The market for distributed antenna systems is a curious one, marked by numerous instances of competition, cooperation and "coopetition" between mobile operators and third-party DAS operators. There appears to be room for multiple players as the market for DAS deployments continues to be driven by overall increasing mobile data usage, growing in-building coverage requirements and a greater need for special event coverage and capacity.
Four leading U.S. mobile operators will use ExteNet Systems' new distributed antenna system (DAS) in the massive Barclays Center sports and entertainment venue.
If regulators approve T-Mobile USA"s deal with MetroPCS, T-Mobile will be able to merge MetroPCS' existing LTE network into its own planned LTE network on AWS frequencies and refarm MetroPCS' 1900 MHz CDMA spectrum for HSPA+ services. T-Mobile will also gain some new telecom infrastructure, such as some 6,000 distributed antenna system (DAS) nodes that MetroPCS has deployed. FierceBroadbandWireless Editor Tammy Parker recently spoke with T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray regarding MetroPCS, DAS and spectrum. Hot Seat
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Crown Castle said it will pay $1 billion to acquire distributed antennas systems (DAS) provider NextG Networks, giving the tower company a leg up in the DAS market and potentially enabling it to
Since the beginning of 2011, network infrastructure vendors have been falling over each other to introduce more advanced small-cell architecture solutions to help operators address network capacity
Corning, known as much for its fiber optic telecommunications products as its dinnerware, is apparently expanding beyond the physical and into the air. The New York-based glass company has said it
It doesn't take a genius--immediately qualifying me--to understand, or at least perceive to understand, the implications of Tyco Electronics' (NYSE: TEL) $1.25 billion acquisition of ADC (Nasdaq:
The stock market apparently approves of Tyco Electronics' (NYSE: TEL) bid to acquire ADC Telecommunications (Nasdaq: ADCT) for $1.25 billion, pushing ADC's stock to a 52-week high as details of the
Tyco Electronics, which has for the most part been sitting on the sidelines of the cable business, moved a step closer by agreeing to spend $1.25 billion for ADC. On the surface, the combined company