ABI Research expects the market for in-building wireless equipment and deployments to grow to over $8 billion in 2019, up from a forecast $4.4 billion for 2014 representing a 14% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
As the ability to provide consistent wireless coverage and capacity to support uninterrupted wireless services indoors is critical for operators, Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, is continuing to enhance its portfolio of products to support wireless in-building solutions. As part of this ongoing focus to enable operators to seamlessly bring the network inside the buildings where service is demanded, RFS announced the release of its I-ATO3-698/2700 Series of plenum-rated, PIM-certified omni-directional antennas.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave products, introduces a brand new line of Wilkinson power dividers (also referred to as Wilkinson power splitters). These multi-octave power dividers cover popular communications bands from 0.5 to 2.7 GHz including 3G and 4G, plus WiFi bands and are well suited for applications such as in-building distributed antenna systems (DAS) or test environments.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced double-digit growth for several of its key North American product lines in 2013. This follows a record-breaking year in 2012, further strengthening RFS’ position as a leading provider of end-to-end solutions for indoor and outdoor wireless applications.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced ICA LITE, a ½” aluminum plenum-rated wideband coaxial cable designed to deliver outstanding electrical performance and support all wireless in-building applications. A cost-effective alternative to copper cabling, it maintains compatibility with existing connectors, tools and hanging hardware for easy and convenient installation.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced plans to release a new omnidirectional antenna specifically designed for broadband in-building distribution of modern wireless communication systems such as LTE, GSM, CDMA, PCS, 3G, WiFi, WLAN services in Q2 to the North American market.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced its new ICA12-50JPLW white plenum-rated coaxial cable, the latest addition to its popular ClearFill®Line of plenum-rated wideband cables for in-building applications. Additionally, RFS has announced the availability of plenum-rated factory-fit jumpers which will provide a time-saving, cost effective, and high-performance solution addressing the need for short runs of coaxial cable.
AWT Global has launched a new line of portable passive intermodulation (PIM) testers with an extended carrier power range: the PIM+ series. These systems are equally suited for testing macro cells as well as outdoor and in-building DAS installations. While 2 x 20 W (2 x 43 dBm) carrier power is the reference for standard for PIM test systems, the new PIM+ offers an extended adjustable power range of +15 dBm to +44 dBm for each carrier.
Active DAS (distributed antenna systems) equipment revenues are estimated to cross $1 billion by 2013. Active DAS equipment is mostly made up of headend and remote units, which are used to distribute cellular signals throughout a building.