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Distributed Antenna System

Distributed Antenna System provides an enhanced in-building signal for mobile device connectivity to NIH staff and visitors.

Customer Benefits

Provides and improves communications for cell phones, blackberries, pagers and other mobile devices, and expands signal quality of mobile devices. 

Customer Market

All NIH community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  What does the Distributed Antenna System consist of?

A:  The Distributed Antenna System (DAS) is a broadband, in-building, antenna system designed for the transmission of multiple Radio Frequency (RF) signals simultaneously over a passive antenna infrastructure. 
Q:  Which wireless carriers does the system support?
A:   The Distributed Antenna System at NIH Bethesda Campus supports Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint/Nextel mobile devices.
Q:  How much does it cost to implement?
A:   Cost will vary depending on the location and the desired coverage area.  CIT’s Distributed Antenna System project team can assist you with gathering your requirements and providing you with an estimate/cost.


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This page last reviewed: March 09, 2011