Federated Wireless and BLiNQ Tackle Key Shared Spectrum Markets

Leading Companies Sign Agreement to Deliver a CBRS Solution for Fixed Wireless and Cable Markets

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--Federated Wireless, the leader in spectrum management software, and BLiNQ Networks (a CCI Company), a pioneer in low-cost, high-capacity LTE Wireless Access (FWA) solutions, today announced a new cooperation agreement that will allow BLiNQ to offer an integrated shared spectrum solution to Wireless ISPs and Cable Operators.

“We see the tremendous potential that shared spectrum holds for WISPs and MSOs to cost-effectively expand their wireless coverage”

BLiNQ delivers the best cost-per-gigabit air capacity in the industry through massive MIMO technology, providing wireless solutions that are reliable and affordable. Federated Wireless leads the industry with its Spectrum Controller, which is at the heart of all of the major shared spectrum trials underway in the U.S. to date. Together, the two companies will support Wireless ISPs taking advantage of 150 MHz of new spectrum to increase rural and suburban broadband coverage with fixed wireless solutions, and Cable Operators implementing new mobile network strategies.

BLiNQ offers a robust portfolio of advanced wireless technology designed for both indoor and outdoor deployments. The BLiNQ FW 300i, FW 600 and the new strand-mountable SC 300S are multi-sector devices that deliver a superior ROI due to their carrier aggregation and innovative beamforming capabilities. The Federated Wireless Spectrum Controller is an end-to-end solution for shared spectrum access, management and optimization, helping businesses to quickly and efficiently plan, optimize and monetize CBRS services.

"We see the tremendous potential that shared spectrum holds for WISPs and MSOs to cost-effectively expand their wireless coverage,” said Patrick Buthmann, Vice President of Business Development and Product Management at BLiNQ Networks. "Through our agreement with Federated Wireless, our customers will be able to quickly deploy high-speed broadband to areas that don’t have coverage today. We also look forward to applying our mobile network expertise to cable networks, creating a new wireless model.”

“BLiNQ is an ideal partner because they share our laser focus on the CBRS market opportunity,” said Iyad Tarazi, President and CEO, Federated Wireless. “As two nimble companies working together, we’ll be able to quickly address requirements and the changing landscape as the CBRS market and path to 5G unfold over the next few years.”

About Federated Wireless

Federated Wireless is leading the wireless industry through the shared spectrum revolution, unlocking a spectrum of possibilities by eliminating the decades-old problem of spectrum scarcity. The Company offers the industry’s first spectrum controller, enabling government and commercial users to securely share the same spectrum band. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Federated Wireless is removing the multi-billion dollar price tag associated with spectrum access, allowing for the creation of new wireless carriers and business models. www.federatedwireless.com

About BLiNQ Networks

BLiNQ Networks is a pioneer of next-generation wireless solutions that feature intelligent systems capable of adapting to the radio frequency environment to maximize capacity and performance. www.blinqnetworks.com

About CCI

CCI is a network infrastructure innovation company providing mobile operators around the world with cost effective, revenue increasing RF solutions that are rapidly deployable, fit-for-purpose and maximize the use of valuable spectrum and existing network investments. CCI delivers field proven solutions for coverage enhancement, densification and capacity, interference reduction, spectrum re-farming and the co-location of LTE, UMTS and emerging 5G technologies. CCI continues to expand its portfolio with patented antenna solutions, small cell deployment and fixed wireless access solutions as well as industry defining portable PIM analyzers. For more information, visit www.cciproducts.com.

Contacts

McGrath/Power for Federated Wireless
Yahea Abdulla, 408-200-3775
YaheaAbdulla@mcgrathpower.com
or
BLiNQ Networks
201-342-3338
info@blinqnetworks.com

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Federated Wireless and BLiNQ Networks Sign Agreement to Deliver a CBRS Solution for Fixed Wireless and Cable Markets

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