Posts tagged with: Citizens Broadband Radio Service (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...

Private wireless network set to automate logistics infrastructure

Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), a state corporation chartered to develop and oversee logistics infrastructure, is building a private LTE/5G network to support its statewide logistics system. Its partners in the project include Intel, Athonet, QuayChain and Wireless Industrial Group. Intel...

ABI Research is downbeat on private networks in Germany

According to ABI Research, interest in private wireless networks is fading in Germany. ABI Research says there are more than 290 publicly-disclosed private network deployments worldwide. Germany accounts for 146 licenses granted to enterprises for the deployment of a mobile...

Private networks help companies go green

Private wireless networks are helping companies conserve energy and reduce their carbon footprints by giving them more control over power consumption. By using cellular networks to monitor and control HVAC equipment, enterprises are realizing immediate savings in energy use. Ericsson was one...

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...

Celona uses eSIM for private wireless networks

Celona is now supporting embedded subscriber identity modules (eSIMs) as part of its private wireless networks offering. There are many kinds of devices that might be part of a private wireless network such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, gateways...

Private wireless glass is half full for Verizon

The $4.5 billion CBRS auction put thousands of spectrum licenses into enterprise hands, paving the way for companies to work directly with integrators and equipment vendors to build their own onsite wireless networks. Could that leave carriers out in the cold...

Etheric Networks purchasing Verizon’s remaining LMDS mmWave licenses

Etheric Networks is purchasing 19 LMDS millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum licenses from Verizon, representing the remainder of the carrier’s holdings in the bands. Fierce reported on the potential deal in April. License assignment applications filed June 7 with the Federal...

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,...