Blog

What are the key challenges facing WISPs?

Gurmukh Neote is a telecom veteran and the CTO of BBnet, an Irish service provider.    BBnet has a customer base of thousands of enterprise and residential customers mostly in rural areas. Gurmukh has been working with RADWIN since 2011 – initially deploying RADWIN 5000 PtMP and RADWIN 2000 PtP and since 2016, the JET Beamforming platform. We

The 3 Little WISPs and the Challenge of Fiber

Will WISPs be ready when the Big Bad Wolf comes knocking at their door?   Reading a bedtime story to my son is easily my favorite part of the day. While reading the ‘Three Little Pigs’ recently, I noticed the similarity between how they try to defend their homes from the big bad wolf, and

What to Consider When Selecting a Wireless Access Solution

Are you thinking about upgrading your wireless network equipment? Or maybe setting up a new wireless network? If so, choosing the right network equipment is a critical step in your business plan and one that can have repercussions for years to come on your competitiveness and long term business performance.   Many parameters can affect

Is your LTE Spectrum being Choked by Heavy Fixed Users?

You’d be forgiven for looking up into the sky, seeing its infinite space and thinking that it has infinite capacity. Unfortunately, when it comes to mobile data, and particularly in developing countries, service providers are struggling to keep up with demand, and the bubble looks increasingly likely to burst. RADWIN technology, however, is set up

Verizon CEO Says Future 5G Promise is “Wireless Fiber”

Verizon CEO McAdam stressed that the early phases of Verizon’s 5G service will use fixed wireless to deliver 1Gbps broadband service. “Let’s be clear on what we mean by 5G – we call it wireless fiber,” McAdam said. “This will allow you to stop anywhere from 200 feet to 1000 feet from the home …

Now it’s not only the trains that can go high-speed!

Amtrak announces an upgrade to their onboard WiFi services for passengers on the flagship Acela Express line in the North-Eastern Corridor, connecting Washington DC and Boston. The WiFi upgrade is based on a hybrid model, combining a cellular-based system with a dedicated track-side network.   “This advanced technology solution shifts our onboard WiFi experience into high gear, providing our Acela

Google Fiber stops digging‚ looks to wireless

Netflix, Skype, YouTube, video conferencing, IP TV – you name it, bandwidth-hungry service has become an essential part of our 21st century lives. Whether for personal or professional use, we all need high-speed connectivity.   While mobile devices are able to satisfy a growing share of our broadband needs, data traffic over fixed network is