September 20, 2017

Plans for a New Facility? Start Thinking about Connectivity

We’ve long since passed the time when cellular connectivity was just a nice perk. In today’s world, it’s an absolute necessity — especially in hospitals, where cutting-edge technology plays a critical role in patient care and disease prevention.

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June 5, 2017

Seattle Construction And Development: Demand Is Still Strong, But Developers Are Squeezed By Costs

At this point in the Seattle real estate cycle, the positives are still strong, according to the speakers at our Seattle Construction and Development event, such as high demand for office and residential space. But the negatives are strong as well, such as rising construction costs and public infrastructure that is not keeping up.

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May 29, 2017

Insights from CRE.tech LIVE’s Workplace Technology Seminar

Last week in Chicago, cre.tech and MetaProp NYC presented a CRE.tech LIVE seminar about “Innovative and Productive Workplaces.” Hosted by JLL, the coffee-fueled event brought together some of the brightest workplace strategy experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with today’s rapidly changing office technology.

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May 21, 2017

In-Building Mobile Coverage Is Not an Amenity, It’s a Necessity

The next generation of smart offices will connect buildings with their tenants. A barrage of new sensor technology has emerged to help with this. I have heard of smart badges with RFID tags, camera networks with facial recognition, or even drones flying around and recording all of the goings on. While all of these sound space-aged and cool, they are not utilizing the most important connected device, the smartphone. In-building cellular coverage has become an often overlooked — however critical — utility, just like water, power, and hardwired telecom networks.

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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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