Why fixed wireless access can provide a fibre alternative with rapid rollout

Quectel new White Paper

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is not a new concept; solutions have been around for more than two decades but have only had limited applications because performance has been too limited to support mainstream consumer applications, such as home broadband.

However, the arrival of 4G and 5G, where available, and the developments in customer premise equipment (CPE) for fixed wireless access takes FWA to a new level.

To compete in the fixed broadband market against DSL, cable and fibre, wireless services must provide performance that is sufficient to support appetites for streaming video and social networking and gaming.

This new whitepaper explores how FWA is being adopted by mobile network operators to close the digital divide, bring broadband connectivity to the previously unconnected and generate new revenue streams.

 

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