- Strategic partnership allows Ericsson to include its Ericsson Radio System into Xtreme's network solution and service portfolio
- New products allow Xtreme to provide carrier-class wireless solutions to both unserved and underserved broadband market providers
- Partnership is another example of Ericsson working to bring ultra high-speed broadband to rural America
PLANO, Texas, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ericsson (ERIC) and Xtreme Enterprises announce a strategic partnership for Ericsson to include its industry-leading Ericsson Radio System into Xtreme's network solution and service portfolio to support rural Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs).
Xtreme Enterprises is focused on assisting the WISP industry in obtaining and deploying Ericsson's carrier-class LTE equipment. With Ericsson equipment, WISPs will be able to reach more customers with higher speeds.
David Tews, President of Xtreme Enterprises, says: "With CBRS auctions tentatively scheduled for June and last month's launch of CBRS Initial Commercial Deployments, the availability of this carrier-class Ericsson Radio System comes at a critical time. Xtreme and Ericsson have the ability and are ready to deliver the long-needed speed and reliability to WISPs who serve rural America."
Rob Johnson, Head of Customer Unit Regional Carriers for Ericsson North America, says: "It's always been a vision of Ericsson's to bring ultra high-speed broadband to every market segment in America, and we're able to do that through this strategic partnership with our long-standing partner Xtreme Enterprises. With their market knowledge and agile business practices, we are now able to scale our carrier-class wireless solutions to both unserved and underserved broadband market providers."
Under the agreement, Xtreme will be offering Ericsson's high-performing Micro Radio 2208 for Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS). The Ericsson Micro Radio 2208 delivers the highest allowable power output for outdoor CBRS deployments, ensuring robust, wide-area coverage and capacity.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Find out more about Ericsson Small Cell Solutions for Citizen's Broadcast Radio Service (CBRS)
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Find out more about Ericsson 5G use case trials.
Find out more about Ericsson Spectrum Sharing.
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ABOUT XTREME ENTERPRISES, LLC
Xtreme Enterprises, LLC, based in Pennsylvania, has decades of direct experience operating as a Wireless Internet Service Provider and cellular carrier. Xtreme Enterprises is converging its knowledge and expertise of LTE and the Ericsson Radio System to bring exciting new offerings to the wireless broadband industry.
Find out more about Xtreme Enterprises, LLC at www.xtremelte.com.