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Small Cell World preview: the backhaul business case

Small Cell World preview: the backhaul business case

18 September 2020

With just under two weeks until Small Cell World kicks off, the industry is gearing up to see the latest and greatest small cell technologies and hear from operators on their deployment strategies.

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Fixed wireless Internet access in African schools

Fixed wireless Internet access in African schools

15 October 2019

Dr. John Naylon, CTO and co-founder, Cambridge Broadband Networks discusses why education is at the heart of the digital economy The introduction of the internet into classrooms is a necessity for the digitisation of education. Much of the...

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CBNL on the road – a look at the future of connectivity in Nigeria

CBNL on the road – a look at the future of connectivity in Nigeria

04 June 2019

We recently took to the road to visit two of our longest-standing customers in Nigeria, MTN and Vodacom, for whom we have been providing mobile backhaul and fixed wireless access services now from as far back as 2006.

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ProRail rolls out new CCTV system at major rail stations in the Netherlands

ProRail rolls out new CCTV system at major rail stations in the Netherlands

21 March 2019

ProRail is rolling out CBNL’s 26GHz point-to-multipoint technology to provide connectivity for new CCTV deployment across 15 railway stations. Using CBNL's VectaStar network, ProRail has connected over 200 CCTV cameras to date. These...

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CBNL ready to deploy 5G FWA today

CBNL ready to deploy 5G FWA today

06 March 2019

In an interview with Lightreading CBNL sets out its roadmap to 5G Fixed Wireless Access and talks through its new residential FWA and smart city products.

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Fixed Wireless Access approaches its tipping point

Fixed Wireless Access approaches its tipping point

12 February 2019

“We think concatenated networks are really likely. That’s where you have a licensed middle mile - which gives you most of the quality you need - and you then use unlicensed spectrum at the edge where you need to distribute signal to...

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New 5G business models

New 5G business models

07 February 2019

Another new business model that builds on the old is fixed wireless access (FWA). Already quite well advanced, with LTE links providing cable/DSL speeds to businesses and homes, the biggest upside for 5G is its new radio bands, especially in the...

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Getting a bead on the 5G business case for Africa

Getting a bead on the 5G business case for Africa

21 January 2019

Like all new technologies, 5G has been accompanied by a gassy wave of hype. It’s now at the moment when the hype has to convert into actual business cases. Russell Southwood spoke to Dr John Naylon, CTO and Founder of CBNL and a member of...

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A big play for fixed wireless – CBNL’s US predictions for 2019

A big play for fixed wireless – CBNL’s US predictions for 2019

15 January 2019

With 2018 behind us, it’s time now to look ahead to a new and exciting year for our industry.

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5G will open the floodgates for smart city initiatives

5G will open the floodgates for smart city initiatives

07 December 2018

5G will provide flexible, ubiquitous high-speed connectivity, which will allow diverse ecosystems such as smart cities to be connected using the same underlying platform

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CBNL sees huge market opportunity for FWA to replace copper in Africa

CBNL sees huge market opportunity for FWA to replace copper in Africa

05 November 2018

The world’s largest African tech event, AfricaCom, is next week and CBNL is gearing up to discuss how fixed wireless access (FWA) is poised to replace legacy copper infrastructure in Africa. And also by using the mmWave spectrum bands,to...

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CBNL wins 2018 World Communications Award

CBNL wins 2018 World Communications Award

01 November 2018

CBNL wins a 2018 World Communications Award for its Smart City deployment in Poland. The platform is a city-wide network powered by 26GHz point-to-multipoint technology and supports full smart city functionality. The judges said the deployment...

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For Argentina’s cities to be sustainable, first they must be smart

For Argentina’s cities to be sustainable, first they must be smart

23 October 2018

This article is in Spanish. Contact us at enquiries@cbnl.com for a copy of the English transcript. Para que las ciudades de Argentina sean sustentables, primero deben ser inteligentes ¿Qué te viene a la mente cuando piensas...

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A blueprint for connectivity in Africa

A blueprint for connectivity in Africa

08 October 2018

A blueprint for connectivity in Africa

Recently, I was fortunate enough to visit some of our customers and staff in West Africa. While these trips are always important, this one held particular significance for our business.

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The outlook for FWA in a 5G world

The outlook for FWA in a 5G world

26 September 2018

New market report: The outlook for FWA in a 5G world With the pending launch of the first 5G commercial networks in the US, the fixed wireless access (FWA) market has heated up considerably. The expectation is that the first 5G commercial...

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A smart case study for mmWave

A smart case study for mmWave

24 September 2018

As with 3G and 4G that came before it, much of the anticipation of 5G surrounds its numerous advanced mobile applications. However, for the first time, 5G could also transform Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) – a term that refers to the...

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