Jacobs Delivering Distributed Antennae Systems for Wireless Carriers

08/19/2014

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that in the last three months it has been selected for over 15 new Distributed Antennae Systems (DAS) contracts, demonstrating the continued expansion of the company’s telecommunications business.

Under the terms of the new contracts, Jacobs is upgrading and installing DAS and small-cell systems for Outside DAS (oDAS) and Inside DAS (iDAS) services for several private and public sector clients. The work is being done for both current and new customers in numerous geographic regions throughout the U.S. in support of sports and entertainment venues; rail, highway and airport sites; major national retail customers; and traditional wireless site upgrades.

Jacobs’ scope of work under these contracts includes self-performing site acquisition and permitting, radio frequency engineering, turnkey engineering and field construction, system integration and optimization, and acceptance testing and overall operation and maintenance of DAS systems.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Patrick Hill stated, “We continue to build upon our core competencies as we serve major wireless carriers, tower owners and other Jacobs clients seeking to expand their networks. Incorporating DAS and small-cell systems is one way for them to improve customer experience and advance the performance of their networks. Our goal is to safely and cost-effectively provide full service DAS support to our clients, from site acquisition to system optimization and commissioning.”

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

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Source: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Michelle Jones, 626.578.6968

Statements that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements.   Although such statements are based on management’s current estimates and expectations, and currently available competitive, financial, and economic data, forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain.  We, therefore, caution the reader that there are a variety of factors that could cause business conditions and results to differ materially from what is contained in our forward-looking statements.

For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2009 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We caution readers that we do not undertake to update any forward-looking.