Why Hetnet?

HetNet Wireless has extensive experience in developing strategies for improving wireless, cellular and First Responder coverage. We know in-building wireless and we know it well. Short for “heterogeneous network,” HetNet provides in-building signal testing, design, technical coordination & monitoring services for public safety and carrier communication to ensure compliance with codes and optimal service levels.

We are the experts in creative in-building wireless solutions. We’re not a manufacturer, system integrator, middleman or reseller. We are skillful designers and experienced engineers that work together to create the most optimized wireless systems possible. We fully align our interests to serve your needs and pride ourselves on always providing an exceptional level of support with the highest of service.

About Hetnet

HetNet Wireless provides in-building signal testing, design and support services for public safety and carrier communication to ensure compliance with codes and optimal service levels. HetNet’s consulting and engineering services deliver state-of-the-art communications coverage for WiFi, small cell, repeaters, radio and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) for contractors and property managers.

Since 2005, HetNet’s team has designed more than 1,200 DAS solutions providing 300+ million square feet of in-building coverage. HetNet works with public safety officials, building owners, businesses, business consultants and carriers to create seamless coverage for Cellular, PCS, LTE, WIFI, RFID, VHF, UHF and Public Safety 700MHz and 800MHz.


Make sure that your wireless coverage is the best it can be.

At HetNet Wireless, we recognize that clear, reliable wireless communication affects all aspects of business, government and social media. More importantly, we understand that architecting and delivering wireless solutions can be a daunting task. We will guide you through the process from start to finish. With our services, we will develop a strategic plan to provide the right solution to meet your financial and technical goals while optimizing your systems.

HetNet Wireless has extensive experience working across a variety of industries and can tailor in-building planning for commercial developers, building owners, public safety officials, architects and consultants.

We can help you by:

  • Evaluating your current systems
  • Accommodating your financial budget
  • Creating a strategic enhancement plan
  • Coordinating with your wireless carrier

After the data is collected, we will assemble a report summary for you and your team to review. Based on these results, we will help you formulate a plan to meet your objectives.

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Coverage Testing

Assess current service levels for compliance & performance.

How often do you wish that you could have better cell coverage? We all get dropped calls, but evaluating the current coverage in your building needs to be an objective exercise. We can help by performing an on-site analysis of the networks you want to enhance. By recording the existing signal strength, signal quality and closest cell towers, our team can provide reports displaying your current coverage.

In addition to cellular testing, we specialize in First Responder System testing to assess signal level compliance with International Fire Code Section 510 and NFPA 72 Chapter 24.

Some of the networks we can analyze include:

  • Public Safety Coverage (VHF/UHF/700/800 MHz systems)
  • Two-Way Radios (private and security)
  • Wireless Carriers (AT&T, Sprint, TMobile and Verizon)

After the data is collected, we will assemble a report summary for you and your leadership team to review. Based on these results, we will formulate a plan to meet your objectives.

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Ensure that your in-building wireless systems are optimized.

A preliminary wireless system design is the most important step to eliminate
unnecessary costs and to increase your system’s return on investment. We can create a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) for both cellular and first responder systems that will maximize your coverage through the amplification of nearby signals.

By utilizing advanced RF propagation tools, such as IBWave, our design team will produce predictive heat maps, bill of materials, scope of work document and installation guides for your installation team.

HetNet Wireless takes a complex, technical field and delivers a straightforward solution with clear directives. Our designs will keep your first responder teams ready and your cell coverage strong.

Wireless system designs (i.e., Cellular, First Responder, WiFi, etc.) can be based on the following criteria:

  • Coverage area
  • Signal strength
  • Pilot dominance

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Monitor your systems and complete required annual Coverage Testing.

Systems must be checked regularly for radio interference and efficiency. We can monitor and test your systems upon request or annually to ensure that your systems comply with the governing ordinances. We provide support for both first responder and wireless systems, and can remotely monitor the parameters of your system in order to ensure that they are operating correctly.

Depending on state enforcement, all building projects with permits after 2012 are required to comply with International Fire Code Section 510 and NFPA 72 Chapter 24, which are designed to ensure adequate indoor radio coverage for firefighters and other public-safety personnel during emergency response.

We specialize in annual coverage testing of first responder systems and will work with your local fire department to certify that your building has adequate signal for emergency responders.

As a professional service, we provide:

  • Annual system testing to meet IFC compliance
  • Radio systems monitoring and maintenance
  • FCC signal booster registration

Our services will secure your building, protect you and your team, and assist first responders in the case of an emergency.

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Devastating Fires in Condos & Apartment Buildings Built to Current Codes

In the wake of many vicious fires that have broken out recently in Los Angeles, New Jersey, and on the Eastern Seaboard, critics are pointing out that many of these fast-moving, devastating fires occurred in buildings that were technically up-to-code. In Rhode Island, the 138-unit Westgate Condominium Building had a working fire alarm and “no… Read more »

Model Fire Codes

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Princeton, NJ Mayor Calls for Changes to Current Fire Code

Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert sent a letter to the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), outlining recommendations for changes to the current code for multi-family housing, in a bid to improve fire safety. The DCA is reviewing New Jersey’s construction and fire codes, with input from state municipalities. Interest has been high in the aftermath of… Read more »

Sunrise Beach, MO to update Fire Code

A small village in Missouri with a progressive Fire Protection District, Sunrise Beach, has just held its first reading of proposed updated to the current fire code. Citing the safety of citizens and an effort to improve the district’s insurance service organization rating, Fire Chief Dennis Reilly spearheaded the effort to revise the building code…. Read more »

Minnesota Adopts New Statewide Building Code

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