SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced the Public Safety DAS solution. This innovative distributed antenna system (DAS) supports primary public safety and critical first responder frequencies in the VHF/UHF/700/800/TETRA bands on a single system and provides high reliability coverage for public safety communications services, both in-building and outdoors.
TE, with collaboration from Fiber-Span, has developed a code-compliant, single DAS platform that supports the VHF/UHF/700/800/TETRA frequency bands used by public-safety agencies. This new TE DAS platform will offer customers a seamless and world-class commercial and public safety DAS solution for in-building and outdoor wireless coverage.
Peter Wraight, president of TE’s Wireless Business Unit, said, "We are excited to extend our partnership with Fiber-Span. With collaboration from Fiber-Span, TE developed this solution to ensure life-safety protection for the public as well as police, firefighters and other first responders.”
Hal Halpern, CEO of Fiber-Span, said, “We are pleased to be working with TE, a technology leader on a wide range of advanced communications systems.”
TE will showcase the Public Safety DAS solution at the DAS & Small Cells Congress in Las Vegas Nevada from June 17-18 2014, in booth 301. The solution will be available by Fall, 2014.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit: www.TE.com.
Fiber-Span is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing communications networks and DAS products for In-Building, In-Tunnel and Outdoor coverage for the wireless, public safety, government and military markets. Fiber-Span also offers custom design solutions for complex applications and system integrations.
Over the last couple of decades, Fiber-Span has successfully deployed multi-band systems including cellular, PCS, public safety and other frequency bands in various global locations. With an expert team of designers and extensive industry experience Fiber-Span has been continually satisfying customer needs by delivering reliable, flexible and scalable wireless solutions.