NetComm Wireless Enables Fixed Wireless Internet Availability to Rural and Underserved Areas in the U.S.
SYDNEY, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), today 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 U.S.
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 U.S. 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.
"In low population rural and underserved locations, Fixed Wireless is proven to offer the most effective solution and we are pleased to enable a large-scale rollout that will allow homes and businesses to achieve reliable access to essential online government, education and health services," said Jim Berridge, Executive Vice President North America at NetComm Wireless.
About NetComm Wireless
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading 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. Our Listen. Innovate. Solve. methodology supports the unique requirements of leading telecommunications carriers, core network providers, system integrators, government and enterprise customers worldwide. For over 35 years, NetComm Wireless has engineered new generations of world first data communication products and is now a globally recognized communications technology innovator. Headquartered in Sydney (Australia), NetComm Wireless has offices in the US, Europe/UK, New Zealand and Japan. Visit: www.netcommwireless.com.
NetComm Wireless (ASX: NTC) Australian Stock Exchange announcement: http://www.netcommwireless.com/sites/default/files/NTC-AT%26T-ASX-Final.pdf
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