Spectrum Velocity Adds New CTO, Dr. Chris Horne, PhD

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Spectrum Velocity, a Raleigh, NC-based technology company, announces the addition of Dr. Chris Horne, PhD as its new Chief Technology Officer.  Dr. Horne will be charged with managing and directing all engineering activities at Spectrum Velocity in wireless infrastructure solutions including distributive antenna systems (DAS), Small Cells and Wi-Fi. In addition to in-building wireless solutions for enterprise and operators, Horne leads all RF engineering projects including RF Safety and FCC compliance as well as test and measurement activities.  In addition, Dr. Horne will develop strategies for creating new business opportunities in the wireless industry.

Dr. Horne has over twenty years’ experience in management and engineering of wireless networks and devices including LTE, cellular system designs and optimization as well as handset development.  He has held several management positions where he was responsible for network design, planning and performance. Dr. Horne has performed numerous interference studies on wireless facilities within the transportation, telecommunications and medical industries. Horne provides system design for LTE networks, Multi-point Distribution Systems (MDS) and technical support and systems expertise including frequency coordination as well as point-to-point microwave studies. He has testified in numerous hearings on permit applications and radio frequency hazards and interference issues and developed and managed RF safety programs. Among his DAS experience is design and testing of public safety DAS for a major Southern University and the headquarters of a Fortune 500 global leader. “I look forward to continuing to partner with diverse firms to add value to their projects while solving unique and specialized wireless infrastructure problems,” said Horne. 


“Chris is the consummate professional.  His experience and education combine to provide a unique problem solving ability”, said Jerry Brown, President and COO.  “He is a welcome addition, and our clients will benefit tremendously.”

About Spectrum Velocity

Spectrum Velocity, LLC provides engineering and technical and engineering consulting in the fields of in-building wireless, broadcast, frequency coordination and database management, RF risk management, systems design and integration. The company caters to the domestic and international wireless industry, commercial real estate, broadcast, government and military.  Spectrum Velocity, LLC is a subsidiary of Icon Media Holdings®, Inc. (OTC: ICNM)

About Dr. Horne

Dr. Horne holds a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Science – Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State and North Carolina State Universities, respectively, and a MBA from East Carolina University.   He is a licensed Professional Engineer in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Hawaii and Illinois.  He is also iBwave certified.  Dr. Horne is a renowned international speaker and named to the Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts by Wireless World in 2014.

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