Paving the Way for Private 5G Network Deployment

Fibocom, a global leading provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, announced that its FM160-NA module has achieved FCC CBRS certification. It is the first 3GPP R16-compliant 5G module receiving this certification, which is now fully capable to be operated in band 48, taking a huge step towards the commercial deployment of private 5G/LTE networks.

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band, shared spectrum from 3.55 to 3.7 GHz, has been used by the U.S. federal government for radar systems. It is made available by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for commercial use through a spectrum-sharing framework. This enables unprecedented opportunity for organizations to operate their own networks in areas such as campuses, airports, warehouses, ports, hospitals, stadiums, etc., improving wireless broadband access and performance…