ExteNet Systems' Indianapolis Distributed Network Goes Live, Verizon Wireless Sees Improved Coverage
New Outdoor Distributed Network Will Expand Coverage and Capacity for Upcoming Sporting Events in Indianapolis
LISLE, Illinois – Feb 1, 2012 – ExteNet Systems, Inc. has completed the installation of a distributed telecommunications network in Downtown Indianapolis. Verizon Wireless is currently operating on 9 nodes in downtown Indianapolis and surrounding Lucas Oil Stadium.
The distributed antenna system (DAS) network is designed to provide residents and visitors with seamless cellular service throughout downtown Indianapolis. Wireless carriers are increasingly using outdoor distributed networks to provide first-class coverage and capacity for crowds gathered at major sporting events when demand on carrier networks jumps dramatically.
In addition to ExteNet’s 24x7x365 monitoring of all networks, ExteNet has implemented a Large Event Network Readiness Plan and has done extensive testing with Verizon on the Plan.
“In preparation for upcoming sporting events, Verizon Wireless has employed ExteNet Systems’ Distributed Network to improve wireless coverage and capacity in downtown Indianapolis.” said Mark Emerick, Verizon Wireless’ Director, System Performance MI/IN/KY Region.
“We are confident that our Distributed Network will provide excellent coverage and capacity for the carriers for the many events hosted in Indianapolis” said Ross Manire, ExteNet’s Chief Executive Officer.
About ExteNet Systems, Inc.
ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns, monitors and maintains open distributed networks for use by wireless carriers. ExteNet’s networks feature distributed antenna systems (DAS) that enhance coverage and capacity for superior wireless services in both outdoor and indoor spaces. ExteNet provides indoor distributed network solutions designed to improve wireless services in a number of specific environments including commercial real estate, government agencies, healthcare, higher education, hospitality and sports and entertainment.
ExteNet ranked 5th on the Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” list of the top 50 venture-backed companies in 2011. The company’s executive offices are located in suburban Chicago’s I-88 high-tech corridor. For more information, visit www.extenetsystems.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-505-3800.
“ExteNet” and "iDuct" are registered trademarks of ExteNet Systems, Inc. and its affiliates.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108.7 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.