NetComm Wireless enables fixed wireless Internet availability to rural areas

NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) has announced an initiative with one of the world´s largest telecommunications holding companies to supply the Outdoor Wireless Antennas needed to bring Fixed Wireless Internet connectivity to select rural and underserved premises across the US, the company said.

NetComm Wireless successfully enabled Fixed Wireless availability in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Louisiana. The new LTE Fixed Wireless service aims to serve over 400,000 locations in 18 states by the end of 2017, with the potential to increase to over 1.1 million by 2020, as part of the FCC Connect America Fund commitment.

The service will help to resolve existing inequalities between urban and rural communities throughout the US using NetComm Wireless´ Outdoor Wireless Antennas to create a direct line of sight connection between the customer´s residence and the network tower to deliver Internet download speeds of at least 10Mbps.

NetComm Wireless is a developer of Fixed Wireless broadband, wireless M2M/Industrial IoT and Fibre and Cable to the distribution point (FTTdp / CTTdp) technologies that underpin an increasingly connected world.