23rd June 2022
SHARED ACCESS LAUNCHES STREET LEVEL
CONNECTIVITY INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION
Shared Access announces the launch of Street Solutions, a new division focused on improving connectivity and capacity in city centres, high streets and dense environments.
Designed to offer mobile operators and landlords a turnkey solution to street level connectivity challenges, Street Solutions delivers high capacity, multi operator mobile infrastructure.
Sam Jackman, Shared Access Chief Development Officer:
“There is a pressing need for urban infill of connectivity if cities are to flourish. Our shareable street infrastructure affords high capacity dedicated mobile phone connectivity with a minimal amount of additional equipment causing clutter on our streets. The Shared Access solution removes many of the obstacles usually associated with deployment in urban areas.”
Shared Access install – or upgrade existing – street lights that can be used by mobile network operators to provide 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G connectivity. Their solution which showcases a fresh approach to the design of street infrastructure, includes site acquisition, design and deployment as required. Shared Access is experienced in delivering connectivity in challenging environments. They worked hand-in-hand with Tottenham Hotspur to bring world class connectivity to their new stadium, including innovative street pole solutions around the stadium to provide capacity on match day. Other key locations for their high capability wireless infrastructure include the Aviva Stadium, Dundrum Shopping Centre, the Tyne Tunnel and Newcastle Airport.
Shared Access and Tottenham Hotspur embarked on an audacious mission in 2017 – to bring world class connectivity to Tottenham’s new stadium.
Building upon Shared Access’ previous experience deploying connectivity in large venues, the new system was designed, installed and fully funded by Shared Access. The stadium opened in April 2019 with all four UK mobile network operators live for the first game – a first in the UK.Continue Reading
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Tunnels are historically tough locations to get a phone signal. Traditional masts provide coverage outdoors to locations that can be seen – tunnels by their nature are underground, compact and often have lots of twists and turns that all stop existing outdoor signals from penetrating inside.
The Tyne Tunnel is no different. Originally opened in 1967, the seven miles of tunnels connect the town of Jarrow with North Shields and Howden. The traffic that passes through the tunnel allows vehicles both a way in and out of Newcastle. Over 40,000 vehicles travel through the Tyne Tunnel every day – that’s over 14,000,000 vehicles a year.Continue Reading
In August 2022 we completed our largest build to-date. The 45m state of the art tower and secure compound at Heathrow provides coverage for the National Air Traffic Services business, all UK mobile operators (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone) and Transport for London. It also has the capacity to take future tenants, allowing for additional connectivity in the Heathrow and Feltham area.Continue Reading