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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HetNets Hit the Sweet Spot for Solving Growing Demand on Wireless Networks

Thirty years ago, wireless infrastructure was fairly simple. A single large tower served the users within its area or cell. These cells were replicated in a honeycomb-like architecture to create a wireless network. As users moved around, their calls were handed off between these cells. Since then, t...
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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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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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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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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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