Cable & Telecom

Bell using Casa Systems gear for 5G fixed wireless rollout

ANDOVER, Mass. — Casa Systems, a U.S.-based provider of both physical and cloud-native broadband technology solutions for wireless, cable and fixed networks, announced yesterday an exclusive agreement with Bell Canada to provide 5G Sub-6 high-gain outdoor consumer premise equipment (CPE) for Bell’s Wireless Home Internet (WHI) service. Bell’s WHI uses fixed wireless technology to extend broadband Internet access to rural and underserved communities. Since 2018, Casa Systems has provided 4G CPE for Bell’s WHI service, which is currently available in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. Casa Systems’ newest CPE device “integrates a powerful 5G Sub-6 modem and high-gain directional...