Licensed wide-area millimeter wave service solutions provider FiberTower has received the Cambridge Communication Systems (CCS) Metnet system, which is intended for immediate deployment, the company said.
With CCS Metnet, FiberTower is delivering to its customers a wireless backhaul, transport and 5G infrastructure solution that provides both line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight connectivity. CCS Metnet is the only self-organizing microwave backhaul system that is FCC-certified for operation in the 24GHz spectrum band. Application opportunities for the 24GHz solution include small cell and fixed wireless broadband backhaul, and fiber extension.
CCS (Cambridge Communication Systems) is a specialist in self-organizing wireless backhaul for small cell, WiFi, CCTV, smart city and enterprise access applications.
Metnet enables deployment in an ad hoc, organic way to rapidly improve quality of service in capacity hotspots or coverage not-spots today, while laying the foundations for the change in network architectures anticipated with 5G.
FiberTower owns exclusively licensed wide-area authorizations in the 24GHz and 39GHz bands, where it develops and deploys an array of industry-leading high capacity solutions for carriers, enterprises, municipalities and government. FiberTower has a long history of investment in new technologies in the 24GHz and 39GHz bands.