Fairfield, CT | April 3, 2023 – Sacred Heart University (SHU) has entered into a strategic agreement with Newbridge Wireless, a renowned DAS developer and operator, to provide DAS-as-a-Service (DASaaS) to the university. Under the agreement, Newbridge Wireless will deploy, own, and manage a neutral host DAS infrastructure on the university’s campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, to deliver cellular services from all major wireless service providers in the United States.
Sacred Heart University, established in 1963 by the Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a prestigious private, Roman Catholic university located in Fairfield, Connecticut. The university, known for its innovative approach to education, offers more than 80 degree programs to over 8,500 students at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, making it the second-largest Catholic university in New England, after Boston College.
With this partnership, Newbridge Wireless will deploy a cutting-edge wireless infrastructure, ensuring that students, faculty, and staff at Sacred Heart University have access to reliable and strong cellular connectivity across the campus. The implementation of the DAS infrastructure is expected to dramatically enhance the user experience by enabling faster download and upload speeds, improved call quality, and extended battery life for mobile devices.