TE Connectivity today announced that its FlexWave Prism distributed antenna system (DAS) has been deployed to restore wireline and wireless telephone service on New York’s Fire Island. When Hurricane Sandy destroyed the wireline telephone infrastructure on the island, the local wireline service provider and its wireless counterpart teamed up to deploy FlexWave Prism DAS to bring landline, E911, LTE and 3G mobile services to the area. Local residents plug their landline phones into a wireless gateway to receive dial tone and normal telephone service, while mobile users can also access the network through their cell phones and smartphones.
About TE ConnectivityTE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit: www.TE.com. TE Connectivity, TE connectivity (logo), and FlexWave are trademarks. All other logos, products and/ or company names referred to herein might be trademarks of their respective owners. ©2013 ADC Telecommunications, Inc., a TE Connectivity Ltd. company. All rights reserved.