Wireless Industry News

Carriers upgrades DAS, small cells, cells on wheels and more ahead of big game

More than 75,000 football fans are expected to descend on the San Francisco metropolitan area for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. To keep up with the expected demand for LTE capacity, Verizon Communications and AT&T made numerous infrastructure upgrades to accommodate the influx of data hungry mobile users.

According to AT&T, the carrier has spent more than $25 million on its Bay Area network in preparation for the Super Bowl.

For its part, Verizon, which is a major sponsor of the event, says it has spent $70 million on upgrades ahead of the event. Read More