DigitalGlobe, Inc., the global leader in Earth imagery, announced an agreement to provide elevation data to Rise Broadband to rapidly verify fixed wireless broadband service availability to households and businesses in its market areas before sending installation teams into the field.
Broadband internet in rural or suburban communities is a bigger issue than most local governments can handle. Yet Rise Broadband can build its (fixed) wireless networks for one-fifth the cost of wired internet providers. Once equipment is on a tower or home, Rise has few maintenance expenses besides periodic upgrades to a tower’s capacity.
Rise Broadband and other members of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance wants the FCC to end uncertainty around the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) space so companies can deploy networks.
Executives at Rise Broadband and Ruckus Wireless are among those concerned the FCC might decide to restructure the rules for the 3.5 GHz spectrum band. Rise reinforced its support for existing rules regarding 3.5 GHz spectrum which will enhance future fixed wireless broadband service.
Rise Broadband has launched new Alliance Channel Partner programs aimed at identifying, recruiting, motivating and compensating master agents, broadband resellers and aggregators. These programs give Rise’s partners a new product that fills a gap in most agents/partners’ connectivity product portfolios as well as the tools and resources they need to be successful.
Twelve Vets Will Be Chosen for All-Expenses-Paid Colorado Program Through No Barriers Warriors DENVER – March 15, 2017 – Rise Broadband, the nation’s largest fixed wireless broadband provider of Internet and digital phone service, has opened the nomination process to send twelve military veterans on the No Barriers Warriors Colorado Rocky Mountain Veterans Expedition. “We […]
Crius Energy has entered into a strategic agreement with Rise Broadband to offer energy products to Rise’s customers through the Energy Rewards Integrated Energy Platform jointly developed by Crius and Comcast. Offerings will be initially available to Rise customers in Illinois, Indiana and Texas with plans to offer services throughout the company’s 16-state coverage area at a later date.
Rise Broadband: Fixed 5G Broadband Has Real Rural Challenges by Joan Engebretson Despite increased interest in fixed 5G on the part of the nation’s largest carriers, it’s still not a great choice for rural areas, said Jeff Kohler, co-founder of rural broadband wireless network operator Rise Broadband, in an interview with Telecompetitor. In discussing fixed […]
CED BRIEFS: Rise Broadband, Teleste, Ting Internet Laura Hamilton Editor – @cedmagazine Full Bio > January 20, 2017 Rise Broadband extended its communications network in 10 markets in conjunction with the FCC’s Connect America Fund program. Market areas include communities in Iowa, Texas, Nebraska, Illinois, and Kansas. “Because we deliver internet/phone service through a wireless […]
Rise Broadband Cites CAF Program for Broadband Expansion, Adds 10 ‘Enhanced’ Broadband Markets Joan Engebretson Broadband wireless provider Rise Broadband issued a press release today noting that it had expanded its network in 10 market areas in conjunction with the FCC’s Connect America Fund (CAF) program. Rise apparently is referring to new buildouts supported, at […]