Tag: rural

Internet, Modern Media

Ericsson, Nex-Tech are ‘removing barriers’ in rural Kansas with 5G partnership

December 9, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson is extending its relationship with Nex-Tech Wireless to bring commercial 5G services to rural Kansas. Nex-Tech’s 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) network uses Ericsson’s 5G Evolved Packet Core, Cloud IMS and Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions, including Ericsson Spectrum […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Ericsson partners on ‘SuperTower’ for rural broadband

February 21, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson is working Boston-based startup Altaeros to demonstrate a new “SuperTower” to help operators deploy LTE in hard-to-reach rural communities using tethered aerostats. Last year, the two companies partnered to deploy a multi-sector LTE base station on a SuperTower in […]

Editorial, Unified communications

What are the dilemmas in copper cables moving out to let fiber in?

February 20, 2018

Via: Andy Melman

Telecommunications copper cables mainly belong to the group of outside plat cables (aerial cables, duct/buried cables, last link wire cables) and to the group of central office cables, which serve for signal transmission within buildings. Another producer describes their copper […]

Editorial, Internet, Local area networks and wide area networks

Rural broadband is inconsistent, but why?

September 27, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

The amount of funding available for rural broadband investments, as allotted by FCC, counts $2.15 billion – a sum voted in March 2016 to be “distributed to Internet providers through a reverse auction in which bidders will commit to providing […]