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Top 7 Considerations for FWA Spectrum Selection

Top 7 Considerations for FWA Spectrum Selection

In real estate, maximizing value is mostly about location and specs. Similarly for wireless networks, maximizing coverage and bandwidth entails location of wireless equipment and the allocation of spectrum & bandwidth. Frequency selection is important as it...

Monetize Your Rooftop + Provide Affordable Internet

Monetize Your Rooftop + Provide Affordable Internet

From Wi-Fi to 5G, the wireless revolution is just getting started. As a property owner, the benefits are far-reaching - from passive income to affordable internet for your residents. In this post, we highlight important considerations and implications for both...

Airwaive Joins Competitive Carriers Association (CCA)

Airwaive Joins Competitive Carriers Association (CCA)

Airwaive today announced it has joined Competitive Carriers Association (CCA). Airwaive enables carriers across North America to find and filter sites that suit their budget and network coverage requirements. By providing free 3D site planning software and access to...

Top 5 Benefits of Fixed Wireless Access

Top 5 Benefits of Fixed Wireless Access

If a city or town is looking to close the digital divide that they are experiencing, fixed wireless access (FWA) is a compelling solution. By leveraging 5G technology, FWA could be revolutionary for both mobile operators and wireless internet service providers (WISPs)...

How Viable is Starlink Beyond Disaster Zones and Rural Areas?

How Viable is Starlink Beyond Disaster Zones and Rural Areas?

SpaceX confirmed that the company’s Starlink services are now active in Ukraine, while the attacks by Russian invading forces continue. This was after the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister had reached out to SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk on Twitter to request their services. The...

The Legislative Hat Trick for Wireless ISPs

The Legislative Hat Trick for Wireless ISPs

There has not been a better time to start a wireless ISP (WISP) business. From regulatory easing to funding, the opportunity is ripe for wireless veterans and tech entrepreneurs to join the movement. In particular, there are three recent legislative tailwinds that are...

Overview of Municipal Broadband Funding

Overview of Municipal Broadband Funding

Over the last decade, and more recently during the pandemic between 2020-2022, federal acts and bills have passed allowing communities to receive greater access to municipal broadband. These bills recognize municipal broadband as an essential service improving and...

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 3 of 3)

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 3 of 3)

In this 3-part series of creating your own wireless ISP, part 1 introduced how to get started, while part two covered pre-deployment, which included securing fiber backhaul, analyzing potential sites, and securing those sites. In part three, we’ll discuss the...

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 2 of 3)

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 2 of 3)

In part one of this three-part series on creating your wireless ISP, we discussed what you would need to do to get started, which included market analysis, research, and steps to formalize the business. In this second post, we will discuss what you need to do for...

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 1 of 3)

Have You Considered Creating Your Own Wireless ISP? (Part 1 of 3)

There are many reasons why you would want to become an Internet Service Provider (ISP), especially a Wireless ISP. You may have connectivity issues that cause more problems than the service is worth. Or maybe there’s a lack of competition in the area, which reflects...

How To Optimize Your 5G Site Acquisition Strategy (Part 2 of 2)

How To Optimize Your 5G Site Acquisition Strategy (Part 2 of 2)

With 5G deployment in hyper overdrive, an effective and efficient site acquisition strategy is critically important. In part 1 of this 2-part series, we compared the top-down vs bottom-up approaches of site acquisition. With this post, we introduce a hybrid solution...

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