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Quantum Wireless deploys DAS solution for Georgia venue

The company said that T-Mo is the first carrier on the new DAS

Quantum Wireless has installed a new high-speed, broadband cellular network at the Augusta Entertainment Complex, in the city of Augusta, Georgia. The company its Quantum distributed antenna system (DAS) is designed to improve wireless coverage, capacity and data speeds during events at James Brown Arena and the Bell Auditorium. Together, these two venues make up the Augusta Entertainment Complex, the main entertainment venue for the Augusta metro area.

The Quantum DAS is a neutral-host system, capable of providing service for all major wireless carriers inside both venues. The firm said that customers of T-Mobile US will be the first to benefit from the wireless connectivity provided by the Quantum network.

“Mobile connectivity is crucial for today’s fan experience,” said Chris Bird, Spectra general manager of the Augusta Entertainment Complex. “Having good cell service at entertainment venues is no longer a customer convenience, it’s a customer expectation. This new Quantum system ensures our visitors can stay connected on their mobile devices, and it’s a significant upgrade in support of our mission to provide top-notch, quality entertainment and further enhance the quality of life here in Augusta.”

“James Brown Arena is a key part of our city’s heritage, and I am proud to be able to honor the legacy of such a legendary performer by ensuring patrons who attend events at his namesake venue and at the Bell have the connectivity they need to fully enjoy the show,” said Dan Harkness, CEO of Quantum Wireless.

“As the second-largest metro area in Georgia, Augusta is an important city for T-Mobile. Not only have we made significant investments to our network in the area, Augusta is also home to a T-Mobile call center that employs hundreds of people,” said Bentley Alexander, SVP of field engineering at T-Mobile. “We are proud to continue to invest in the Augusta community and be the first wireless provider to bring improved coverage for our customers at James Brown Arena and the Bell Auditorium.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, Quantum Wireless develops systems for wireless carriers and enterprise customers in commercial real estate, hospitality, healthcare, education, transit, sports and entertainment and municipal government.

The company offers a wide range of technologies including Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), small cells, C-RAN/ D-RAN and WiFi.

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Juan Pedro Tomás
Juan Pedro Tomás
Juan Pedro covers Global Carriers and Global Enterprise IoT. Prior to RCR, Juan Pedro worked for Business News Americas, covering telecoms and IT news in the Latin American markets. He also worked for Telecompaper as their Regional Editor for Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Juan Pedro has also contributed to Latin Trade magazine as the publication's correspondent in Argentina and with political risk consultancy firm Exclusive Analysis, writing reports and providing political and economic information from certain Latin American markets. He has a degree in International Relations and a master in Journalism and is married with two kids.

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