1. A data communications apparatus for providing a data communications network, the apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having a base, a lid, and an external length, width, and depth, the length having the largest dimension, the length being between about 15 inches and about 22 inches;
a power supply securable inside the case;
a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable a wireless network for local area network communication, the wireless network able to accommodate up to 32 simultaneous users; and
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including a plurality of isolated antenna elements all enclosed within an antenna housing, the antenna housing secured within the case, the plurality of antenna elements including at least a first pair of cellular antenna elements and at least two wireless networking antenna elements;
wherein the first pair of cellular antenna elements are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway, and the at least two wireless networking antenna elements are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the two or more segmented, wireless networks, and
wherein the power supply, router device, and antenna array are all enclosed within the case when the base and the lid are in a closed position.