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In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Greg Dial, EVP for Product and Marketing Strategy at JMA Wireless, discusses the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) and what it means for both businesses and consumers looking to leverage CBRS as a new option.
Greg walks us through various CBRS use cases, including instances of high volume traffic in stadium venues and what connecting looks like to users. He also shares some of the compelling advantages of adopting CBRS as well as the challenges still facing companies hoping to utilize it.
To finish the conversation, we talk briefly about the industry’s reception to CBRS and what the future might look like for IoT and edge computing.
Interested in connecting with Greg? Check out his Linkedin!
About JMA Wireless: JMA Wireless is a US-based company designing and building next-generation communication systems that deliver technologies enabling 4G LTE, 5G, and CBRS on networks worldwide. JMA XRAN™ leads the industry with the only 100 percent software-based RAN platform combined with a variety of radio technologies, including its TEKO distributed antenna line and CellHub ‘full spectrum’ CBRS radio.
Key Question and Topics from this Episode:
(3:21) Introduction to Greg Dial
(7:29) JMA Wireless and their role in the industry
(13:54) What is CBRS and how does it compare to other connectivity options, like WiFi?
(21:58) How does the consumer experience change with CBRS?
(26:57) What is compatibility currently like for mobile devices?
(29:58) What does user experience look like when connecting to CBRS?
(34:14) What are the advantages of CBRS?
(43:59) For what use cases is CBRS not a good fit?
(47:00) What’s the overall industry reaction to CBRS?