Boingo Wireless joins the HetNet Forum

A warm welcome to the newest member of the HetNet Forum, Boingo Wireless . Boingo has extensive experience operating advanced DAS systems with networks deployed at major league sports stadiums, mass transit hubs and universities. The company said it is the largest provider of neutral host DAS networ...
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HetNet Forum's technology talk on DAS, small cells at HITEC 2013

A special thanks to members of the HetNet Forum, who gave a technology talk on DAS and small cells at HITEC 2013 in Minneapolis, hosted by the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals . HFTP is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hot...
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Welcome to new member Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.

A warm welcome to the newest member of the HetNet Forum, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.  The law firm, founded in 1962 in Morristown, N.J., also has offices in New York City, Princeton, N.J., and Westborough, Mass. The company counts more than 220 employees, including over 80 atto...
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HetNet Forum featured in Fierce Wireless ebook

The HetNet Forum is featured in a new ebook from Fierce Wireless called " Making the Most of Small Cell Deployments." According to FierceWireless Editor Sue Marek, the ebook explores the business case behind small cell deployments, look at the challenges of providing small cell backhaul, a...
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DAS In Action: New Orleans in pictures

The caliber of speakers and panels presented at DAS In Action: New Orleans rocked. These experts shared their thought-provoking insights with the audience on DAS and small-cell trends, the importance of Wi-Fi offload,  and more. Thanks to all of the participants for helping to make DAS In ...
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The DAS Forum Renamed HetNet Forum

The DAS Forum, a special membership section of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association, is today being renamed the HetNet Forum. The move reflects the group’s increasingly diverse membership and its focus on advancing the variety of small cell solutions—distributed antenna systems (DAS), micr...
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ACUTA 2013: The Impacts of BYOD on Higher Education

The DAS Forum presented an educational panel at ACUTA's 42nd Annual Conference & Exhibition earlier this week. A special thank you to Lorna Slott from AT&T , Walter Birnbaum from American Tower and Dennis Rigney from SOLiD for sharing their expertise on DAS and small-cell solutions. Slides f...
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Tour DAS installations in the French Quarter and Ritz-Carlton at DAS In Action: New Orleans

Get up close and personal with two tours at DAS In Action: New Orleans . On April 22, attendees will tour an outdoor Distributed Antenna System deployment in the French Quarter, followed by a networking reception at Bourbon Vieux , sponsored by Crown Castle . Bourbon Vieux, locat...
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Come see exhibitors at DAS In Action: New Orleans

Along with educational sessions, networking opportunities and tours of DAS installations, DAS In Action: New Orleans will feature an exhibit hall that is open both days of the show. Come see the latest in Distributed Antenna System and small-cell solutions. Exhibitors include Advanced RF Technologie...
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Congrats to FCC, industry on court ruling on pole-attachment order

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the petition for review in the case of American Electric Power Service Corporation, et al., v. Federal Communications Commission and United States of America regarding the FCC’s Pole Attachment Order, which upholds the FC...
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The DAS Forum Whitepaper: DAS and Small Cell Technologies Distinguished

The most familiar component of a cellular network is the cell tower and the antenna installations on other tall structures such as multi-story buildings and municipal water towers. These large cell sites, often referred to as “macro” cell sites, form the core of the macrocellular network, enabling w...
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Deadline to speak at DAS In Action: New Orleans is today

Are you a leader or innovator in the DAS and small cell with information and insight to share with your colleagues and customers? If so, apply to speak at DAS In Action: New Orleans , presented by The DAS Forum and PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association.   DAS in Action: New Orleans of...
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FCC clarifies term 'base station' to include DAS and small cells

The Federal Communications Commission has clarified the term "base station" to include Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and small cells, as part of its new Broadband Acceleration Initiative actions that clarify rules to speed wireless infrastructure deployment and move to expedite temporary cell to...
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We're looking for speakers for DAS In Action: New Orleans

Plans are getting under way for DAS In Action: New Orleans , set for April 22-23, 2013, at the Loews New Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter of the Big Easy. If you have a topic you would like to explore during this two-day educational event, submit your idea here . We're especially interested ...
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Marriott International is newest member of The DAS Forum

A warm welcome to Marriott International , which is the newest member of The DAS Forum. We look forward to listening to Marriott's perspectives on how Distributed Antenna Systems can best serve the hospitality industry, and how the hospitality community can help facilitate the nation's wireless broa...
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Check out Axell Wireless' video on in-building coverage during London 2012 Olympics

Axell Wireless , a member of The DAS Forum, has made a video discussing the challenges mobile operators faced in getting seamless, reliable and readily available wireless coverage and capacity as the United Kingdom hosted its largest event event. Its no secret that high-profile events can cause netw...
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Check out the complete schedule and speaker bios for DAS In Action: Orlando

The final schedule and speakers' biographies for the upcoming DAS In Action: Orlando event set for Monday, Oct. 1 at the Peabody Orlando is ready. Along with a tour of the Amway Center, DAS In Action: Orlando will feature panel discussions centered on how wireless service providers, neutral-host thi...
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Less than one week until DAS In Action: Orlando

Distributed Antenna Systems. Heterogeneous Networks. Small Cells. Regardless of the name, today's wireless networks are quite complex, being designed for capacity as much as coverage. DAS In Action: Orlando is a one-day event that brings together a variety of players in the DAS ecosystem. Learn abou...
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Distributed Antenna Systems as the fourth utility

Water, gas and electricity are considered the three utilities. At BICSI's fall expo this year, The DAS Forum and its member companies proposed that Distributed Antenna Systems be considered the fourth utility. Wireless connectivity for data and voice applications are an important consideration when ...
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More speakers announced for DAS In Action: Orlando

DAS In Action: Orlando is a one-day workshop that takes place Oct. 1 at the Peabody Orlando, on the eve of the 2012 Wireless Infrastructure Show . Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) increasingly are being deployed to help get better wireless coverage and capacity both indoors and outside. Hear from w...
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