Facilities Operations Update

Multi-carrier Distributed Antenna System Group A@ CAM update

Sent on behalf of Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

A Multi-carrier Distributed Antenna System (MDAS) will be installed over the next
18-24 months to provide cellular service for ATT, Sprint-T-Mobile, and Verizon
connections throughout the Medical Center Campus. The construction will be
completed in phases targeting specific building groups.

What’s happening in your building?
Construction in Center for Advance Medicine will run will follow the following

  1. Infrastructure phase (installation of cable, antennas & testing equipment):
    Thursday, June 3rd to Thursday, August 19th
  2. Swap-over (i.e., move existing Sprint signal to new MDAS): August 21-22
  3. AT&T & Verizon signals forecasted to be integrated by September 30, 2021 Who’s impacted?
    Staff, patients and families within the designated areas should experience limited
    disruptions to egress/ingress. Vendors will be accessing above ceiling areas with or
    without a lift and will work to ensure that they are not blocking access in hallways,
    patient rooms, offices, etc.

What do you need to know?
Contact CSC Support if you have any questions regarding the in-building cellular

Will you receive additional communications about this?
Communications will be sent via email to alert of the next areas that will be
impacted until the installation is complete.

CSC Support Desk