Cambium Networks Pentanet Deploys 60 GHz cnWave

January 13th, 2022

Alliance Corporation is proud to be a Value-Added Distributor for Cambium Networks products in North America. This is a repost from a Cambium Networks Case Study.

Thousands of people in Silicon Valley’s downtown corridor now have super-fast free Wi-Fi access enabled by 60 GHz cnWave fixed wireless distributed network infrastructure technology

San José’s Smart City Vision project leverages the latest 60 GHz millimeter wave wireless technology from Cambium Networks as the network infrastructure installed on streetlights, traffic lights, and buildings throughout the downtown corridor to support a network of outdoor Wi-Fi access points.

60 GHz cnWave Fixed Wireless Distribution Node

The distributed network infrastructure utilizes Cambium Networks’ 60 GHz cnWave™ fixed wireless broadband equipment with Terragraph. Terragraph is a technology developed by Facebook Connectivity.

“San José’s pandemic recovery efforts include Wi-Fi for our small businesses downtown, as well as digital equity access for our families”

“San José’s pandemic recovery efforts include Wi-Fi for our small businesses downtown, as well as digital equity access for our families,” said Dolan Beckel, Interim Deputy City Manager and Director of the Office of Civic Innovation and Digital Strategy. “The pandemic has shown how important core connectivity is to education, health, and work. These assets are essential to ensuring a stronger, connected community.”

The Cambium Networks-based distributed network infrastructure covers approximately 60 city blocks, therefore providing free Wi-Fi connectivity throughout strategic downtown corridors.

City of San José Coverage Map

The first phase of enhanced public Wi-Fi connectivity

This deployment is the first phase of enhanced public Wi-Fi connectivity for the city’s 1 million residents and 80,000 leading businesses. The efforts deliver enhanced services to communities in need of improved connectivity options so it helps address digital equity.

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