UScellular, in collaboration with Qualcomm and Inseego, launches 5G mmWave high-speed Internet service in 10 cities

  • UScellular’s Home Internet+ service uses 5G mmWave technology to provide high-speed Internet access to homes and businesses.

  • The companies plan to expand the service to dozens more cities throughout 2022.

CHICAGO, April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UScellular, in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Inseego, has launched its 5G mmWave broadband internet service in parts of 10 cities. That of the carrier Home Internet+ offers speeds of up to 300 Mbps, a 10-15x increase over its 4G LTE home Internet offering, and is a significant step in its multi-technology approach to delivering high-speed Internet solutions.

UScellular (PRNewsfoto/UScellular)

UScellular (PRNewsfoto/UScellular)

UScellular, along with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Inseego, has launched its 5G mmWave broadband internet service.

UScellular Home Internet+ is provided by the Inseego Wavemaker™ FW2010 5G Outdoor CPEpowered by Qualcomm® 5G Gen 1 Fixed Wireless Access Platform with Snapdragon® X55 5G Modem-RF System, and provides wireless high-speed Internet access to customers’ homes or businesses. This Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) service is available now in parts of East Moline and Rock Island, Ill.; Bettendorf, cedar falls, Couch, Dubuque and Waterloo, Iowa; Yakima, Washington.; and Beloit and Janesville, Wis.

Throughout 2022, UScellular plans to increase its Home Internet+ service in these cities and expand to dozens more in urban and rural areas, including Springfield and Tipton, Mo., Knoxville, Tenn.and Kenosha and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Interested residents can visit https://www.uscellular.com/home-internet-5G and enter their address to determine their eligibility and sign up for future updates.

With its massive capacity and rapid deployment time compared to other wired options, 5G mmWave is an affordable and accessible solution for extending broadband services to bridge the digital divide. UScellular’s Home Internet+ service enables seamless video conferencing with hundreds of participants, as well as simultaneous streaming of shows, music, and games.

In order to harness the powerful benefits of 5G mmWave for UScellular’s next-generation Internet service, Inseego relies on the Qualcomm 5G Gen 1 fixed wireless access platform. This product provides a 5G modem- complete, fully integrated antenna, which is designed to streamline product development for multiple mobile broadband product categories, including sub-6GHz, mmWave, and mmWave Extended Range CPE devices. The Qualcomm 5G Gen 1 Fixed Wireless Access Platform is also designed to provide carriers and OEMs, like Inseego, with the technology capabilities they need to tackle the complexity of wireless while enabling them to offer a diversified product portfolio to their customers.

The Inseego Wavemaker FW2010 outdoor CPE delivers multi-gigabit download speeds for data-intensive applications. It connects to a Wi-Fi router to provide secure and reliable Internet access to many devices in a home, business or office. With outstanding 5G cellular antenna performance, the FW2010 can extend mmWave coverage several miles from a cell tower. It also supports 5G sub-6 GHz and Cat 22 LTE, making it ideal for a wide range of locations and applications.

“At UScellular, we are passionate and driven to fulfill our mission to connect people and communities to what matters most to them,” said Mike Irizarry, executive vice president and chief technology officer for UScellular. “This FWA solution is critical to providing customers with affordable and reliable home connectivity wherever they live, and we look forward to expanding it to other regions in 2022 and beyond.”

“This expansion of high-speed internet delivery to untapped cities is a testament to Qualcomm Technologies’ efforts to bridge the digital divide,” said Gautam SheoranVice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “By equipping carriers and OEMs with cost-effective last-mile technologies, we are able to offer end-users and enterprises best-in-class 5G connectivity for consumers. and businesses, including those in previously underserved areas.”

“UScellular is committed to delivering first-class broadband experiences to its customers and supporting the growth of connected communities. We congratulate them on this landmark launch,” said the CEO of Inseego. Ashish Sharma. “The record-breaking performance of our Inseego Wavemaker FW2010 enables UScellular to unlock the vast potential of its 5G mmWave network and extend the reach of high-speed, high-capacity FWA services to residential and business customers.

This launch follows a friendly user trial that began in Janesville, Wis.in 2021 and builds on field trials that demonstrated the speed and range that 5G mmWave technology is capable of delivering to customers. Learn more about UScellular’s approach to FWA service here.

About UScellular
UScellular is the fourth largest full-service wireless carrier in United States, delivering nationwide network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to enhance the customer experience. the Chicago, based in New York, provides a strong and reliable network supported by the latest technologies and offers a wide range of communication services that improve the lives of consumers, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. To learn more about UScellular, visit any of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. For the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com. Connect with UScellular on social media at facebook.com/uscellular, twitter.com/uscellular, instagram.com/uscellular, youtube.com/uscellularcorp and linkedin.com/company/uscellular.

US cell contact:
Katie Frey
773-317-0002
Katie.frey@uscellular.com

About Qualcomm
Qualcomm is the global leader in wireless technology innovation and the engine behind the development, launch and expansion of 5G. When we connected the phone to the Internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our core technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in all 3G, 4G and 5G smartphones. We’re bringing the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the Internet of Things and computing, and paving the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.

Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, together with its subsidiaries, substantially all of our engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of our products and services businesses, including our QCT semiconductor business.

Qualcomm contacts:
Pete LanciaBusiness communication
Phone: 1-858-845-5959
Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

Mauricio Lopez-Hodoyan, Investor Relations
Phone: 1-858-651-1387
Email: ir@qualcomm.com

About Inseego Corp.
Inseego Corp. (Nasdaq: INSG) is an industry leader in cloud-to-cloud smart device solutions that extend the 5G network edge, enabling wider 5G coverage, multi-gigabit data speeds, low latency and enhanced security for provide highly reliable Internet access. Our innovative Fixed Wireless Broadband Mobile Access (FWA) solutions and software platform integrate the most advanced technologies (including 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6 and others) into a wide range of products that deliver robust connectivity indoors, outdoors and in the harshest industrial environments. Designed and developed in the UNITED STATESInseego products and SaaS solutions leverage the company’s patented technologies to deliver the highest quality wireless connectivity to service providers, enterprises and government entities worldwide. www.inseego.com #Putting5GtoWork

Inseego contacts:
Anette GavinBusiness communication
+1 (619) 993-3058
Anette.Gaven@inseego.com

Joo-Hun KimInvestor Relations
MKR Group
+1 (212) 868-6760
joohunkim@mkrir.com

Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated.

Qualcomm 5G Gen 1 Fixed Wireless Access Platform and Snapdragon are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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