DAS & ERRCS Systems for Apartments / Multi-Use Facilities

Many modern apartment buildings present issues when connecting to cell phone towers due to the thick and sturdy materials needed to make buildings durable.

To provide your tenants and residents with reliable cell phone signal, you need a solution to blocked frequencies. A distributed antenna system (DAS) works to ensure that there are no “dead spots” in your facility leading to slow data or loss of cell phone signal.

Strong Building Materials Can Be Bad for Cell Phones

While concrete and metal are strong building materials, they also block out cell phone signals. Cellular signals work the same way as radio frequencies, starting strong at their source and becoming weaker the farther they get from the tower, so once they reach your building, they may not be strong enough to penetrate the building’s materials.

If you manage a large-scale residential building or own residential properties, it’s important to fix bad cell phone reception in your buildings. Harris Communications can install a cellular DAS system in your building to help ensure that your residents, their guests, and emergency personnel never experience zero bars. Knowing how to boost cell phone signals in buildings is often a job best left to the professionals; contact us today to learn about your options and the solutions we can provide for your building.

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How A Distributed Antenna System Can Improve Cell Phone Signals In Your Apartment Building

Building materials like concrete, metal, and brick hinder frequencies from reaching your device once you’re inside. A DAS may be necessary if you don’t want to stand near a window or go outside each time you need to use your phone. The signal from outside cell phone towers is evenly distributed throughout the building with a DAS, making sure that there are no dead spots in the building.

Designed to improve cellular coverage within a building, distributed antenna systems (DAS) are often necessary for occupants to have good cell phone connectivity in modern apartment buildings. Using a system of antennas and bi-directional amplifiers, you can amplify and distribute signals from nearby cell towers. The signal is distributed to different levels of the building with splitters or antenna taps, feeding into more indoor antennas. The size of the system of antennas is determined by the size of the building, and we perform extensive testing to ensure that all parts of the building are now able to receive a strong cell phone signal.

DAS Systems Case Studies: Apartments / Multi-Use Facilities

Does Your Apartment Building Need A DAS or An ERRCS?