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“Fix My Wireless!”

Often this is the only phrase a business manager has for their overworked ‘IT Tech’ (who is also sometimes the bookkeeper, operations executive and logistics lead). Even large commercial organizations face a gap between operational wireless needs and IT resources.  When business performance requires mobile access, the gap goes from being an inconvenience to negatively affecting company revenues.

Start thinking about where your organization can benefit the most.

1) Upgrade Old Hardware

It is sometimes just that simple. For the best wireless experiences, your team needs hardware that can approach gigabit speeds and a solid number of connections. More consultation may be needed to spec out your solution, but minimally start with an 802.11ac Wave 2 dual-band (2×2) environment with management software that allows your WiFi access points to work together. Planning for the future? Best to go WiFi 6 (802.11ax) if your budget allows.

2) Operate in the Cloud

Your applications should be built for wireless. Your network should be a hybrid cloud – one that is safely, capable of meeting employee needs on an optimized platform in and out of the office. Start with cloud migration that allows for the most collaboration between your team and partners. See where the cloud can grow your bottom line or decrease expenses.

  • Assumption: have you already considered business continuity? If not, address this first!
  • Primary business apps; consider MS Office 365, Google Suite, Dropbox and others.
  • Increase network bandwidth; upgrade to 10Gig Copper, Cat6 and Fiber. Offload video storage to NAS. Let’s talk
3) Improve Your Cellular

Improve your cellular inside the building today. 4G LTE is a great compliment to your WiFi network but cement walls and eco-film covered windows may be keeping 4G signal from reaching your device. DAS systems and BDA repeaters increase signal coverage in tough areas and provide voice and data access for employees and contractors. Decrease overall installation cost by considering improving cellular and wifi in the same deployment schedule. For commercial real estate and Multiple-Dwelling Unit (MDU) space, the improved cellular is often a compelling amenity for tenants.

If our wireless is overdue for a performance evaluation, ‘fix’ it by getting started today. Your IT Tech will even give you the credit.

About UHP Wireless Networks:

Urban Harvest Partnership, LLC dba UHP Wireless Networks provides technology services for corporations and municipal agencies.  UHP Wireless Networks works with organizations to plan and deliver infrastructure for Smart, Connected Buildings and Cities. Our solutions improve cellular signal inside of buildings and utilize a combination of smart cameras and low power IoT sensors that provide real time data for efficiently managing assets. Offered solutions include: In-Building Wireless (BDA/DAS); IoT; Cloud Solutions; Wireless LAN; 10 Gig Copper & Fiber Optics Structured Cabling; Site Surveys; Network Infrastructure.

Contact:  John Cureton, Founding Partner, cureton@uhpwireless.com, Linkedin

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UHP Wireless Networks Gains Reseller Certification for Cel-Fi QUATRA Hybrid DAS
Graphic Improve Cellular Coverage
Improve Cellular Coverage – Our DAS and BDA repeater systems bring more coverage throughout your building. Let’s survey what option fits you best.

 

Cel-Fi speeds up cellular improvements and FirstNet public safety offering capability

Building owners and facility managers are looking for ways to improve cellular signal within their properties and 2020 is the right year to make a move. UHP Wireless Networks (UHP) is positioned for faster deployments by becoming a Certified Reseller with the Cel-Fi QUATRA solutions from Nextivity. UHP is also a FirstNet Dealer through AT&T for public safety first responders.

We often use our cell phones more than our desk phones, but concrete walls and energy efficient window tinting blocks customer calls from getting through.  Building owners have known about in-building cellular solutions, but may be fearful of the expense or unsure about the technology.  Cel-Fi QUATRA allows installers like UHP Wireless Networks to address both concerns with a dependable solution.

“We’re excited to have a solution that allows us to survey, deploy and optimize in-building cellular within a timeframe and budget our customers expect. Cel-Fi QUATRA offers flexibility in carrier coverage and is designed to be friendly to the carrier’s environment. Employees see (hear) the difference right away.”

Jonathan Ford, UHP Wireless Networks

About UHP Wireless Networks:

Urban Harvest Partnership, LLC dba UHP Wireless Networks provides technology services for corporations and municipal agencies.  UHP Wireless Networks works with organizations to plan and deliver infrastructure for Smart, Connected Buildings and Cities. Our solutions improve cellular signal inside of buildings, and utilize a combination of smart cameras and low power IoT sensors that provide real time data for efficiently managing assets. In-Building Wireless (BDA/DAS) * IoT * Cloud Solutions * Wireless LAN * 10 Gig Copper & Fiber Optics Structured Cabling * Site Surveys  * Network Infrastructure

 

About Cel-Fi by Nextivity:

Headquartered in San Diego, Nextivity Inc. develops the award-winning Cel-Fi family of products for delivering best-in-class cellular coverage for home, office, and on the go – at the lowest cost per decibel. Authorized for use by more than 179 leading global carriers in 98 countries, Cel-Fi products leverage advanced signal processing and intelligent antenna design, and are the world’s only self-configuring, environmentally aware indoor coverage systems. Additional information is available at Cel-Fi.com, on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YoutTube.

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UHP Wireless Networks rollout new IoT Smart Building Solutions in the US based on Actility’s IoT platform

Based in Philadelphia, UHP Wireless Networks, a leading provider of network technology services to Federal, Local and Commercial customers in the United States, has become an Actility Channel Partner and is now distributing LoRaWAN® connectivity offers using Actility’s ThingPark™ platform, focusing on Smart Building and Smart City use cases.

 Smart Buildings Get Safer Through Actility’s Network Management Platform

2020 is the perfect time to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) for your facility.  UHP Wireless Networks brings years of experience in infrastructure deployment together with Actility’s IoT Platform, making it easier to scale and manage IoT technology.

Smart Buildings bring real time date for efficient operations and facilities management. As operations and IT staff begin to work together on addressing deployment challenges, partners like UHP Wireless Networks bring ideas that can be implemented now. The Actility’s ThingPark™ platform for IoT brings management to a wide range of devices, sensors and the applications that allow you to ‘see and hear’ your building.  ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure.

IoT delivering smart buildings and digital facilities management

IoT offers ideal mechanisms to make buildings more sustainable and productive. Simple, low-cost sensor devices provide valuable real-time contextualized data. Together with Actility, UHP Wireless Networks enable building management companies to deliver various services using a common IoT enabler platform, providing LoRaWAN™  network server and software to manage public city-owned or private networks, under a unified, scalable, multipurpose IoT network infrastructure.

Specifically, LoRaWAN™ is ideal for Smart Building applications, because LoRaWAN™ has the lowest cost for network infrastructure deployment and maintenance thanks to its high link budget, long range, good redundancy and ease for scaling densification. Cost-efficient IoT solution well-complementing legacy BMS.

We are excited to have a platform which makes IoT deployment less worrisome for building owners and facility managers. ThingPark provides use of IoT for insight into building operations and data for management decisions. It’s scalable on the LoRaWAN standard to start with Occupancy Monitoring, and add other functions like Smart Parking, Waste Bin Monitoring and Tenant Surveying later.” said Jonathan Ford, Managing Partner at UHP Wireless Networks.

Smart Buildings and Smart Cities are major domains which are benefiting from a large variety of IoT use cases. We are pleased to expand IoT applications in the US with such a great partner as UHP Wireless Networks” added Nicolas Jordan, COO at Actility.

About UHP Wireless Networks:

Urban Harvest Partnership, LLC dba UHP Wireless Networks provides technology services for corporations and municipal agencies.  UHP Wireless Networks works with organizations to plan and deliver infrastructure for Smart, Connected Buildings and Cities. Our solutions improve cellular signal inside of buildings and utilize a combination of smart cameras and low power IoT sensors that provide real time data for efficiently managing assets. Offered solutions include: In-Building Wireless (BDA/DAS); IoT; Cloud Solutions; Wireless LAN; 10 Gig Copper & Fiber Optics Structured Cabling; Site Surveys; Network Infrastructure.

Contact:  John Cureton, Founding Partner, cureton@uhpwireless.com, Linkedin

About Actility:

Actility is a world leader in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things. Actility provides its ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure. The vast majority of nationwide LoRaWAN® network service providers (over 50) and hundreds of companies trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also provides patented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of use cases.

Contact: https://www.actility.com/contact/