Verizon and AT&T invested heavily in distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cells and cell on wheels (COWs) to make sure their networks can handle what comes on Feb. 7 when an estimated 75,000 football fans convene in the San Francisco metro area for Super Bowl 50.
WINTER PARK, CO.--AT&T outfitted a Colorado ski resort with an outdoor distributed antenna system (DAS) using 26 antennas and four miles of fiber-optic cable slung through chairlift cables to provide skiers with better coverage and improved capacity.
ABI Research forecasts that the in-building wireless market will more than double in revenue by 2020, with the market expected to top $9 billion (€8.3 billion) by 2020.
Cox Business' ongoing contract to supply Internet connectivity to the Las Vegas Convention Center got an additional boost as three major wireless carriers-- AT&T, Sprint and an unnamed third carrier-- agreed to support their customers using a new distributed antenna system (DAS) installed in the facility by Cox and its partner InSite.
Verizon has certified CommScope's ION-E in-building wireless solution for installation in enterprises across Verizon's wireless footprint in the United States.
Transit Wireless, the company that is installing wireless network infrastructure throughout the New York City subway system, believes it has come up with a way to better serve the customers of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile US and Sprint when they catch their trains.
Better signal performance and lower power consumption are two of features Alcatel-Lucent promises to deliver in a new radio interface for distributed antenna systems (DAS).
Verizon and American Tower executives highlighted the challenges to installing small cells and Distributed Antenna Systems, especially in urban markets and inside buildings, even as they acknowledged that such installations will be key to their businesses going forward.
As more venues get fed up with single-carrier distributed antenna systems (DAS), Boingo Wireless is reaping the benefits as the venue owners or managers are opting to add Wi-Fi, thereby serving more customers.
Westell Technologies posted improved revenue and narrowed its loss in the third quarter as it saw improvement from its in-building wireless segment and outdoor communications solutions. Additionally, the company expects to have carrier trials of its new Distributed Antenna System product start in December.