As a Senior Analyst in ABI Research's 5G and Mobile Network Infrastructure practice, Johanna Alvarado has a special focus on in-building wireless solutions ranging from Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), Small Cells, Digital Radio Systems (DRS), and antennas to new business models enabled by new spectrum initiatives, including CBRS in the US. In addition, Johanna has a special interest in mmWave market deployments and applications as well as mission-critical and time-sensitive cellular networks.
Prior to joining ABI Research, Johanna was a Senior Design Engineer with a System Integrator in the United Kingdom. In this position, Johanna gained extensive knowledge and experience in the design of 3G, 4G, 5G in-building DAS, and Small Cell networks. Johanna completed the design for over a thousand cellular in-building systems across a variety of venues such as retail stores, stadiums, corporate buildings, and warehouses.
Johanna’s academic background includes a BEng in Electronics & Telecommunications from Universidad Catolica de Colombia and an MSc. In Telecommunications, passed with distinction, from Middlesex University in London.