Wireless providers fund new antenna system to improve service in Houston

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have funded and installed a distributed antenna system (DAS) in the underground tunnels of Houston to increase capacity and enhance wireless service, the companies said.

DAS improves wireless service along the more than six mile tunnel route, which covers 43 buildings, including office towers, restaurants and retail stores.

The wireless carrier team worked with the City of Houston to install a public safety communications system along the same route, which will provide enhanced capabilities, essential to first responders who are navigating emergency situations.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) (NASDAQ: VZ), is a wireless network that generated nearly USD132 billion in 2015 revenues.

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is a wireless company that serves 67.4 million through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that served more than 59.4 million connections as of June 30, 2016.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) provides entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services, as well as pay TV in the US and 11 Latin American countries. customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.