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Reader Poll: Will the Street Pole Wireless Antenna System Be Worth It?

Wireless companies, especially Verizon and private partner Extenet, have been swapping out traditional street lights in the North End for micro cell towers hosting a distributed antenna system to enhance wireless phone and data usage in the neighborhood.  The system is being installed on city-owned street light poles in the North End. The poles have a Read More…

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Verizon Wireless Installing New Antennas on Commercial Street Rooftops [Videos]

In order to improve voice and data coverage along Commercial Street and the North End / Waterfront, Verizon Wireless is proposing new antennas to be installed on specific rooftops where private building owners are leasing space to the company. Representatives of Verizon presented plans at this week’s neighborhood meetings, as shown in the videos below. At 406-418 Commercial Read More…

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Wireless LTE Antennas Proposed for North End Street Lights [Video]

Extenet presented to North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding their plans to install a Wireless Distributed Antenna System Network in Boston’s North End and throughout downtown using city-owned street light poles and traffic signal posts. Verizon and other wireless carriers would buy service from Extenet to enhance their LTE wireless coverage within Boston’s neighborhoods for Read More…

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Street Light Wireless Antennas Coming to North End and Downtown Boston

A representative of Extenet Systems presented this week to the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) regarding their plans to install a Wireless Distributed Antenna System Network in Boston’s North End and throughout downtown using city-owned street light poles and traffic signal posts. Verizon and other wireless carriers would buy service from Extenet to enhance their Read More…