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23 Oct. 2018

FirstNet Devices Emerge to Increase Situational Awareness

2018-10-23T16:26:38-05:00October 23rd, 2018|News, Public Safety Communications Systems, Public Safety DAS|

Emergency “drop kits”, handsets, modems and Internet of Things (IoT) modules are all emerging and will be available soon if not already for First Responders looking to utilize FirstNet.  Following the recent APCO show in Las Vegas, RCR Wireless News reported several product announcements including a handset developed by Motorola . . .

21 Aug. 2018

Under-Seat Antennas Triple Network Capacity

2018-08-21T12:09:28-05:00August 21st, 2018|DAS/Distributed Antenna Systems|

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 . . .

21 Aug. 2018

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Enhanced Open™: Transparent Wi-Fi® Protections Without Complexity

2018-08-21T11:32:45-05:00August 21st, 2018|Private Data Networks|

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Enhanced Open™: Transparent Wi-Fi® Protections Without Complexity Over time, we've come to expect fast, reliable, and secure wireless access everywhere. Wi‑Fi® has steadily delivered increasing performance, and it is essential that privacy and security evolve as well to meet ongoing threats. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Enhanced Open™ is the first in a . . .

6 Aug. 2018

Digital DAS: Digital Approach to Maximizing Capacity

2018-08-06T08:32:44-05:00August 6th, 2018|Cellular Enhancement|

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 . . .

20 Jun. 2018

Code Requirements for Public Safety Communications Systems

2018-06-20T02:30:09-05:00June 20th, 2018|Public Safety DAS|

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it became very clear that in-building communications needed to be improved upon, so as to allow high-quality communications between occupants and first responders. Accordingly, in 2009 an initial set of standards were published in both the International Fire Code (IFC), and the . . .

19 Jun. 2018

802.11ax: The Next Generation of Wi-Fi is Nearing

2018-06-19T02:23:39-05:00June 19th, 2018|Wi-Fi Networks|

The standard for the next generation of Wi-Fi technology hasn’t been officially finalized. However, that hasn’t stopped chipsets, reference designs, and test equipment from making it to the market to support the transition to 802.11ax. The 802.11ax ecosystem has begun picking up steam, with products from chipsets to access points . . .

19 May. 2018

FCC Commissioners Express Interest in Redesignating Public-Safety 4.9 GHz Band for Commercial Use

2018-05-19T11:35:09-05:00May 19th, 2018|Cellular Enhancement|

FCC commissioners initiated a proceeding to examine potential new rules that might spur greater use of the 4.9 GHz spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety. Several FCC commissioners said less than 4% of potential licenses use the 4.9 GHz band, which the FCC designated for public-safety use in 2002 and . . .

12 May. 2018

FCC Votes 3-2 to Ease Small Cell Infrastructure Deployment

2018-05-12T11:26:12-05:00May 12th, 2018|Small Cell/oDAS|

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted along party lines 3-2 to make it easier for operators to deploy small cell infrastructure in an effort to quicken network densification in support of 5G commercialization.   This decision exempts small cell deployments from the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and National . . .

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