Telecom Lead America: CommScope, a provider of
infrastructure solutions for communications networks, is deploying the
communications infrastructure supporting the ultra-modern facility in Perot
Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas.
The company said that its technology will underpin
everything – from touch-screen, interactive exhibits to the box office – and
provide cellular coverage throughout.
In addition, the solution includes infrastructure to
support a VoIP phone system, as well as building management and security
As part of the museum’s in-building communications
solution, CommScope is providing design and project management through
its Global Services team.
The network Installation includes 200,000 end-to-end feet
of Category 6 cabling and a distributed antenna system for blanketed wireless
CommScope understands modern building construction and
how to design a high-performance, reliable solution for major public venues
like the Perot Museum,” said Laurie Oswald, vice president, North American
Enterprise Sales, CommScope.
The museum features environmentally-friendly LED
lighting, a rainwater collection system, solar-powered hot water heating and a
sustainable landscape of trees and plants native to Texas.
Our communications infrastructure was no different.
Having previously worked with CommScope on the new Dallas Cowboys stadium,
where they exceeded expectations, it was an easy choice to bring them in on
another high-profile project,” said Justin Ashford, the museum’s director of
has enabled a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) data transmission over off-the-shelf multi-mode
fiber optic cabling at a length of 430 meters in a demonstration.