Benefits of fixed wireless broadband

In a world of satellites and super-fast fiber optic broadband generating download speeds of up to 1000Mbps, it might be tempting to think of fixed wireless broadband as old-fashioned and due for retirement. However, for several economic and technological reasons, this would be a mistake. Fixed wireless broadband offers a range of benefits that make […]

How to Determine if Private LTE is Right for Your Organization

There are a range of factors to consider when determining if your organization would benefit from its own Private LTE network. We’ll cover what makes a private LTE network deployment the right choice of communications network, and whether it fits your business model. Private LTE: Definition To begin with, we need to define our terms. […]

Private LTE Market is Projected to Reach USD 13 Billion by 2026

Global Market Insights’ recent report on the Private LTE Market revealed an encouraging trend towards increased uptake of these networks. Based on 2019 analysis, and including market data from 2015 to 2018, projections show an annual CAGR of 20%, taking the $3 billion USD market size to around $13 billion by 2026. Even allowing for […]

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 […]

Private Networks and Industry 4.0

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Technology has advanced to the point where traditional WiFi no longer meets the needs of consumers. Data users require top-tier security, capacity, coverage, low latency, and high-quality service. Businesses must evolve alongside the ever-changing demands of the consumers, which is why we need a new, reliable, and secure access network. This access network has to […]

Bringing Private LTE to Electric Utilities and Co-ops

As the quest for increased capacity and speed within wireless data networks increased over the first decades of the 21st century, 4G LTE became the standard for public broadcast networks seeking high capacity, high speed solutions.  However, LTE technologies have not previously been used to create private networks due primarily to the prohibitive expense and […]

Webinar: Private LTE for Electric Utilities ​and Co-ops

The need for utilities to upgrade critical communications infrastructure is clear. Recent incidents of cyberattacks, vandalism and severe weather have brought the issue to the forefront. Utilities are looking at private fixed LTE to increase security, improve growth potential and gain control.  Blinq Networks and PCS Technologies have teamed up to share their respective domain […]

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 […]

Teaching & Telecommunications

The American classroom has been making shifts toward digital learning long before COVID-19 made distance learning the “norm.” Instructional technology and the use of high-technology devices provide opportunities for developing skills, furthering research, an expanding knowledge for students from elementary school to collegiate coursework.  Mobile devices and wireless technology in the classroom is opening doors […]

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 […]