Tuesday, 25 July 2017

CBNL talks up 5G's fixed wireless opportunity

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 12 April 17

Point-to-multipoint might not be as eye-catching as augmented reality or driverless cars, but it will probably be most consumers' first taste of next-generation mobile tech.

When discussing 5G services, talk typically turns to futuristic examples like augmented reality, driverless cars, or remote surgery. But for Cambridge Broadband Networks Ltd (CBNL), the humble fixed wireless broadband service represents the most compelling early 5G use case. That isn't surprising to hear, given CBNL supplies equipment for point-to-multipoint (PMP) networks running on millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum…

When discussing 5G services, talk typically turns to futuristic examples like augmented reality, driverless cars, or remote surgery. But for Cambridge Broadband Networks Ltd (CBNL), the humble fixed wireless broadband service represents the most compelling early 5G use case. That isn't surprising to hear, given CBNL supplies equipment for point-to-multipoint (PMP) networks running on millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum…

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