Category: FWA


What will 2023 hold for the telecoms industry?

It’s that time of year again when we ask some leading lights from the industry to gaze into their crystal balls and take a punt on what we’ll be talking about next year in the world of telecoms.

T-Mobile buddies up with Verizon on FWA broadband mission

T-Mobile US is on a mission to prove that fixed wireless access (FWA) is succeeding as a replacement for traditional broadband services and has chosen an unlikely ally to help it get its message across: rival operator Verizon.

5G FWA growing faster than expected – Ericsson

Ericsson is sticking to a recent prediction that 5G customer numbers will top the 1 billion mark by the end of the year, but has increased its forecast for fixed wireless access (FWA) subscriptions.

NBN taps Nokia for mmWave upgrade

Australia’s state-owned wholesaler NBN has picked Nokia to supply long-range mmWave equipment for its fixed-wireless access (FWA) upgrade.

Making 5G FWA a reality: five key planning considerations

With all of the complexity and potential for planning difficulties, what are the key considerations for 5G FWA that mobile planners and engineers need to take into account as they prepare for this new service?          

T-Mobile US attacks big broadband firms

T-Mobile US is making a renewed push into 5G-based fixed wireless services for home broadband, in the process hitting out at the country’s established ISPs in its own unique style.

Fastweb plans to spend big on its network

Italian Telco Fastweb has unveiled its latest strategic plan that will see it spend €3 billion on network expansion, including 5G and FWA, over the next three or so years.

Five key reasons why wireless is in your WAN future

Cellular wireless networks are an appealing alternative to traditional wired network infrastructure because they provide fiber-fast and cellular-simple connections anywhere you can get a cell signal.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BBWF, mmWave and Google Cloud

In this special episode, recorded on-site at Broadband World Forum 2021, the pod welcomes special guest Dario Talmesio, an Analyst at Omdia. They start by reflecting on the key talking points at the show, including an accelerated move towards fibre and digital transformation apparently catalysed by the pandemic, before moving on to Nokia’s claimed millimetre wave breakthrough and Google’s recent cloud announcements.