5G-Ready Network Uses Unlicensed and Citizens Broadband Radio Service Spectrum

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the distributed antenna system (DAS), small cells and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, is set to release its Converged Virtualized Core, the company said.

The virtualized platform replaces network hardware with software to efficiently power 5G use cases over unlicensed and Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum.

The next generation Boingo solution is built with a virtualized infrastructure core, including a virtualized radio access network (vRAN), and uses the cloud to evolve network operation for the 5G era. Boingo network functions run as software for faster rollout of services at venues, such as carrier offload, flexible network expansion and seamless 5G upgrades. The core offers the versatility required for 5G environments and can facilitate connectivity using Wi-Fi, LTE and IoT technologies.

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