As we close out 2014 (and to quote Frank Sinatra, “It was a very good year…”), here’s a look at the top 10 Inside Story posts you read this year.
In many ways, our industry advanced.
But we also continued to wrestle with past questions.
We enjoy bringing you our insights and look forward to sharing our thoughts and observations with you in 2015.
Would you do us a favor? Use the comments below to tell us what you like and don’t like about our posts as well as what you’d like to read about more next year.
Here’s to a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!
Thanks for reading!
Number 1: The DAS Equipment Vendors
An oldie (from 2011) but goodie… In just three short years the OEM landscape continues to change!
Number 2: Teenagers, Standards & Education: Themes at BICSI Fall Conference In-Building Panel
Questions abound from design and deployment stakeholders on ownership, choosing among DAS or Small Cells or WiFi, and public-safety.
Number 3: WiFi on a DAS? First ask yourself why
Convergence and all-fiber infrastructure inform that the industry will keep wrestling with this question.
Number 4: Where are the Small Cells?
Process and technology continue to be obstacles for widescale deployment of small cells.
Number 5: What are the Business Models for In-Building Coverage for Healthcare & Why Look at Them Now?
A look at who should own, pay and manage the network for DAS deployments in hospitals.
Number 6: Advice Before You Jump Into A DAS Project
Practical advice whether this is your first DAS rodeo or not.
Number 7: Not Quite Super, But a SOLiD Week in Vegas
Observations from the latest incarnation of CTIA’s annual conference: it’s ain’t over yet…
Number 8: Playing it Safe in the Big Easy
In spite of a slow start, FirstNet is narrowing the gap between the commercial cellular and public-safety industries.
Number 9: Densification is a Toolbox Approach. So, Now What?
Now that the industry has advanced from “DAS versus Small Cells” to a “toolbox approach”, it begs the question of how do we decide?
Number 10: oDAS + Collocation = FTW
We predict an oDAS renaissance where OEMs innovate small cell-like solutions to lower the coverage canopy beyond macro and high-power 40W DAS.