TE Connectivity, Fiber-Span collaborate on public safety DAS

Code-compliant DAS supports primary public safety and critical first responder frequencies in the VHF/UHF/700/800/900/TETRA frequency bands.

Jun 16th, 2014

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) has announced a new public safety distributed antenna system (DAS). Developed in collaboration with Fiber-Span, the code-compliant DAS platform supports primary public safety and critical first responder frequencies in the VHF/UHF/700/800/900/TETRA frequency bands on a single system.

The new DAS is designed to provide high-reliability coverage for public safety communications services for both in-building and outdoor applications.

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"We are excited to extend our partnership with Fiber-Span," comments Peter Wraight, president of TE’s Wireless business unit. "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.”

TE will showcase the new public safety DAS platform at the "DAS & Small Cells Congress" in Las Vegas, NV on June 17-18, 2014, in booth 301. The solution will be available by Fall 2014, says the company.

“We are pleased to be working with TE, a technology leader, on a wide range of advanced communications systems,” concludes Hal Halpern, CEO of Fiber-Span. For more information about Fiber-Span's products, visit www.fiber-span.com or contact techinfo@fiber-span.com.

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