Distributed Antenna System, or DAS, is a network of spatially separated antenna nodes connected to a common source via a transport medium that provides wireless service.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Pierson Wireless – A Relationship Forged in Omaha

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric medical, surgical, and teaching hospitals, providing comprehensive care to patients since 1948. It is the only full-service pediatric healthcare center in Nebraska, with clinical expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialties. U.S. News & World . . .

What is C-Band and Why is it Important to 5G?

As the United States and its major wireless network operators continue their national rollout of fully-optimized 5G network services, consumers are hearing a lot about C-Band, a spectrum range that is critical to carriers and their plans to blanket the country with ubiquitous 5G services. 5G, or the fifth generation . . .

Connectivity is Key to Attracting Tenants

Being a step ahead is important. In certain activities, it can mean the difference between receiving an award or wiping out. The next step for improvements of your property can be answered in many ways, but keeping a step ahead of your occupants is key to success. Your building is . . .

Under-Seat Antennas Triple Network Capacity

The 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 . . .

Digital DAS: Digital Approach to Maximizing Capacity

On of the larger challenges that face operators today is how to cost-effectively deliver high-capacity 4G coverage, especially in densely populated indoor areas. In city centers, stadiums, and transport hubs, high numbers of end-users connecting to a network in a single location can cause a bandwidth bottleneck, slowing down traffic . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

Stadium DAS – Challenge

What'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 . . .

Power Lines – 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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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