James Bristow: Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

4/06/2020 - 14:51

Fixed Wireless Access’s speed and flexibility could have it serve a crucial role in helping businesses and public services rebuild in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, writes James Bristow, SVP EMEA, Cradlepoint

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, it’s important to step back and recognise the huge effort being made to limit its potential for disruption. To give a few examples from the United Kingdom, British Gas is using its logistics network to deliver supplies to food banks, while teachers are using empty classrooms for design and technology lessons to make face shields for NHS workers. It’s clear that while the pandemic is undoubtedly causing devastation, it has unleashed a wave of compassion, collaboration and innovation. Combined with our ability to communicate with one another in today’s technology-driven world, these factors make us all the more resilient.