New fiber-to-the-edge class of wireless solutions tackles Middleprise coverage challenges paving the way forward for a 5G experience
PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Fiber2Antenna—SOLiD, the leader in in-building coverage, capacity, and public safety infrastructure, today introduced Fiber2Antenna™, a new class of wireless solutions aimed at solving the Middleprise in-building coverage challenge. The first new product in this family is the SOLiD ALLIANCETM edgeROU, a compact active 5G antenna that will be unveiled during Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, October 22-24, 2019.
Built on the reliable, modular SOLiD ALLIANCE platform, the innovative new Fiber2Antenna solutions deliver advanced fiber-to-the-edge technology which provides a ‘Wi-Fi like’ mobile experience indoors. The SOLiD Fiber2Antenna solutions are compatible with major mobile networks worldwide and support 5G new radio (NR) specifications for future-proof investment protection.
“Leveraging our expertise in industry-leading, multi-operator DAS technology, SOLiD is driving cost and complexity out of Middleprise solutions to solve coverage issues that otherwise can’t be addressed affordably,” said Ken Sandfeld, President of SOLiD Americas. “With the introduction of this new Fiber2Antenna class solution segment, SOLiD will change how enterprise buildings solve wireless coverage in 2020 just as 5G commercial services approach mass market adoption.”
The new SOLiD ALLIANCE edgeROU offers a small size, active antenna for ease of installation and 15-25% more coverage per antenna point in your building with more powerful amplifiers than available from the competition. The edgeROU provides the Middleprise with a ‘Wi-Fi like’ solution to cover their buildings. Shipments of the ALLIANCE edgeROU are set to begin in Q1 2020, and SOLiD will begin taking orders before the end of this year. To learn more, visit SOLiD in Booth 1918 at MWC 2019, Los Angeles, October 22-24.
SOLiD drives extreme edge connectivity through a portfolio of DAS, optical and IOT solutions to connect people, places and things in a fantastically connected world. SOLiD delivers distributed antenna systems, optical transport and IOT solutions across the globe. SOLiD enables indoor and outdoor cellular and public-safety communications at some of the world’s best-known and most challenging venues including leading hospitals; professional, and college sports venues; government, university and Fortune 500 corporate buildings and campuses; international airports and metropolitan subways; industrial and logistical facilities; and other high-profile sites. For further information on SOLiD DAS, Backhaul and Fronthaul, and IOT solutions visit www.solid.com/us or call 1-(888) 409-9997.