Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)

A new wave of wireless innovation

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) has the potential to transform wireless services in the U.S. by enabling all types of enterprises and service providers to build and operate LTE and 5G networks. CBRS creates an innovative spectrum sharing arrangement that gives these organizations access to high-quality wireless spectrum at low or no cost.

CBRS is driving a new wave of wireless applications that range from industrial IoT to bridging the digital divide for under-served rural and urban users.

¿Qué es CBRS?

CBRS is a spectrum allocation model defined by the U.S. FCC that allows up to 150 MHz in the 3,5 GHz spectrum band to be dynamically shared by different users in an orderly, non-interfering way, at lower cost than in the traditional exclusive use model. CBRS defines three tiers of spectrum-use rights.

SAS Diagram

 

Tier 1 Incumbents

U.S. Federal Government, fixed satellite users and other incumbents

Tier 2 Priority Access License (PAL)

companies that have acquired, via auction, exclusive use of a portion of 70 MHz of the spectrum within a geographical area for a finite period.

Tier 3 General Authorized Access (GAA)

shared use of 80 MHz of the spectrum on an as-available, dynamic basis.

¿Por qué elegir CommScope?

CommScope recognizes and embraces the potential of CBRS. We have invested in multiple areas of product development with commercially available access points, Spectrum Access System (SAS) backed by our Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) network, base station antennas and related RF path equipment, home gateways, device security certificates, and specialized CPI certification training. We are founding members and active contributors to the OnGo Alliance (formerly the CBRS Alliance).

CBRS is a logical fit with CommScope’s strengths in spectrum management, RF performance, and enterprise and home network deployment. Our CBRS offerings are natural extensions of existing products and services and thus leverage proven capabilities.

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Solution breadth

CommScope offers CBRS access points, SAS/ESC, home gateways, base station antennas, installation training and more.

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5G/LTE leadership

CBRS is simply a new way to deliver LTE and 5G. We have proven expertise in these technologies with small cells, distributed antenna systems, spectrum management and more.

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Simplified enterprise deployment

Borrowing from our RUCKUS enterprise Wi-Fi heritage, we’ve designed our enterprise CBRS systems to be as easy to install and manage as Wi-Fi.

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Ecosistema del socio

We offer certified interoperability with device and packet core (EPC) vendors. CommScope’s SAS is tested or deployed with every major CBSD OEM. Our network of system integrators provides an end-to-end solution consisting of CommScope and third-party elements.

What is CBRS used for?

CBRS is ideal for applications that require cost-effective access to spectrum, large coverage range, predictability of performance, mobility, and security.

Acceso inalámbrico fijo

by wireless ISPs (WISPs), by wired broadband providers seeking to expand their footprint, or by individual companies and organizations on behalf of their own users.

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Redes privadas

for business-critical enterprise applications that require security, mobility and predictable levels of performance, such as operational communications in factories, construction sites and sporting venues. In these environments, CBRS is being used for push-to-talk communications, IP video camera backhaul and long-range IoT connectivity.

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Capacity augmentation

for mobile network operators (MNOs) who can use the CBRS frequency band when needed for peak demand, without having to invest in permanent capacity.

Watch the webinar replay to learn more

To learn more, visit Understanding CBRS Use Cases.

Recursos adicionales

  • Folleto: Soluciones de antenas para estaciones base de CBRS

    Las antenas para estaciones base de CommScope ofrecen flexibilidad y rendimiento para cualquier aplicación de CBRS en exteriores.
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  • Folleto: Capacitación para instaladores profesionales certificados para CBRS

    Un enfoque práctico para la capacitación CPI con explicaciones simples de conceptos clave y muestras de pantallas de interfaz de usuario reales para un sistema de acceso de espectro.
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  • Hoja de datos: Gestión de punto de acceso LTE

    La gestión de AP LTE ofrece una interfaz fácil de usar para configurar y gestionar sus puntos de acceso LTE. También es una plataforma potente basada en la nube para las operaciones diarias y el monitoreo de su red LTE. Incluye actualizaciones de software y soporte técnico.
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  • Hoja de datos: Servicio de red LTE privada

    Junto con los puntos de acceso LTE de RUCKUS, el servicio de red LTE privada proporciona todos los componentes necesarios para implementar una red LTE privada de CBRS: Red central LTE (EPC) como servicio, portal de gestión de SIM, servicio de acceso al espectro de CBRS (SAS) y gestión de punto de acceso LTE.
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  • Informe de la solución: Cradlepoint CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service)

    CommScope y Cradlepoint se han asociado para ofrecer una solución integral para implementaciones privadas de LTE
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  • Informe de la solución: Inseego CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service)

    Commscope e Inseego se han asociado para ofrecer una solución CBRS completa para casos de uso fijos y móviles cruciales
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