Wireless coverage in elevators
June 8, 2016
Car-mounted distributed antenna systems promise to end the nagging problem of dropped calls in elevators
Elevator coverage for mobile services is becoming a mandatory requirement for buildings and is rapidly becoming a requirement in lease agreements between tenants and building owners. In addition, in elevator coverage is required for public safety wireless applications.
Unfortunately, traditional solutions for wireless coverage inside elevators leave much to be desired: Antennas mounted within elevator shafts don’t provide consistent coverage throughout tall buildings, and lobby-mounted antennas cause constant handoffs for elevator passengers with mobile devices, degrading call performance and leading to call drops. However, a new solution promises to overcome the shortcomings of these legacy solutions.
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