Posts tagged with: CBRS

FreedomFi sees demand for CBRS offload gear outpacing private wireless

FreedomFi announced it has started shipping its 5G gateways, designed to allow consumers to mine cryptocurrency as compensation for allowing wireless service providers to offload mobile traffic.  Consumers who signed up to buy a gateway will be able to mine...

Federated Wireless teams with training group to attract more CBRS workers

Federated Wireless is working with the Learning Alliance Corp. to increase the number of technicians that can work on installations in the Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) shared spectrum band. The two firms say that they plan to issue 2,000...

WISPA, Charter urge against higher-power CBRS rules

A coalition including Charter Communications, WISPA and public interest groups are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject proposals to increase power limits in the shared CBRS band, saying it would favor macro cell deployments only and jeopardize existing...

Mavenir turns up campus network to showcase open vRAN, CBRS suite

Mavenir has a new campus network in Dallas where it’s demonstrating open virtualized radio access network (Open vRAN) capabilities with a CBRS-enabled suite and interoperability with third-party vendors. Texas-based Mavenir has more than five vendor partners in the lab already,...

Verizon mixes up C-band, CBRS tests

They’re not the first and likely not the last, but Verizon’s recent applications with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show it’s advancing on the C-band front – as well as Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS). Verizon’s latest submissions seek authorization to...

CBRS networks for schools will outlast the pandemic

The reopening of schools and businesses may not mean the end of online learning, and this could have implications for private wireless.  AT&T recently released a study, which found teachers and parents overwhelmingly in support of hybrid learning going forward. Parents...

Betacom secures $15M, launches private 5G service using GAA CBRS

Betacom, a longtime design and deployment partner for the biggest U.S. carriers, announced it has secured $15 million in funding from private investors, including former T-Mobile executive Braxton Carter, who retired as CFO last year.   The funds will be...

Ericsson adds C-band, mmWave, 5G CBRS radios for U.S. indoor coverage

Ericsson hopes to help deliver 5G coverage indoors, announcing millimeter wave and mid-band 5G indoor radios for the U.S. market.  The Swedish vendor expects its millimeter wave small cell, the Ericsson Indoor AIR 1279, to be available in the third...

Nokia adds integrated SAS to its CBRS offering

Just a few weeks after achieving certification as a SAS administrator, Key Bridge Wireless has announced a partnership with Nokia, which will integrate the company’s Spectrum Access System with Nokia’s private wireless network equipment. The solution consists of Key Bridge’s SAS/ESC coupled...

Verizon boosts LTE speeds in Philly via CBRS spectrum

Verizon spent $1.9 billion for priority access licenses (PALs) in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) auction last summer, and it’s already putting the spectrum to good use. Verizon acquired 557 PALs of the 3.5 GHz mid-band spectrum in 157...