March 15, 2017

Industry Voices — Gillott: Carriers Start Relinquishing In-building Networks to Enterprises, Third Parties

Since the beginning of time, mobile operators have designed and built their own mobile networks. While they may have contracted out the network build responsibilities, the operators have been the ones to fund and operate mobile networks. And they are generally very good at it; look at the marketing messages from the nationwide U.S. operators and they all seem to emphasize how good their networks are compared to the competition.

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January 10, 2017

WIN Appoints Two New Vice Presidents

Wireless Information Networks (WIN), a leading distributed antenna systems (DAS) and smart building integrator, announced two new hires today: Ben Collins as vice president of service model development, and Brian Hough as vice president of emerging markets. The two leaders will help WIN expand its communications and connectivity solutions across key vertical markets nationwide, including healthcare, hospitality, suburban and urban development, education, and new construction.

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September 19, 2016

5 Steps to Create Loyal Tenants with Smart Building Technology

Everywhere you turn, people are talking about "smart building" technology these days. HVAC automation, security and surveillance, lighting controls – the opportunity to manage and monitor buildings through smart devices and mobile apps anytime, anywhere seems almost endless. Today, building owners like you tend to look at smart technology as a way to increase their bottom line through improved building efficiencies and energy savings. This is unquestionably a huge benefit, but what most building owners don’t realize is just how much more bottom-line revenue is possible with the right smart technology investments.

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July 26, 2016

WIN Appoints New Director of Emerging Technologies

WIN, a leading distributed antenna systems (DAS) and smart building integrator, announced today that Chad Lembree has joined the company as director of emerging technologies. In this role, Lembree will help WIN expand its cellular connectivity solutions, so property owners can continue to meet their tenants' increasing data demands.

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July 25, 2016

SpiderCloud Wireless Launches Partner Program

SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of scalable small cell systems, is launching a partner program to recognize systems integrators who are qualified to deploy its small cells in the United States. The program is designed to help mobile operators and enterprises select systems integrators that can provide trusted, expert services in their geographies.

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July 25, 2016

Verizon Small Cell Vendor Names Partners

SpiderCloud Wireless has formalized its partnerships with the systems integrators who install its in-building small cell solution. These integrators install SpiderCloud's system in the U.S. to improve indoor coverage and capacity for Verizon Wireless customers.

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June 15, 2016

Disruptive DAS: Smaller Companies Challenge Traditional Vendors

Just Home Property is an investment group that buys and operates residential apartment buildings in major metropolitan areas. The company owners are well aware that tenants want their smartphones to work in their apartments, and they also are well aware that wireless carriers will not pay to install distributed antennas in their buildings.

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May 18, 2016

3 Ways Distributed Antenna Systems Can Contribute To LEED

An estimated 40 to 48 percent of new non-residential buildings were green last year, and that number is only expected to rise.

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May 15, 2016

LEED with DAS: Ensuring Connectivity in LEED-Certified Buildings

Indoor distributed antenna systems (DAS) and LEED certification represent two of today’s biggest building trends. Everyone is relying more on their mobile devices, boosting the need for DAS solutions, and everyone wants to be green.

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May 11, 2016

Mission Critical: Businesses See the Need for DAS and Small Cells

Distributed antenna systems and in-building small cells have traditionally been used by carriers to keep enterprise customers happy, and now those customers are starting to purchase mobile infrastructure on their own.

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May 5, 2016

Connectivity Solution Raises IQ of Smart Buildings

Smart building technologies allow facilities managers to adjust energy use based on occupancy, weather and other factors. In fact, such technologies have become so popular that global spending on smart building applications is expected to reach $17.4 billion by 2019, according to IDC Research.

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May 3, 2016

Shocking News: People Do Lots on Their Smartphones

Maybe it’s the absence of real mobile news lately, but I’ve seen a crush of “studies” that show people use their mobile devices to do Web searches, bank, make restaurant reservations, watch videos, and buy tickets to events — to buy all sorts of goods and service, in fact.

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May 1, 2016

In the New Wireless Universe, You’re Finally at the Center

Project Fi just celebrated its first birthday, but it was conceived more than three years ago, on Boxing Day 2012.

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March, 2016

Four Wireless Technologies Set Standard For Building Internet of Things Systems

Wireless communication is setting a new standard for Building Internet of Things (IoT) systems, offering clear advantages for building owners and facility managers. But it's important to be clear about what, exactly, "wireless" means.

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