Case Studies & White Papers

Read about our high-profile customer case studies and our industry expert white papers

Offshore wind farms case study Wembley Stadium case study
Date: January, 2017
Cobham Wireless teamed up with EE to deliver a flexible and reliable DAS solution to address the connectivity problems and significant increase in mobile traffic from fans sharing their experience with friends and family through calls, texts and social media.
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Offshore wind farms case study Offshore wind farms case study
Date: May, 2016
Offshore wind farms are amongst the most challenging environments to provision emergency communications services with RF-reflecting construction materials, harsh weather conditions and proximity to the coast all hampering traditional services.
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TeraVM NFV Automation white paper NFV enabling automation and performance validation white paper
Date: March, 2016
With carriers seeking to deliver new network services to their customers in weeks rather than months, carriers are aggressively pushing solution vendors to deliver more in shorter time frames.
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Ensuring high-availability and resiliency for NFV white paper
Date: January, 2016
NFV decouples the network functions, such as network address translation, firewalling, intrusion detection, and domain name service (DNS) to name a few; from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run in software on commodity servers.
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Using idDAS for one million partygoers case study
Date: January, 2016
Cobham Wireless worked with Vodafone and Telefónica to provision the world’s first idDAS system, and provide one million partygoers with reliable coverage during New Year’s Eve along Berlin’s famous Fan Mile.
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idDAS: going beyond capacity shifting white paper
Date: December, 2015
In our latest whitepaper titled “idDAS: going beyond capacity shifting”, Rami Hasarchi, Director of Strategy, takes a deeper dive into our digital DAS solutions range, covering CPRI routing, C-RAN, noise management, and much more.
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Connecting a superyacht case study
Date: December, 2015
We teamed-up with a marine communication system specialist to design and provision a DAS communication system on a superyacht, to increase cellular provision to crew and passengers.
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idDAS: bringing intelligence to coverage provision white paper
Date: June, 2015
In our latest whitepaper titled “idDAS: Bringing intelligence to coverage provision”, Ingo Flömer, Product Manager, covers all aspects of our latest digital DAS solutions range, including a wide range of use case examples.
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Oslo Metro case study
Date: November, 2014
We worked with Telenor to deploy a coverage system that delivers reliable 2G, 3G and 4G wireless connection to passengers on the Oslo Metro every day. This was is the first MIMO deployment inside a metro environment.
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Heathrow Terminal 2 case study
Date: July, 2014
With a capacity of 30 million passengers each year, Heathrow’s newest phase of development ‘Terminal 2’ required the latest cellular and public safety coverage solutions, serving all emergency services, airport personnel and of course, the general public.
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Vodafone onboard case study
Date: June, 2014
Working in conjunction with Vodafone and East Midlands Trains, we helped to deploy a digital onboard coverage system that delivers a reliable wireless connection to passengers every day. The first of its kind in the UK, the system supports 2G, 3G and 4G cellular services.
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Brazil Stadia case study
Date: June, 2014
With a busy summer ahead, Brazil’s stadia will be staying connected with the help of our equipment. Working alongside RFS, we have helped to provide a multi-band multi-operator system into some of the largest stadiums in Brazil.
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Singapore TETRA network case study
Date: May, 2014
Working with the Singapore public safety network, we provided a state-of-the-art public safety communications system that is flexible and future-proof, covering the whole city from their government buildings to underground metro network.
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The Shard case study
Date: February, 2014
The Shard is one of Europe’s tallest multi-use buildings and working with Vodafone, it is now the highest man-made point in the UK that users can text, call and tweet from.
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A guide to DAS optimisation white paper
Date: January, 2014
The optimisation of an in-building distributed antenna system (DAS) has traditionally been a function of coverage and capacity. A third consideration has come into play with the increased capacity demand created by new generation mobile technologies – an essential requirement to future-proof the system and ensure coverage for a variety of wireless technologies.
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Mandela Square case study
Date: December, 2013
This case study covers the in-building system we deployed in Nelson Mandela Square: South Africa’s top business and entertainment hub.
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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority case study
Date: October, 2013
Read about our ongoing work with WMATA where we are deploying public safety solutions in difficult environments and helping to keep America’s capital city connected.
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MIMO Off Air Repeaters white paper
Date: July, 2013
To provide throughput in LTE networks it is essential to reduce the link loss between the eNodeB and the Mobile. For Hot spots and smaller areas this can be achieved in an easy way by using off air repeaters on a MIMO network.
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2012 Olympic Games case study
Date: November, 2012
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games delivered the ultimate in sporting drama, seeing over 10 million people attend the events over the 4 weeks during the summer. Read about how we helped keep one of the world’s biggest sporting events connected.
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Brisbane Airport Link case study
Date: November, 2012
As the largest road infrastructure project in Australia, we are proud to have worked with Thiess John Holland on this project. A multi-operator deployment as well as both radio broadcast, this was a challenging project with the final system consisting of 50 multiband optic repeaters.
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Stockholm Metro case study
Date: 2012
Replacing an existing system can produce numerous challenges including, the smooth transition of the old system to the new system without any down time. The Metro environment also poses a challenge with the restricted space within the tunnels and stations.

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Burj Khalifa case study
Date: 2012
The Burj Khalifa is not only the world’s tallest building, but an outstanding feat of engineering. Standing at 828 meters high and consisting of more than 160 stories, it needed a TETRA solution it could rely on.
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Lainzer tunnel case study
Date: 2012
The challenge for this project was to implement a VHF and digital wireless system for the national Austrian railway operator ÖBB (Österreichische Bundesbahnen). We worked with Kapsch CarrierCom to work with a completely redundant public safety and cellular system and bring it up to date to provide reliable coverage.
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IMOP Operation Principles white paper
Date: April, 2011
Repeaters are used to provide coverage for mobile devices within an area that is isolated from the mobile network, for example the inside of a building or train. The IMOP algorithm is part of the digital signal processing for the repeater, and can help identify when isolation margins have become low.
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TETRA SDR Repeater white paper
Date: April, 2011
The new digital TETRA repeater from Cobham Wireless offers an impressive list of features thanks to the use of Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology. The new concept offers higher performance and flexibility and makes it possible to add future enhancements and new functionality by simply downloading new software to the product.
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Smart ALC white paper
Date: April, 2011
Smart Automatic Level Control (ALC) can help avoid non-linear singal compression and therefore ensure the performance of mobile devices and base stations remain stable. Read our white paper to find out how.
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Botnia tunnel case study
Date: 2010
Located in Northern Sweden, this railway consisting of 190 km of track and 13 tunnels required an extensive and complicated system to run. We worked with Alcatel-Lucent to put a GSM-R system in this large project that included 97 repeaters.
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Istanbul LRT case study
Date: 2010
The Istanbul LRT is a light metro system spanning 32km. The system consists of a total of 40 stations and transports over 300,000 passengers a day. We worked with AIR Telecommunication Solutions to provide public safety coverage for the police and TETRA networks.
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Sands Resort & Casino case study
Date: 2009
With no existing cellular coverage, the system in this disused building needed to include a completely redundant public safety system and a mobile network for customers, as well as internal radio communications for the smooth running of the new resort.
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Dubai Metro case study
Date: 2009
Spanning 75km, the Dubai Metro is the world’s largest fully automated metro network. Adding a fully working customised TETRA network was essential to provide a fail-safe public safety system for the busy metro line.
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Istanbul Metro case study
Date: 2009
We worked with AIR Telecommunications Solutions to add a reliable TETRA public safety solutions that was robust and reliable, to world’s second oldest subterranean urban rail line.
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Maldive Islands case study
Date: 2009
The Maldive Islands – known as one of the most beautiful places in the world – needed coverage extension to their remotest of islands while lowering both CAPEX and OPEX.
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Malé in the Maldives case study
Date: 2009
Faced with narrow streets, tightly packed buildings, and restrictions on cell towers we worked with mobile operator Wataniya to deliver 2G and 3G coverage via distributed multi-band digital repeaters linked to a ‘base station hotel’.
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Heathrow airport T5 case study
Date: April, 2008
London Heathrow’s brand new passenger terminal, dedicated to British Airways, took 18 years to design and 20,000 workers to build at a cost of £4.3bn. It needed a future proof cellular infrastructure for cellular operators, airports operators and the emergency services.
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Lincoln and Holland Tunnels case study
Date: 2007
Measuring a combing total of 5.2km, the Lincoln and Holland tunnels run under the Hudson River, linking Manhattan Island in New York with New Jersey. The high level of traffic added an extra complexity to this project, and access restrictions also presented a challenge.
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