Cradlepoint today announced the first products to utilize its new Elastic Wideband technology as part of the company’s Elastic Edge vision for connecting people, places and things over LTE and 5G networks.
Cradlepoint NetCloud Solution Packages now include LTE edge routers that deliver gigabit-class wireless connectivity for enterprise and public safety organizations. Powered by Elastic Wideband technology, the edge routers also include support for private LTE deployments using unlicensed Citizen’s Band Radio Spectrum (CBRS).
Elastic Wideband leverages the foundational 5G technologies of 4×4 multiple-input and multiple outputs (MIMO), 256 quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) and carrier aggregation (CA) to deliver gigabit-class LTE today on cellular networks that support LTE Advanced Pro and License Assisted Access (LAA), providing the first step in the path to full 5G in the future. Elastic Wideband integrates Cradlepoint software with the industry’s most advanced LTE modem modules, and future 5G modems, to provide wireless edge solutions with unrivaled speed, reliability, and flexibility.