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Airwaive Partners With Beanfield Metroconnect To Bridge The Digital Divide

Airwaive is pleased to announce that it is partnering with fiber-optic provider Beanfield Metroconnect in Canada to help bridge the digital divide. As part of this partnership, Airwaive’s software now includes nearly three thousand of Beanfield’s fiber endpoints across Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. This data enables wireless ISPs to create new neighborhood hotspots to reach underserved markets. Coupled with Airwaive’s free network planning and building tools, wireless ISPs are able to realize tangible savings in both budget and time to market.

“We’re delighted to partner with a company that shares our mission to bridge the digital divide. With Beanfield’s superior fiber speed and reliability, Airwaive operators can deploy neighborhood hotspots with confidence and scale,” said Jeff Yee, CEO of Airwaive. “This confidence is further supported by Beanfield’s commitment not to prioritize or throttle network traffic.”

A fiber connection provides the greatest performance in terms of bandwidth and speed. However, laying fiber to every single home is often cost prohibitive and difficult to do. With the advent of 5G wireless technology, there is an alternative solution for the last-mile Internet. Airwaive automates the process for wireless ISPs to identify and evaluate neighborhood hotspot locations, all within predetermined budget and contract terms. By streamlining this process, Airwaive reduces the cost of acquiring and leasing properties to host these hotspots. Most importantly, lower deployment costs will translates into more affordable Internet access to both unserved and underserved markets.

“By leveraging Beanfield’s fiber endpoints in strategic locations, wireless gateways and repeaters can extend wireless coverage to communities that are more difficult to bring full fiber to”, said Dan Armstrong, Beanfield CEO. “Combining fiber and 5G technologies may prove to be the most cost and time-efficient way to bring broadband access to more Canadians.”

About Airwaive

Airwaive provides the tools and incentives to efficiently launch wireless broadband networks. By connecting internet service providers with local hosts who earn income by operating wireless access points, Airwaive provides a scalable way to reach more communities and bridge the digital divide.

www.airwaive.com

About Beanfield Metroconnect

Beanfield is a telecommunications company, unlike the rest. We recognize the importance of connecting communities and the people within them, and we do this without sacrificing outstanding customer support and superior services. At Beanfield, it’s about building communities, not just networks.

Founded in 1988, Beanfield builds, owns and operates the largest independent fibre-optic network in Toronto and Montreal. We connect over 2900 commercial and residential buildings. All of our construction, installation, and customer experience teams are in-house, giving you the most efficient and streamlined experience possible because we believe that’s How it Should Be.

www.beanfield.com

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