Posts tagged with: fixed

Marek’s Take: My 5G fixed wireless experience

I’ve been a remote worker – either full-time or part-time – for the past 20 years. And during that time, I’ve relied heavily on my local cable company to provide my broadband connection so that I can do my work. And...

Shentel expands fixed wireless service for rural communities

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) expanded fixed wireless access (FWA) service using 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz spectrum to three new towns in northwestern Virginia. Shentel, a former Sprint affiliate, is targeting 2,700 additional homes with its new LTE-based FWA service,...

Verizon’s SVP of enterprise talks NaaS, fixed wireless, private MEC

Massimo Peselli has been promoted to SVP of global enterprise for Verizon Business. He’ll report to Sampath Sowmyanarayan, who has been elevated to the newly created role of chief revenue officer of Verizon Business. Peselli is a big proponent of...

T-Mobile’s Ulf Ewaldsson says ‘time has come’ for fixed wireless

The panelists on a FierceWireless session at this week’s CCA Mobile Show were pretty stoked about the opportunities for fixed wireless access (FWA) to disrupt the home broadband market. Ulf Ewaldsson, T-Mobile’s chief network officer, said, “The dream of FWA has...

AT&T starts offering 5G fixed wireless for business customers

5G fixed wireless service is on the table for AT&T business customers, the carrier announced Wednesday. The added capability comes alongside new fixed wireless routers from Sierra Wireless and Ericsson’s Cradlepoint that are available starting in April. 5G fixed wireless...

Qualcomm powers FastWeb’s 5G fixed wireless CPE in Italy

Italian telecom operator FastWeb is geared up to commercially launch its 5G fixed wireless access service in 50 cities in Italy by year’s end, with customer premises equipment using Qualcomm’s X55 platform. The companies have been working together over the...

Verizon’s 5G fixed wireless in the cards for some Walgreens stores

Verizon on Wednesday announced a major Network as a Service (NaaS) agreement for integrated network services at more than 9,000 Walgreens and Duane Reed-branded retail stores across the country. The multi-year deal with Walgreens Boot Alliance marks Verizon’s largest NaaS...

TIM, Ericsson, Qualcomm achieve 1 Gbps on 5G mmWave fixed wireless access

Italy’s Telecom Italia (TIM), Ericsson and Qualcomm worked together to use 5G technology on a fixed wireless access (FWA) deployment to get a speed of 1 Gbps on the downlink and 700 Mbps on the uplink. The demonstration took place...

T-Mobile puts target on AT&T with LTE fixed wireless pilot expansion

T-Mobile today put a target on AT&T, announcing a major expansion of its LTE fixed wireless home internet pilot to hundreds of new locations where just last week AT&T stopped taking signups for its DSL service. And T-Mobile made no...

Verizon’s LTE fixed wireless access is now available in 48 states

Verizon’s fixed wireless access (FWA) rollout on LTE for rural areas is doing so well that the company has now made it available in parts of 48 states. The company first rolled out its LTE Home Internet service in late...