Wireless Solutions

for Cities, Communities and Large Venues

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Sports & Entertainment Venues

Certifications

In Building

5 Bars Media

 
 

Monetize Your Wireless Network

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Earn Revenue

Monetize Your Wireless Coverage

Deploying a Wi-Fi and Neutral Host DAS network provides you the opportunity to monetize and increase your per unit revenue stream

Venue Owner / Team Owner

  • Provide fans a mobile interactive experience
  • Allow easy access to texting, calling, video, statistics and social media now considered essential to the venue experience

Property / Building Owner / 
Property Manager

  • Improve wireless cell phone coverage and increase data capacity
  • Reduce tenant turnover rates
  • Make your property more appealing by providing a value added service

University / Campus Executives

  • Provide the ability to access Wi-Fi anywhere on campus
  • Support several applications for student residents which include a VoIP handset, data and multi-media services, Wi-Fi off-load for Smartphones, tables, video services and IPTV
  • Provide mobile access to school databases including library systems
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Technologically Advanced
Wireless Solutions

5 Bars positions NRG Stadium as one of the most
connected stadiums in the country

 
 
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Wireless Marketing, Planning And Management Services

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Meet the Team

Executive Leadership

 
Paul McGinn, CEO With a background in real estate and corporate development, Paul has worked in the mobile tower industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining 5 Bars and Neutral Connect Networks, he was the Vice President of Corporate Development at Vertical Bridge. Previously, Paul was the CEO of CiG Wireless Corporation for over three years and successfully merged CiG into Vertical Bridge. Prior to CiG, he founded and led TCP Communications as its CEO, bringing it to a successful sale with a portfolio of over 250 towers. In the early years, he worked for SBA Communication as Director of Acquisitions. As an entrepreneur and business leader, Paul has successfully built and developed numerous businesses in the real estate and retail arena before making the cell tower industry the focus of his career.

Paul McGinn, CEO

With a background in real estate and corporate development, Paul has worked in the mobile tower industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining 5 Bars and Neutral Connect Networks, he was the Vice President of Corporate Development at Vertical Bridge. Previously, Paul was the CEO of CiG Wireless Corporation for over three years and successfully merged CiG into Vertical Bridge. Prior to CiG, he founded and led TCP Communications as its CEO, bringing it to a successful sale with a portfolio of over 250 towers. In the early years, he worked for SBA Communication as Director of Acquisitions. As an entrepreneur and business leader, Paul has successfully built and developed numerous businesses in the real estate and retail arena before making the cell tower industry the focus of his career.

Paul McGinn
CEO

 
Brian R. Schaefgen, CFO Brian serves as Chief Financial Officer and brings 25 years of financial experience to 5 Bars. He has an extensive background in corporate finance, planning, capital markets, investments, M&A and investor relations. Over the past 15 years, Brian has served as CFO of privately-held and publicly-traded companies in the telecommunications, real estate and transportation industries. Brian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a certified public accountant. He serves on the boards of Anthem Entertainment, SPS Air and The Foundation for the Undefeated.

Brian R. Schaefgen, CFO

Brian serves as Chief Financial Officer and brings 25 years of financial experience to 5 Bars. He has an extensive background in corporate finance, planning, capital markets, investments, M&A and investor relations. Over the past 15 years, Brian has served as CFO of privately-held and publicly-traded companies in the telecommunications, real estate and transportation industries.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a certified public accountant. He serves on the boards of Anthem Entertainment, SPS Air and The Foundation for the Undefeated.

Brian R. Schaefgen
CFO

Bruce Banigan, II, Vice President of Business Development Bruce is a 20 year veteran of the wireless and wireline telecom industry and was part of the leading sales teams at Sprint and Level 3 servicing large enterprise customers. Bruce has been instrumental in leading large telematics projects as well as DAS build outs in some of the largest manufacturing sites in the U.S. Bruce previously served as a Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps where his assignments included serving as the pilot of Marine One and Leading Combat operations in Africa and in the Middle East. Bruce has a Bachelor’s degree from Cal State Long Beach and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Bruce Banigan, II, Vice President of Business Development

Bruce is a 20 year veteran of the wireless and wireline telecom industry and was part of the leading sales teams at Sprint and Level 3 servicing large enterprise customers. Bruce has been instrumental in leading large telematics projects as well as DAS build outs in some of the largest manufacturing sites in the U.S. Bruce previously served as a Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps where his assignments included serving as the pilot of Marine One and Leading Combat operations in Africa and in the Middle East. Bruce has a Bachelor’s degree from Cal State Long Beach and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Bruce Banigan, II
Vice President of Business Development
 

Alessandro Feitosa, Vice President of Solutions Engineering Alessandro serves as Vice President Solutions Engineering. He brings 15 years of experience and expertise in the sports and technology space. He has led strategic pursuits and deployments across the globe. Alessandro has been involved with the design, engineering, installation and management of high density Wi-Fi networks, including World Cup Soccer, MLB, NHL and NBA facilities as well as dozens of stadiums worldwide. Prior to joining 5 Bars, Alessandro held key technology roles at Nokia, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Ruckus Wireless. He was directly involved with the first GSM, 3G and 4G mobile networks in Latin America and Europe. Alessandro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from CEFET, and an MBA in Business Management, from FGV, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Alessandro Feitosa, Vice President of Solutions Engineering

Alessandro serves as Vice President Solutions Engineering. He brings 15 years of experience and expertise in the sports and technology space. He has led strategic pursuits and deployments across the globe. Alessandro has been involved with the design, engineering, installation and management of high density Wi-Fi networks, including World Cup Soccer, MLB, NHL and NBA facilities as well as dozens of stadiums worldwide.

Prior to joining 5 Bars, Alessandro held key technology roles at Nokia, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Ruckus Wireless. He was directly involved with the first GSM, 3G and 4G mobile networks in Latin America and Europe.

Alessandro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from CEFET, and an MBA in Business Management, from FGV, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Alessandro Feitosa
Vice President Solutions engineering

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Contact Us

Neutral Connect Networks
2054 Vista Parkway, Suite 400
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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Contact Information:
(p) (561) 508-8225
info@5bars.com