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Some of Indoor Wireless' customers include Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile.
The company also services independently-owned oﬃce buildings,
sports complexes, tunnels, hospitals, airports and the transportation and hospitality industries.
In August, Indoor Wireless completed a high-proﬁle project for
Columbus International Airport.
It installed and optimized a new
Corning ONE wireless platform at
the airport, enabling it to have a
public safety layer on its DAS.
Leveraging a high-performance
optical backbone, the Corning
ONE Wireless Platform is designed to handle core cellular
technologies and enable multiple
applications, including wireless
LAN, public safety and location-based services.
"The challenges of working
inside an international airport
were amazing," Mott says. "You
couldn't just walk in and pull cable.
There was a lot of scheduling and
project managing involved. But
now their internal security and ﬁrst
responders can use their radios
anywhere inside that airport. The
signal strength and bandwidth has
A large percentage of Indoor
Wireless' business also involves
healthcare facilities. The company is ramping up for two large
projects for hospital clients in the
BUILDING A DREAM
Founded in 2002 by Larry Mott
and his wife, Gina Mott, Indoor
Wireless has been providing
cutting-edge technology solutions
in the Midwest and continues to
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Indoor Wireless' customers include Verizon
Wireless, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile.
etch a wider footprint nationwide.
The company started as a dream
for Larry Mott, who had worked
as a radio frequency engineer for a
variety of cellular carriers around
the world for 15 years. "I saw a
company on the East Coast that
started doing repeaters," he says.
"I saw an opportunity."
Mott put together a team of
design engineers, installers and
service technicians trained in all
aspects of DAS technology. "Like
most startups, you just want an
opportunity get your foot in the
door," he says. "I was focusing on
building my company's reputation
in the industry. Thankfully, the
technology caught on."
Modern construction methods
and materials impact wireless
Antenna Systems were designed
to extend wireless coverage for
cell phones to work inside buildings. DAS adds value for building
tenants by enabling the use of
cellular devices throughout the
building and can support multiple
carriers and even improve the
battery life of cell phones.
Indoor Wireless considers itself
a turnkey engineering company dedicated to wireless signal
distribution, ﬁber-optic connections, police/ﬁre radios and ﬁrst
responder communication. Cellular technology is constantly
changing and Indoor Wireless
prides itself on being able to help
building owners and contractors stay connected throughout
such changes. As the bandwidth
needed to transfer data continues
to grow, Indoor Wireless plans to
grow with it.