HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobilitie, the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure provider in the United States, today announced the deployment of small cell installations in the City of Houston, specifically targeting NRG Stadium and the immediate vicinity to enhance wireless network coverage and capacity for football fans and the surrounding neighborhood in preparation for the championship game.
Mobilitie's small cells increase coverage and capacity for wireless carriers and allow residents and visitors to better connect and enjoy their mobile devices regardless of crowds and capacity. "As the nation's premier provider of wireless networks at sporting stadiums and arenas across the country, Mobilitie is regularly focused on improving the fan experience," said Christos Karmis, President of Mobilitie. "We are excited to be partnering with the City of Houston to deploy additional wireless infrastructure so fans can better enjoy the game and future events, without cellular congestion. Small cells like what we have deployed in Houston are critical infrastructure for fans and visitors to upload photos, share experiences on social media, watch video, and get improved reception and service for other applications. Mobilitie is building thousands of small cells across the country, providing communities with improved wireless and broadband infrastructure to keep up with the increase in wireless demand and to help lay the foundation for the future 5G networks."
Houston has been preparing for record-setting crowds the last several months, and views enhanced connectivity as an essential service throughout the City for major events as well as for everyday life. "The City of Houston is committed to the advancement of wireless connectivity for all of its citizens and visitors, and particularly when we are a host city for visitors from around the globe," said Lara Cottingham, Public Information Office for the Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department, City of Houston. "We work closely with private sector companies like Mobilitie to bring investment to the City's wireless infrastructure and meet the growing connectivity needs of our communities."
Small cells significantly improve wireless carriers' 4G performance, and create the foundation for 5G. Targeting specific areas, small cell infrastructure improves access to emergency services and is critical to addressing the digital divide by providing access in underserved areas. Mobilitie is deploying thousands of small cells throughout the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston, and partners with city officials and permitting offices to develop small cells in locations that best serve a city's residents and visitors.
"Mobilitie's goal is to help bring greater wireless connectivity to cities in order to deliver a better mobile experience, spur innovation, and help communities bridge the digital divide. The installation of our small cells in Houston, and specifically near the site of the game, represents what Mobilitie is about: enhancing communities and providing premiere connectivity," said Karmis.
Mobilitie is the largest privately-held telecommunications infrastructure company in the United States. As a global provider of complete wireless solutions, Mobilitie helps people stay connected on their mobile devices wherever they are. We fund, deploy and operate next-generation infrastructure that enables robust 4G LTE coverage and upcoming 5G services and speeds. Mobilitie wireless infrastructure includes communication towers, indoor and outdoor neutral host DAS networks, small cells, and Wi-Fi networks. Mobilitie's Advanced Technology Group engineers innovative wireless solutions that improve wireless service at the largest and most complex venues across all major industries—including sports and entertainment, real estate, hospitality, education, healthcare, government and transportation. The highest mobile data traffic ever recorded during an event was carried by a Mobilitie DAS network.
Mobilitie partners with cities and municipalities across the country to deploy next generation small cell sites and other infrastructure that provides local residents with enhanced mobile connectivity and wireless broadband access. Our high-density wireless infrastructure is designed to enable the richest, most interactive mobile experiences including real-time video streaming, location-based services, social media and other mobile applications.
Mobilitie is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and has regional offices across the United States and internationally. To learn more about our wireless coverage solutions, visit us at www.mobilitie.com.
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