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Cheytec Telecommunications recently joined the HetNet Forum. The company delivers turnkey LTE solutions to property owners with multiple operator support that drive value for building owners, enterprises, and the wireless operators. Its Value-Add to Building Owners is Capital investm...
Chris Castro will be the freatured speaker at the HetNet Forum member breakfast at the Wireless Infrastructure Show. Chris is an eco-entrepreneur, community organizer and sustainability professional with a passion for accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy. Over the last 10 years, Ch...
Don’t miss the 2017 Wireless Infrastructure Show, the premier national event for mobile network solutions, May 22-25 at Orlando, Florida. The event features unparalleled networking and collaboration in a focused environment.  Explore developments in finance, policy, and technology. Learn ...
Six out of 10 Americans watch videos on their mobile phones on a daily basis, according to a new research report by iGR and commissioned by the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA). With so many users downloading or streaming video and music to their wireless devices via standard cellular data ...

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2016 marked another successful year for HetNet Expo, which took place Oct. 25-26 in Houston, Texas. Property owners and managers, IT personnel, cabling contractors, wireless service providers, neutral-host DAS providers and more enjoyed outstanding keynotes, expert panels and an unforgettable networ...
Broadband is economic fuel, and wireless broadband access is an increasingly vital form of telecommunications. To ensure widespread, fair access and a competitive market environment, thoughtful regulations that promote efficient, timely deployments and encourage wireless broadband investment by the ...
The HetNet Forum and iGR have published a new white paper on "In-Building Cellular: From Amenity to Necessity." Building upon primary research from iGR, the white paper addresses the need to add mobility to your checklist when deciding where to live or lease space in a venue. As the ...

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The new Chief Executive Officer at Crown Castle Inc., one of the largest providers of wireless infrastructure in the United States, will sit down with WIA CEO Jonathan Adestein to discuss a host of topics affecting the wireless industry -- from ever-growing consumer demand for more bandwid...

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If you want to join the HetNet Forum, you can get a discount to HetNet Expo, and enjoy the benefits of membership all year long.   HNF_Membership_Application2016.9.2.2016_20160914-182423_1.pdf...
It’s a well-known story in telecom and wireless circles: A building project is planned. Blueprints are drawn up. Construction begins. But somewhere along the way – often after construction is completed but sometimes during construction – the cellular service is suddenly lousy. Why? Probably because ...

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A leading provider of in-building wireless (IBW), intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, Westell Technologies, Inc. focuses on innovation and differentiation at the edge of communication networks, where end users connect.   Westell’s IBW product...

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HetNet Expo is a two-day event dedicated to exploring how a strong wireless infrastructure foundation will support the way people work, live and play in a connected mobile society. This year's event takes place Oct. 25-26 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria. Mobile broadband connectivity is t...
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  ABI's Nick Marshall, Research Director, will give a presentation to HetNet Forum members at the Wireless Infrastructure Show. Marshall will speak on the In-building Wireless Revolution. Along with current and future trends in the market for in-building wireless distribution systems, Nick wil...

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The Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) plan to hold a workshop on Distributed Antenna Solutions and small cells. The workshop takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 3 at the...
ExteNet Systems and the HetNet Forum will facilitate a discussion at HIMSS 2016 on how the consumer eHealth revolution is impacting healthcare organizations. The discussion takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. PT in Galileo 1004 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. In its third...
Jonathan Adelstein, President and CEO of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association, issued the following statement after the decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit regarding wireless facility siting and affirming the Federal Communications Commission was within its legal...
The HetNet Forum would like to thank BICSI for the opportunity to speak at the 2016 BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition on Feb. 3. Also, thanks to HetNet Forum members Eric Toenjes, Business Development Manager - Mobility, Graybar; Richard Paul-Hus, CEO of Whoop Wireless; and...

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Kick off 2016 right by joining the HetNet Forum! Become part of a professional organization dedicating to advancing the Heterogeneous Network, or HetNet. As a HetNet Forum member, your company will get a front-row seat to the evolution of the HetNet, including educational and networking opportunitie...

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The first day of the HetNet Expo featured a mix of keynote insights from Nokia Network's Don Hewitt, Verizon's Eric Fizgerald Reed, Boingo Wireless' Derek Peterson and consulatant Chetan Sharma. In addition, attendees heard panelists discuss public safety initiatives, new opportunities in densificat...

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I am looking forward to discussing In-Building, HetNets and Towers: How do they all fit together" this afternoon with Donny Jackson, the editor of IWCE's Urgent Communications; Steven Berry, president and CEO of the Competitive Carriers Association and Jim Allison, manager of planning for the Capito...