Rockefeller Center WiFi-6 WLAN System

Rockefeller Center WiFi-6 WLAN System

New York, New York
United States

Introba provided the design of the Wi-Fi for the Rockefeller Center which is a landmarked complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th St and 51st in Midtown Manhattan.

Introba is the Engineer-of-Record for the Wi-Fi-6 system throughout all public areas of the campus including 45 Rock, 50 Rock, 1270 Sixth, 1250 Sixth, 30 Rock, 610 Fifth, 620 Fifth, 1230 Sixth, 10 Rock, 1 Rock, 600 Fifth and all outdoor areas including the world-famous Rink, Plaza and Channel Gardens. 

Project Phases

  • Phase 1: Construction Document Package (Signed/Stamped Design Drawings and Specifications)

  • Phase 2: Construction Administration

Phase 1 Design Tasks: Construction Document Package

  • Developed an integrated CAT6A cable distribution system supporting the System throughout the venue

  • Identified physical infrastructure including telecommunications rooms, conduits, raceways and other pathway systems

  • Developed equipment room/part plan layouts

  • Developed Rack Elevations and equipment elevation/section views

  • Developed Block/Riser diagrams

  • Developed device mounting details

  • Developed Fiber termination/splice details

  • Developed electrical design and distribution of telecom rooms to provide power for active WiFi equipment

  • Developed equipment, access point and cable schedules

  • Coordinated and Developed RCPs with base building Architect

  • Coordinated and developed outdoor AP placement with Rock Center head gardener

  • Coordinated with NYC Landmark Preservation Society

  • Developed Specifications documents

Phase 2 Project Tasks: Construction Administration

  • Review/Approval of Contractor Submittals, RFI’s and Shop Drawings

  • Monitored construction progress

  • Attendance of construction meetings

  • Developed As-built documentation package

Project Highlights

  • More than 10M square feet of coverage area

  • 190 Access Points and 15 WLAN Switches in the Coverage Areas

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