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Stadium DAS – Challenge

stadium-distributed-antenna-system-dasWhat’s next for Stadium distributed antenna systems? A robust wireless network is important when it comes to capturing and sharing great moments. Venue owners are increasingly facing pressure from fans and attendees to have reliable wireless service.   However, Wireless Service Provider (WSP) commitment to investment in DAS is not as substantial as it once was.  WSP investment for stadium DAS greatly depends on how the DAS fits within a WSP’s

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In-Building Wireless Systems and the Middleprise

in-building-wireless-middlepriseHigh-rise office and residential buildings, schools, universities, healthcare facilities, and buildings between 100,000 and 500,000 square feet are being referred to as the ‘Middleprise.’ This segment is the next category of structures below larger structures like stadiums, arenas and airports where In Building Wireless (IBW) or Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) are being deployed. The article “Sizing the In-Building Wireless Systems Market” by John Celentano, states that 22 percent of the Middleprise buildings will have IBW

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Powerlines – Are They The New Backhaul Solution for BTS Sourced DAS?

The future of Distributed Antenna Systems (or DAS) by most accounts is very bright. Industry experts have predicted an exponential increase in the number of DAS deployments within the coming decade and that appears to be what’s happening. In 2013, Joe Madden, in an article published by Fierce Wireless, predicted that DAS would be deployed in 100 million buildings by 2023. He went further to state that the majority of

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Strong Demand For Spectrum Licenses Covering Larger Markets

As part of its ongoing incentive auction proceedings, the Federal Communications Commission attracted another $1.7 billion in “winning” bids for the 100 megahertz of 600 MHz spectrum assets available. The demands for licenses are well above the supply which could result in bidding prices on those licenses to continue to soar. Ten licenses for bid, centered on New York City, remain the priciest with over 30 bids placed at $148.8

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Wireless in The Hospitality Industry

The Hospitality sector caters to millions of guests per day. As guests strive to stay connected to offices, customers and family, hospitality operators are focused on ensuring their properties have sufficient wireless service. “The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the service industry that includes lodging, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line and additional fields within the tourism industry. “– wikipedia As such, the hospitality industry

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Smart Cities – Attract Economic Development and Entrepreneurs

Interactive kiosks, free public Wi-Fi, smart streetlights and sensors, is the start of a new experience for those who live, work and play in Kansas City.   Kansas City is just one of many cities utilizing new technologies to support Big Data usage within the city.  Smart City initiatives help deliver basic services via real-time data more efficiently and will attract economic development & entrepreneurs. According to The Central Role of

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Wireless Solutions – The New Standard in Buildings

“We just moved into a new state of the art, energy efficient facility and our wireless devices don’t work.” This statement is heard far too frequently.  The list of communications technologies and systems in buildings are constantly evolving.  New technologies and their applications often define the type of systems required to be deployed within the building.   In the twentieth century, electrical systems and wired telecommunication systems became standard for nearly

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5G Network: FCC’s Big Push Toward The Next Wireless Network Generation

Most of us have witnessed the limited age of the Internet. There was a time when the general public couldn’t even muster up a use let alone depend on it for everyday use. But now only two decades later, we cannot see ourselves working ‘off the grid’ for any length of time. Gone are the days where the Internet is a disposable commodity; it has now become a highly valued,

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