In putting together the checklist, the DAS Forum explains that:
"More higher education institutions, healthcare facilities, hospitality venues and commercial building owners are realizing they need better indoor wireless coverage, both for commercial cellular service and public safety systems. A distributed antenna system can be a good fit to bring wireless services closer to the end user, both inside and outdoors. Often, business and venue owners want to issue a Request for Proposal, or a Request for Information to compare information from various vendors. However, DAS designs and installments are complex and business owners might not understand that complexity when issuing an RFP."