Case studies

Secure and Safe Connectivity for a Manufacturing World Leader
May 16, 2024

Secure and Safe Connectivity for a Manufacturing World Leader

TSMC is the world leader in semiconductor manufacturing and is one of the world’s 10 largest companies, with a market cap of $468 billion. To give an idea of scale, in 2022, TSMC served over 500 customers, manufacturing 12,698 products for multiple market sectors, including smartphones, Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, and digital consumer electronics. It is a huge player in the space with multiple manufacturing sites in Taiwan, China, US and Japan. TSMC needed a solution to deliver a highly secure network across all of its manufacturing and R&D facilities.

RFS Cable Made with Green Energy
March 28, 2024

RFS Cable Made with Green Energy

RFS Factory, Suzhou, China. As we continue to feel the impact of global warming and the need to tackle Net Zero targets more aggressively increases, at RFS, we are committed to investing in ways to reduce our carbon impact. As a leading designer and manufacturer, this spans developing greener products, minimizing the impact of our logistics, and improving the efficiency of our operations worldwide. This includes a major upgrade to our factory in Suzhou to significantly reduce dependence on fossil fuel energy.

Complete connectivity for one of the UK’s largest warehouses
December 5, 2023

Complete connectivity for one of the UK’s largest warehouses

One of the largest warehouses in the UK, spanning 400,000 m2, with around 1,000 employees, needed to upgrade its connectivity infrastructure to ensure it was able to deliver the true mission-critical coverage needed to keep the facility and its staff safe.

Delivering equipment in a crisis
November 17, 2023

Delivering equipment in a crisis

July 2021 saw widespread flooding in Europe, leaving a trail of destruction in Germany and neighboring countries, with the Ahr Valley feeling the worst of the effects. A consequence of the flooding was the destruction of homes, businesses, and key infrastructure. The floods impacted hundreds of cell sites, leaving hundreds of thousands in the region without connectivity which is more important than ever in the face of a crisis.

Japan Subway JMCIA
November 2, 2023

Japan Subway JMCIA

Japan Mobile Communications Infrastructure Association (JMCIA) is a telecoms consortium in Japan responsible for deploying wireless connectivity in a range of environments, including road tunnels, railway, and subway tunnels, across Japan. With the government in Japan aiming to deliver 5G to 95% of the Japanese population by March 2024, there are significant infrastructure projects ongoing to upgrade the country’s mobile infrastructure to meet this target.

Streamlining fronthaul connectivity in Italy
September 19, 2023

Streamlining fronthaul connectivity in Italy

5G may be a wireless technology, but fiber is a critical element of its infrastructure. To deliver the promises on speed and latency, 5G needs fiber and lots of it. In radio access networks, a typical cell site needs fiber connections for fronthaul, midhaul, and backhaul, and each comes with its own set of challenges. A tier one operator and OEM partner needed a solution that would deliver both a fronthaul fiber connection from the Baseband Unit (BBU) and a power connection to its Active Antenna Systems at Macro sites in Italy.

Bringing 5G to Hong Kong
June 30, 2023

Bringing 5G to Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the absolute world leaders when it comes to 5G coverage, with it already exceeding 90% of the population. The spectrum bands used for 5G mean operators now need to address a wide variety of frequencies, each with specific challenges that need to be overcome to ensure smooth and successful deployments.

May 21, 2019

RFS and QMC bring indoor wireless coverage to the Corcovado-Paineiras Visitor Center in Brazil

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) partnered with QMC Telecom International (QMC) to provide indoor wireless connectivity for more than 1 million people who visit Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, every year. The popular tourist area boasts one of the 7 new world wonders: Christ the Redeemer.

October 4, 2018

Brazil’s Most Challenging Repacking Project Comes In Ahead of Schedule with Help from RFS

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) partnered with EAD, the organization responsible for migrating analog TV signals to digital in Brazil, to play a key role in the success of the largest and most challenging project in the Brazilian repacking program: The Sumaré Tower project, which provides Digital TV services to over 20 million people.

January 30, 2018

RFS Helps Cobham Wireless Improve Public Safety and Cellular Communications at the Largest High School in the USA

RFS’ HYBRIFLEX® Hybrid Cabling Solution was Key to Increasing Wireless Coverage and Capacity at Evanston Township High School. When Cobham Wireless decided to bring the benefits of a modern digital communications system to Evanston Township High School (ETHS) near Chicago, Illinois, the largest high school in the USA, the company turned to RFS for the cable requirements in the updated solution. HYBRIFLEX®, RFS’ innovative, all-in-one cabling solution for remote radio units (RRUs), fit the project requirements perfectly...

September 13, 2016

Nuclear Power Plant Tests DAS: An initial test of a distributed antenna system (DAS) shows promise for addressing nuclear power plant coverage challenges.

Nuclear power plants need reliable wireless communication systems for efficient management and maintenance, but their complex, super-reinforced concrete construction makes it difficult to get RF signals to and through most areas within. RFS and SOLiD developed and tested a DAS system for a decommissioning plant in Florida as a proof-of-concept to overcome these challenges and enable wireless communications inside the plant...

October 21, 2013

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), Transit Wireless and SOLiD Bring Wireless Service to New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) Riders

Massive endeavor will bring wireless voice and data communications capabilities to 277 New York subway stations by 2018.

June 7, 2012

RFS RADIAFLEX® Radiating Cable Helps Provide Seamless Wireless Connectivity to Millions of Boston’s MBTA Subway Riders

One of the primary challenges in designing a solution to offer comprehensive wireless access within the Boston subway system was addressing the city's highly complex system of underground and underwater tunnels. RFS RADIAFLEX® radiating cable was the key to achieving unparalleled technical performance and reliability.