Internet of Things (IoT) - a leap in mankind

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Sep 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Almost wholly encircled by technology, we would certainly be pleased with the improvement of how we live our lives these days. While we should be grateful for the convenience and comfort we get to enjoy through this mesh called internet, looking back at how far we’ve come, it may be hard to imagine ‘what more’. However, moving ahead, The Internet of things (IoT) is said to be the next big thing. Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

Economic benefits of connectedness

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Sep 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM
It is no news to any one of us how the Internet has changed how we work, play, and communicate with our friends, family, colleagues, and even strangers. Businesses have new avenues to expand their horizons, institutions have found more effective ways to function, they’re becoming more productive, and in general, many industries have transformed as a result - including healthcare, education, real estate, finance, and more.  Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

Entertainment Services and Mobility go hand-in-hand

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Aug 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM
To say that ‘the future of entertainment is mobile’ is not an overstatement and presumably would come as no surprise to the most of us. According to the research report by iGR, six out of ten Americans watch videos on their mobile devices every day, and say that they stream videos at least once per day. With this, the pressure on mobile networks for more capacity and better reliability is growing by the day. Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

DAS and LEED: Two top building trends

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Aug 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM
  LEED and DAS are hands down the top two trends of today’s buildings. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system designed by the United States Green Building Council, and it assesses the building’s environmental performance and impact, and encourages the property development market to transform and evolve towards the sustainable design. A Distributed Antenna System (DAS) is a form of in-building wireless system, a network of antenna nodes connected to provide wireless service within a set geographical space or structure. LEED and DAS represent two of today’s biggest industry trends in the building industry. Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

How Building Owners can benefit from the impending rush of IoT

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jul 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM
  Many building owners and facility managers have been investing thickly on several technologies including smart systems, sensors, etc. under a label of Smart Buildings. Some may call it Building Automations, others name it Building Intelligence - but now there’s a new crown in town: “BIoT” Short nomenclature for ‘Building Internet of Things’, BIoT is a future solution that has deep promises. It is said to subdue all current imperfections with the Smart Buildings, and as it becomes a ‘mature solution’ it is also said to come with a rather wallet-friendly price-tag, in comparison to the incumbent. It will also bring more and advanced sensors, devices, ‘things’, and objects into the network, and help expand the system tremendously. So, it’s no surprise that the building owners and building managers, especially with sizeable real estate portfolio, are looking forward to it! Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

3.5 GHz ‘innovation band’: Why it's a commendable effort by FCC

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jul 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM
  The FCC is opening a new 3.5GHz band with rules to ensure spectrum sharing between different users. The band will be thinly licensed and the initiative is called the “Citizens Broadband Radio Service” - but what sorts of networks can we expect in this band? Read More

Topics: Cellular Blog Posts

Implementing DAS at the architectural stage = Smart

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jul 6, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Building owners, venue owners, and large operators and service providers have been using DAS (Distributed Antenna System) for over two decades now in an attempt to enhance the network coverage in their facilities. Especially in buildings where the traditional macrocell approach doesn’t do the job of providing reliable (or any) wireless signals indoors. Mobile networks have been upgrading from 2G to 3G to LTE, and now we’re waiting for 5G to arrive here with a gusto. WIth this shift, the DAS architecture has alo evolved over time. Read More

Topics: Public Safety DAS, Cellular Blog Posts

The workforce is changing. Telecommuting is on-trend. But are our buildings ready?

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jun 29, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Renting a place is not only about having a roof over our heads. Not any more. Today’s tenants look for top-notch amenities, patios and pools, around-the-clock security, roof terraces, gymnasiums. And property developers are fighting the war to put out the properties with anything that adds an extra oomph in the property’s appeal. But why is it that property managers, owners and builders are still not seeing the massive opportunity of In-Building-Wireless (IBW)? Read More

Topics: Commercial WiFi Blog Posts, Cellular Blog Posts

How are Wi-Fi and Cellular Connectivity different, and how to augment the microcellular network

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jun 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM
So it’s no news that we live and breathe in digital age - and our accessibility of almost everything at our fingertips makes the world super close-knit and smaller than it is. We work in an age where we have access to almost absolutely anything on demand. We are no longer the prisoners of our own work desks, tied by the cord connected to a wall-outlet. The mobility we get with laptops, smartphones, tablets and wearables gives us freedom. Read More

Topics: Commercial WiFi Blog Posts, Cellular Blog Posts

Mobile Industry Ecosystem - 2017 and beyond

Posted by Aakriti Pandey on Jun 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM
It’s no news that the evolution in the mobile industry has been dramatic by every measure, and the prospects of growth for 2017 is not looking any different. Consumer attitudes around mobile devices are unique and vital, and the mobile smartphone has become a singular most indispensable item across all geographies and demographics. It has become an ‘enabler’ of all things connectivity - letting the doors wide open for innovative and groundbreaking technologies - some we’ve seen and many are yet to come! As we’re half way through 2017, we thought we’d share some of the key stats that helps put things in perspective for the telecom industry in general. Read More

Topics: Commercial WiFi Blog Posts, Cellular Blog Posts