June 1, 2018

Are You Setting Yourself Up for Connectivity Issues?

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 on school campuses, where cutting-edge technology plays a critical role in both education and student recruitment.

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May 1, 2018

On Call: Communication infrastructure assumes critical priority in construction process

Common consequences of communication dead zones in buildings range from mere inconvenience to serious tenant dissatisfaction. While these ramifications are certainly cause for concern, the stakes just grew exponentially higher. Today, dead zones in new construction and renovation projects have the potential to result in occupancy permit denials that severely impact a building owner’s bottom line. In a real sense, dead zones may mean dead space until the situation is remedied.

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April 4, 2018

Wireless Connect: Fiber, densification efforts complicate 5G groundwork

Fiber deployment is critical for both current networks' capacity needs and preparation for 5G networks, but it also poses a huge challenge in terms of the cost of deployment. From the Wireless Connect event at the University of Maryland.

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January 17, 2018

WIN Promotes Two Industry Veterans to New Leadership Roles

Wireless Information Networks (WIN), a leading distributed antenna systems (DAS) and smart building integrator, announced two promotions today: Andrew Maier to president and Brian Hough to vice president of sales. The two will provide strategic guidance as WIN continues to evolve the enterprise market and engage new verticals.

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January 11, 2018

New Construction Project on the Horizon? The Best Time to Consider Wireless Infrastructure Needs is During Design and Construction.

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 environments where cutting-edge technology plays an increasing role in many basic building operations.

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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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