CommScope today announced
added support for sub-6 GHz and mmWave 5G New Radio (NR) wireless connectivity on
its NVG558 fixed wireless access
(FWA) gateway platform. Combined with the platform’s existing support for 4G
LTE and 3.5 GHz CBRS connectivity, these new capabilities expand operators’
ability to deliver triple-play services with the NVG500 Series of advanced PON,
xDSL, and FWA gateways.
NVG558 FWA Gateway platform provides operators the flexibility to deliver 5G NR
over sub-6 Ghz today and take advantage of mmWave deployments as they become
more widespread. Cellular networks represent a significant opportunity for
operators to offer internet and triple-play services to suburban and underserved
customers. Approximately 29 million suburban Americans do not have access to 25
Mbps or faster broadband*. The latest version of the NVG558 enables operators to
offer customers high-speed fixed wireless broadband services over 5G NR, 4G LTE,
and 3.5 GHz CBRS networks using the same flexible, multi-application gateway platform
they use to provide wireline broadband services.
CLICK TO TWEET: CommScope's NVG558 FWA Gateway platform provides operators the flexibility to deliver 5G NR over sub-6 Ghz today and take advantage of mmWave deployments as they become more widespread.
platform also offers subscriber self-install capabilities to help operators
reduce truck-rolls and customer installation wait times, lowering costs and
improving the overall customer experience. In addition, all NVG500 Series
gateways support Docker® containers. This enables operators to rapidly
prototype and deliver new broadband applications and services without having to
take the time to integrate them into the platform’s firmware and complete
lengthy lab approvals and field trials.
operators build out their 5G networks, many want to maximize the value of these
networks by using them to offer fixed wireless broadband services to
customers,” said Joe Chow, senior vice president and segment leader, Customer
Premises Equipment at CommScope. “The new version of the NVG558 offers these
operators a flexible platform for delivering customers smart-home devices,
video streaming, gaming, virtual reality, augmented reality, and other next-generation
services using high-speed 5G NR wireless networks.”
CommScope’s other NVG500 Series gateways—including the NVG578 10G GPON gateway—the
or tri-band 802.11ac (Wi-Fi® 5) and 802.11ax Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) options
HomeAssure™ for smart,
IoT service capability
container support for simplified application deployment
- Deep Packet
for advanced Wi-Fi management, Quality of
and Parental Controls
To learn more about CommScope’s broadband services at the Consumer Electronics
Show, 7-10 January 2020, please set up a meeting here.
The sub-6 GHz 5G NR version of the NVG558 will begin sampling for select customers
in Q1 2020. The mmWave 5G NR version will begin sampling in Q3 2020.
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Source: A. Tomer, E. Kneebone, R. Shivaram. Signs of Digital Distress. The
Brookings Institution. Sept 2017. This phenomenon of underserved broadband is
being observed in metro areas across the globe.
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