Category: Infrastructure: DAS

TE Connectivity posts strong quarter

TE Connectivity posts strong quarter

Wireless connectivity and distributed antenna provider TE Connectivity reported a strong second quarter performance, with net sales up 6% year-over-year to $3.43 billion. The company’s orders and sales were up in all regions, according to Chairman and CEO Tom Lynch, and across most of the markets it serves, including automotive, broadband networks, aerospace, industrial transportation […]

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Infrastructure News: DAS drives demand for RF engineers

Infrastructure News: DAS drives demand for RF engineers

Systems integrators who specialize in DAS deployments are working overtime to meet demand, and scrambling to find enough qualified RF engineers. “I have guys working 24 hours a day seven days a week. Obviously not one team, but it is not uncommon anymore for us to be on site walks on Saturdays and Sundays,” said […]

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Wireless Telecom Group’s sales up 14% annually

Wireless Telecom Group’s sales up 14% annually

Wireless Telecom Group reported that its net sales were up 16% year-over-year, driven by strong growth in its network solutions segment. The company designs and manufactures radio frequency and microwave-based products for wireless, including components for distributed antenna systems and technologies including Wi-Fi and WiMax. It markets its products under the brands Boonton, Microlab and […]

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Video: CommScope on in-building wireless trends

CommScope Inc. recently posted on its blog an infographic capturing some of the on-going trends in in-building wireless. Among the findings: – Close to 80% of mobile data use occurs indoors, with usage dominated by smartphones. – About 30 billion square meters of indoor commercial real estate exist, but only about 2% of that is […]

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Axell Wireless installs DAS at One World Trade Center

Axell Wireless has installed its largest-ever public safety wireless system at One World Trade Center. The distributed antenna system, or DAS, was implemented by Axell and systems integrator TechMer Inc., and covers One WTC, the tallest building in the U.S. and fourth-tallest in the world (TechMer’s original . A surrounding system installed by Axell and Pinnacle Wireless covers nearby […]

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MWC 2014: DAS makes a comeback

MWC 2014: DAS makes a comeback

Small cells were in the spotlight at this year’s Mobile World Congress 2014 event, but distributed antenna systems continue to outpace small cells in terms of carrier spending. And in Barcelona, it was quite clear that DAS is not giving way to small cells. If anything, interest in indoor antenna solutions was more keen this […]

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Cutting the cost of DAS

Cutting the cost of DAS

In-building wireless solutions continue to attract significant investment from operators and neutral host providers, with the $4.4 billion market projected to almost double by 2019. Alcatel-Lucent and TE Connectivity have joined forces in an effort to help operators cut costs on distributed antenna system deployments in public venues. The companies have created a digital interface […]

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HetNet News: Bank of America Stadium upgrade; network forecasts

AT&T has upgraded its wireless infrastructure at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., home of the Carolina Panthers NFL team. The venue, which seats more than 74,000 people, has more than 645 Wi-Fi access points as well as an in-stadium distributed antenna system that was upgraded in 2012. According to AT&T, fans at the […]

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Axell enables Washington transit public safety system upgrades

Axell enables Washington transit public safety system upgrades

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has been undergoing a substantial upgrade of its wireless communications infrastructure, and distributed antenna system supplier Axell Wireless has been working with the agency and its systems integrators on the project. MWATA has 86 stations and 106 miles of track. The agency operates a Comprehensive Radio Communications System […]

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Corning provides new DAS at AmericasMart Atlanta

A large-scale distributed antenna system from Corning Inc. has been installed at the AmericasMart Atlanta wholesale trade center. The system, which consists of almost 1,300 antennas and more than 250 fiber-fed remotes, was installed by H&M Networks in 12 weeks while the center remained open for business. AmericasMart Atlanta sells wholesale consumer goods with both […]

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