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The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, in cooperation with the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), will host a workshop focusing on distributed antenna systems (DAS) and small cell solutions on Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, in Washington, DC from 9:30 am – 4 pm, EST. The workshop will be webcast on the FCC web page as well – www.fcc.gov.

 

The workshop will provide an overview of DAS and small cell technologies that augment mobile broadband and wireless services in cities and communities. Successful deployments of DAS and small cell technologies in both outdoor and indoor public spaces, including hospitals, campuses, buildings, business and historical districts, and transit systems will also be discussed.

 

Mary McLaughlin - Strategic Initiatives DAS Project Director, Information & Technology Services, University of Michigan - will discuss wireless broadband uses in the public space.

 

The workshop will inform campus and hospital administrators, municipal leaders, building owners, transit authorities and interested members of the public how DAS and small cell technologies can provide benefits and economic opportunities by expanding mobile broadband, wireless data coverage, and aiding first responders inside buildings.

 

Source/Agenda:

 

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2012/db0127/DA-12-97A1.pdf

 

Thanks,

 

Greg

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Gregory V. Haledjian, J.D.

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