Forever on a quest to improve the accuracy of network predictions in our software, we recently released a new feature called "Body Loss Modeling." With Body Loss Modeling, you can now account for the attenuation caused by bodies packed into a tight space together in your design - most useful for high-density venues like stadiums, arenas, or conference centers.Read More
What's iBwave Release 10 About?
The newest release of iBwave Design 10 provides teams with everything they need in a software to design for new and emerging wireless technologies and tackle the challenge of designing for dense environments.Read More
It’s all about more and faster mobile data!
For the past decade, a mobile carrier’s prime focus has been on cellular coverage improvements to provide traditional mobile services to their subscribers - i.e., voice, SMS, and data services - anywhere, anytime. As 80% of mobile sessions happen indoors, there has been a major push for massive deployments of active/passive DAS systems inside major venues like airports, stadiums, enterprise campuses and hospitality venues since the early 2010s.Read More
As of 2014, 934 stadiums worldwide have 30,000 or more seats: 228 in North America; 129 in Central and South America; 243 in Europe; 98 in Middle East and Africa; and 236 in the APAC region. The USA alone has 217 stadiums with 30,000 seats or more, and about two thirds of these are used primarily for American Football.Read More
As you know, it’s extremely challenging to provide a completely connected experience for thousands of fans packed into a stadium. So you can imagine the effort it took to upgrade the University of Phoenix stadium for this year’s Big Game. But 12.79TB* of data later, we know it was a record breaking success.Read More
By Vladan Jevremovic, PhD – Research Director at iBwaveRead More
Did you know that 20 of the world's 100 tallest buildings are in the United Arab Emirates? It is not surprising, then, that our iBwave team decided to return, once again, to the Arabian Peninsula where they have an established presence in one of the fastest-growing in-building markets, to host a series of seminars focusing on the latest in-building wireless network challenges, particularly for large structures and high-rise buildings…Read More
- Seahawks or Broncos t-shirt
- Game day tailgate refreshments
- Ticket that is worth more than your monthly car payment (unless you were lucky enough to be invited by someone else!)
- Network connection for live tweeting, Instagram selfies and instant replay streaming
Whether or not you’ll be watching the Big Game this Sunday directly from the MetLife Stadium (leave us a comment if you’ll be working there!) or, more likely, from the comfort of your living room, us in-building geeks will definitely be thinking about more than the final score throughout the pre-game, first kickoff, halftime show and winning goal. The major US operators and their subcontractors have been working tirelessly for months to ensure a 1st class wireless fan experience during the game but come game day, anything can happen. Remember the power outage at last year’s game?Read More
Millions of viewers tuned in to last night’s Super Bowl, which was hosted in Indianapolis this year. But there were also 70,000 fans inside the Lucas Oil Stadium, many of whom were equipped with smartphones, wanting the ultimate sporting experience by streaming live video, making instant updates on social media, using apps for player stats, venue maps, and much more.Read More