How Private Networks are Transforming Healthcare
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, quite understandably, hospitals and other healthcare providers focused on what was most important – delivering urgent care. The scale of the pandemic strained resources as pop-up facilities appeared in car parks and sports halls across the nation. By late 2021, the CDC was recording up to 800,000 new […]
Private LTE vs. Wi-Fi for Healthcare: Comparison & Use Cases
If there is ever an example of a high-pressure environment in which to create a communication network, it must be healthcare. Whether it’s coordinating care across the many departments of a hospital or allowing the family of patients to access the internet effectively while they are anxiously awaiting news, it’s a vital arena in which […]
How CBRS works and why you should care
CBRS is a transformative technology facilitating secure wireless broadband with higher speeds and higher capacity levels. As connectivity demands continue to increase, establishing this networking infrastructure is critical to remaining competitive, up-to-date, and technologically competent. What is CBRS? Citizens Broadband Radio Service is a 150 MHz wide spectrum of the 3.5 GHz to 3.7 GHz […]
Wi-Fi networks remain the biggest threat to hospital cybersecurity
A connected hospital is a vulnerable hospital. Over half of internet-connected hospital medical devices have a critical security vulnerability that risks patient safety, data confidentiality, and service availability. This revelation comes from the healthcare cybersecurity firm Cynerio. Cynerio examined data from over 10 million connected health devices used at over 300 hospitals and healthcare facilities. […]
Fixed Wireless Internet Can Close the Gap for Telehealth, Especially in Rural Areas
Telehealth service providers in the United States have experienced a substantial increase in demand for the remote healthcare services they provide. This is largely due to many people being reluctant to make physical visits to their doctor’s office during the pandemic. A recent survey found that almost 1 in 4 people accessed some form of […]
How has the Pandemic Affected Private Network Adoption?
According to Insight’s Private LTE Market Forecast, published in May 2021 and providing trends up to 2028, market valuation was $3.15 billion in 2020 and is expected to swell to $8.5 billion by 2028. As we’ll explore in this article, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape the development of more reliable communications technology, while increasing […]
5G, Wi-Fi, and Private LTE: What’s the Difference?
In the world of telecom, the technology is moving faster every year. Each new generation of connectivity solutions brings with it a new set of opportunities. For communities and business enterprises, three terms are commonly used as the current option on the market today: 5G, Wi-Fi, and Private LTE. In this article, we explore the […]
The Vital Role of Telecommunications in Healthcare
Telecommunications has played an important role in healthcare for several years – long before COVID made telehealth the new “normal” nationwide. Beyond simply performing medical consultations over the phone, telecommunications will continue to be a key foundational element to healthcare innovation for many years to come. Today, connectivity and device performance is at the forefront […]
CBRS – What Is It & Why Does It Matter?
If you’re researching Private LTE services, chances are you’ve heard the acronym CBRS tossed around quite a bit. That’s because CBRS provides an immediate impact on wireless broadband access for a variety of locations by providing greater access to connectivity when it matters most. What is CBRS? CBRS stands for Citizens Broadband Radio Service. While […]