The Authority’s Approach Evaluate, Research, Execute BACKGROUND Construction Program Financial Issues Focus Group Responses Wireless Vendors, Equipment and Services (RFI) Airline and other tenant initiatives. Evaluate
The Authority’s Approach Evaluate, Research, Execute BACKGROUND Research Other Airport wireless initiatives 2.4 GHz cataloging Execute Build a Business Case Attain buy-in from executive team Form SOW Research Committee Board of Directors presentation Issue RFP
To allow airport users reliable, seamless wireless communications
To allow providers of Commercial Services nondiscriminatory access throughout the Airports.
To offer airlines and other Airport tenants access to wireless communications for Private Services.
To minimize disruption to the infrastructure of the Airports.
To provide the Authority with fair compensation for the use of the Authority’s facilities.
Use existing technology and capacity for wireless communications with the capability to add capacity and to support emerging technologies .
CWAS TEAM Authority DAY-TO-DAY COORDINATION WIFI Vendors IS3 LDBE
Marketing for WI-FI Vendor
Concession Contractor NEXTEL * SPRINT T-MOBILE VERIZON Other Carriers * Lead Carrier
ARCHITECTURE Main Hub Expansion Hub Remote Access Unit Core Switch LAN Switches Access Point CELL WI-FI Fiber CAT 5/6 Cable IAD: 4.6 million sq-ft. DCA: 1.6 million sq-ft
LGC Wireless Unison Distributed Antenna System (DAS)
Reduces Overall Installation Complexity And Costs
Fewer Antenna Locations
Supports All Major Wireless Freq Bands
Main Hub Expansion Hub Optical Electrical Cat- 5/6 ScTP RF Source RF Signal 1 Main Hub/ Up to 4 Expansion Hubs 1 Expansion Hub/ Up to 8 RAUs Converts RF to Optical Converts Optical to Electrical Converts Electrical to RF COAX Max Length: Single-mode 6 km Multi-mode 1.5 km 10 -100 Meters 170 Meters w/Cat-5 Extender Remote Access Unit Alarms Alarms Four Independent Systems – One For Each Level ARCHITECTURE - CELL Fiber
ARCHITECTURE – WI-FI Access Switch Private Access Controller Access for Private Tenant Redundant Core Private Gateway Cisco 1721 Router Core Switch 6509 Distribution Switch Access Switch AP Access for Edge AP AP Core Switch 6509 Internet Nomadix Gateway (hosts Portal Pages) Internet Connection Cisco 1721 Router Distribution Switch Distribution Switch Distribution Switch Distribution Switch Distribution Switch Access With Multiple VLANs Conceptual – Design In Process