Improving Physical Safety With CBRS at UCSB

Learn how the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) keeps all their staff and students connected, with a CBRS network that spans over 1050 acres.

Learn how the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) keeps all their staff and students connected, with a CBRS network that spans over 1050 acres.


Check out the Episode 4 of Field Journal to get answers to questions like:

  • How does a campus network support a vast diversity of devices?
  • What are some of the challenges of providing outdoor network coverage?
  • How is CBRS better than wifi for large campus environments?

Key Takeaways

  • CBRS can help campuses position themselves to scale and provide a seamless connection across campus, with more flexibility in chipset support than wifi alone.
  • UCSB was able to achieve interconnectivity across campus by using roof mounted CBRS cells.
  • IoT can help integrate pay stations, security cameras, and incident response systems under one reliable wireless network.
  • Strategically placed CBRS cell towers have helped provide coverage for students in areas that were outside of UCSB property.

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