Monday, 08 March 2021

Fastweb and Linkem back 5G FWA to bridge digital divide

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 05 August 20

The companies have extended their partnership to deploy the technology, now targeting four million additional homes in digital divide areas

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is increasingly becoming a useful weapon in an operator’s arsenal when it comes to bridging the digital divide. Cheap and easy to deploy by the customer themselves, with no need for disruptive fibre to the property itself, FWA is an attractive option for some of the harder to reach areas in any country, particularly now that the technology has advanced to be able to provide a service comparable to fibre…

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is increasingly becoming a useful weapon in an operator’s arsenal when it comes to bridging the digital divide. Cheap and easy to deploy by the customer themselves, with no need for disruptive fibre to the property itself, FWA is an attractive option for some of the harder to reach areas in any country, particularly now that the technology has advanced to be able to provide a service comparable to fibre…

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