...
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