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Considerations When Designing a Neutral Host DAS

Considerations When Designing a Neutral Host DAS

Wireless cellular customers depend on the mobility of their devices wherever they go. This also puts added pressure on businesses to provide a variety of wireless technologies within their building space. The resolution is a neutral host DAS; however, specific design considerations should be used to ensure long-term system growth.

Consider the following when designing a neutral host DAS:

  • Flexibility for new traffic and frequency requirements
  • Integrating multiple wireless services that meet performance standards (set by wireless providers and building owners)
  • Know the DAS limits and do not exceed them.
  • Sharing DAS resources among multiple wireless service providers
  • Use quality components that meet design specification.
  • Employ experienced CTS Cabling contractors who will accurately assemble and install cabling and components.
  • Design each DAS network with inter-dependencies of other networks in mind. Performance of one DAS should not degrade the performance of another.
  • Pre-plan for system growth.

Considerations for long-term system performance:

Although no one can protect a DAS from becoming outdated, consider the following in order to provide flexibility for meeting new traffic and frequency requirements.

  • Build the DAS with the knowledge of the WSP’s roadmap for future growth.
  • Provide a flexible design that allows more channels and frequencies on existing or expanded DAS equipment to be added.

Observing these guidelines will assist with the concept of designing a DAS that meets both current and future requirements while maintaining strong system performance.

If you are looking for an experienced fiber optic cabling company, CTS Cabling is highly knowledgeable in wireless network installation and DAS. To learn more about CTS Cabling and our innovative services, or to speak with an experienced cable contractors in Phoenix and Tucson, call 877-685-2626 or contact us online.

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