CBNL, the market leader in licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP) microwave and millimeter wave, was this week awarded a finalist position in the European Broadband Awards 2017 for a ground-breaking 26GHz smart city project.
The awards are an annual event where the European Commission recognizes the outstanding EU-funded broadband deployment projects in Europe.
Together with its project partners, CBNL was recognized in the ‘Cost reduction and co-investment in a future proof infrastructure’ category for the Metropolitan Telecommunication Network (MTN) in Rzeszów.
Delivered in collaboration with the City of Rzeszów and VSAT System sj, a leading system integrator, the MTN is one of the most innovative municipal networks in Europe, and a blueprint for leveraging 5G spectrum.
CBNL’s VectaStar PMP solution was used to deliver the network, showcasing how the latest millimetre wave technology can provide a highly cost effective route to ubiquitous urban connectivity.
Through high levels of spectrum reuse and virtualization techniques, the project has delivered wide-ranging benefits across the city.
The results speak for themselves: