Other posts in the DAS/Distributed Antenna Systems Category

Under-seat Antennas Triple Network Capacity

ATT and San Francisco Giants Under Seat ExperimentThe San Francisco Giants are busily ramping up for next season with the help of  an offseason experiment by AT&T, that just may change the way sports venues and carriers think about cellular deployment. A massive installation of under-seat antennas has significantly improved the cellular capacity at AT&T Park for AT&T customers, according to the team and the carrier. By installing cellular antennas inside 916 existing under-seat Wi-Fi antenna enclosures,

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The Making of a DAS at the Country’s Largest State Fair in the U.S.

State and County fairs appear to be in our distance future as spring emerges but to the participants and organizers, preparations are in full swing. Livestock are being groomed, concerts are being planned and recipes are being perfected all for the intended purpose of creating magical moments during the fair that will be posted, streamed, tweeted or otherwise shared. Making sure the wireless networks are ready to capture and share

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Consumer vs Industrial: What Building Owners Need to Know About DAS Compliance

While virtually all cellphone users in this country are served by at least one wireless provider, there are still gaps in coverage which are to be found on the perimeters of large service areas, and in these areas, it’s fairly common for users to experience less robust data speeds, possibly dropped calls, and sometimes even a total loss of service. To help cover these service gaps, signal boosters can be

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DAS – Active vs. Passive

Given the booming demand for mobile data, growing use of data-intensive applications like video and music streaming, distributed antenna systems commonly referred to as DAS are becoming increasingly important. The technology has been around for over two decades.  DAS are used to deliver network coverage and capacity from the licensed wireless carriers to specific areas of buildings or geographical areas.  There has recently been an increase in demand from carriers and

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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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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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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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