I have been supporting the Fiber-to-the-Antenna market for almost six years. It has been fun to watch how wireless networks are changing as more radios are placed on the top of towers. Besides requiring cutting-edge performance and high fiber counts to support LTE and eventually 5G, network operators also need infrastructure solutions they can implement quickly, upgrade easily, and that require little troubleshooting. That’s where the HELIAX FiberFeed Pendant solution from CommScope comes in to play. Pendant is a hybrid fiber and power cabling solution that incorporates a low-profile breakout terminal to reduce complexity, save tower space and accelerate deployments. Check out this video for more information, and leave me a comment with any questions.

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Eric Leichter

Eric Leichter is director for business development for CommScope Mobility Solutions, focused on fiber and power solutions for remote radio deployments. He has over 15 years of experience with telecommunications and optical fiber solutions, including roles supporting application and field engineering, product management, standards and training. While supporting a mix of wireless, data center, campus, and outside plant applications, Eric has experience with a multitude of vendor and generic solutions sets. He is a multiple patent holder, has provided several dozen published articles and conference presentations, and is a LEED Green Associate. Eric has an engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and an MBA from Gardner-Webb University.

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