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ReportLinker Analyzes Distributed Antenna System Market, Forecasts Growth

Research firm ReportLinker analyzed the distributed antenna system (DAS) market and projected it would grow from $8.7 billion in 2021 to $12.7 billion in 2027 at a compound annual growth rate of 6.5 percent during the period. The Lyon, France-based company issued its findings in a report titled, “Distributed Antenna System Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis, by offering, Coverage, Ownership Model, Vertical, User Facility Area, Frequency Protocol, Network Type, Signal Source and Region — Global Forecast to 2027.”

According to ReportLinker, some factors supporting DAS market growth including increasing mobile data traffic, a growing number of connected devices due to internet of things (IoT), rising demand for extended network coverage and uninterrupted connectivity, and increasing construction of buildings based on modern and sustainable concepts.

ReportLinker projects that the services segment, including pre-sales services, installation services and post-sales services, would hold a larger market share than the components segment because of the high capital expenditure in installation and maintenance of DAS in both the outdoor and indoor environment. Based on coverage, ReportLinker said, the DAS market for indoor coverage is expected to hold a larger share during the forecast period. The growth of this market can be attributed to the rising demand from various consumers for continuous connectivity, it said.

The market research company said that, according to Cisco, about 80 percent of the data consumed by people is indoors. Therefore, it said, the installation of the DAS networks in buildings would provide enhanced cellular services and better voice and data services to occupants

North America is expected to be the largest DAS market during the forecast period, ReportLinker said. The company said North America is one of the technologically advanced regions in the world. The consumers in this region, it said, have readily adopted 4G- enabled smartphones, which has established it as one of the most advanced mobile-dense regions in the world. According to the Ericsson Mobility Report published in 2019, ReportLinker said, North America records the highest use of smartphones, and the traffic per smartphone is expected to reach 45 GB by the end of 2025. The increasing number of internet subscribers, expanding mobile data traffic, and growing emphasis of government offices on enhancing telecommunications infrastructure to meet the users’ demand for seamless connectivity are expected to drive the growth of the DAS market in the region, ReportLinker said.

ReportLinker identified companies in the DAS market as including U.S. companies CommScope, Corning, American Tower, AT&T, Boingo Wireless, Dali Wireless, Zinwave, Whoop Wireless, Bird Technologies, JMA Wireless and ADRF.

ZenFi Networks To Present on ‘Sky-Rocketing Demands’ and ‘Digital Infrastructure’ at Metro Connect USA 2022

ZenFi Networks, a digital infrastructure provider in New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas, said that its cofounder and CEO, Ray LaChance, and its chief administrative officer of ZenFi Networks and president of Wireless Division of CityBridge, Robert Sokota, would be participating in panel sessions at Metro Connect USA 2022, which takes place Jan. 31–Feb. 2 in Miami.

On Jan. 31 at 2:10 p.m. Eastern time, Sokota will join the panel, “How are We Meeting the Demands for Digital Infrastructure?” Panelists will discuss how network operators collaborate with governments and vendors to fast-track network builds and upgrade existing infrastructure. Additional panelists include Maria Browne, a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine; Gil Sataliz, founder and CEO of NJFX; Justin Melnikoff, president and COO of Mox Networks; and Eric Watko, vice president of innovation product line management at American Tower.

On Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. Eastern time, LaChance will participate in the session, “CEO Panel Discussion: Building for Sky-Rocketing Demands.” The panelists will speak about how the past year has affected their businesses, how they see their companies meeting the demands of 2023 and beyond and what some of the most talked-about deals signal for the wireless communications business. Additional panelists include Andrew Lipman, senior partner and chair of the Telecommunications, Media & Technology Practice at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Brett Lindsey, CEO of Everstream; Andres Irlando, president of Zayo Group; Kurt Van Wagenen, president and CEO of Firstlight Fiber; and Kenny Gunderman, president and CEO of Uniti Group.

Spot On Networks Installs DAS in Manhattan

Spot On Networks has deployed a cellular hybrid distributed antenna system (DAS) called CellBoost in a luxury senior residential community in the New York borough of Manhattan.

“The CellBoost system was an ideal wireless solution for this 215-unit property that had multiple areas with no cellular coverage,” the company said. “The CellBoost system allows residents to have access to clear and reliable 4 GLTE voice communications throughout the entire property.”

Dick Sherwin, CEO of Spot On Networks, said, “Because of energy saving materials used in the construction of the building and the significant amount of residents that rely on cellular telephones for primary telephone service, the addition of our CellBoost service offered residents and staff cellphone service that could not otherwise be provided”.

Jessica DaSilva, Spot On Networks’ chief marketing officer, said, “It is essential that senior living communities have clear and reliable cellular coverage throughout their property so that residents can stay connected with work, friends, family and doctors. CellBoost ensures that senior living residents have the cellular coverage they need and that visiting guests have reliable cell coverage when visiting their loved ones.”

The carrier-agnostic hybrid DAS that Spot On Networks installed provides seamless cellular coverage throughout a property for all cellular carriers where signal is available outside, the company said. It said that the hybrid DAS works via a rooftop donor antenna and distributed antenna system to provide cellular coverage to multifamily and commercial building owners at a fraction of the cost of a traditional DAS.

According to the company, Spot On Networks is a wireless internet service provider and wireless consulting company representing tens of thousands of U.S. residential and commercial tenants. Spot On Networks said it designs, deploys and manages carrier-grade Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Calling and CellBoost networks to multifamily, senior living, hospitality, retail and commercial buildings. Spot On’s wireless networks are backed by patented network architecture and UserSafe technology, the company said. is the leading provider of managed Wi-Fi networks and in-building voice solutions to the U.S. multitenant housing market and is a trusted leader in wireless since 2004. SON develops wireless solutions to solve the most pressing problems facing today’s building owners.

ZenFi Networks Brings Multitenant, Multiservice Siting Product to New York

Link5G

ZenFi Networks said that its Link5G multitenant, multiservice siting product is designed to bridge the digital divide and accelerate the pace of 5G wireless communications deployments in New York City. It said that Link5G is technology- and tenant-agnostic.

“Link5G is the solution for wireless networks across New York City,” ZenFi Networks said.

The company said it designed Link 5G in collaboration with CityBridge, Comptek and Antenna Designs to address the need for more wireless connectivity.

“The assignment was to design a multitenant, multitechnology structure that could integrate into the streetscape of New York without sacrificing technology,” Zenfi Networks said. “The resulting structure enables ultra-fast wireless services from multiple providers.”

ZenFi Networks said the structure includes five independent, RF-optimized bays to house antennas and integrated radios. Each bay can be accessed independently, and each section uses frequency-specific shrouding to minimize losses, the company said. It said the structure has multiple radiation centers centers for optimal technology specific siting, including, but not limited to, 5G mmWave, Wi-Fi, C-Band and other licensed and unlicensed spectrum.

The structure has four in-pole equipment bays to house radios. Its connection with ZenFi Network’s digital infrastructure includes dark fiber, Ethernet and network edge colocation facilities, the company said. The structure’s power capacity and cooling equipment support current and future radio needs, according to Zenfi Networks.

ZenFi Networks said it offers built-to-suit greenfield and collocation opportunities across the LinkNYC footprint. In addition to small cell siting, ZenFi Networks said it offers offload and roaming across its footprint for carriers looking to expand capacity and coverage in the New York metro market.

Adam Pecora Joins Capital Telecom Services as CFO

Adam Pecora

Capital Telecom Services of Ashburn, Virginia, said it has hired Adam Pecora as chief financial officer. The telecommunications, engineering and construction company builds, among other things, distributed antenna system (DAS) networks. The company said Pecora has 21 years of accounting experience, and he worked for 15 years with luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers.