UK towns do fixed wireless access

The BBC reported recently that small communities in the UK are exploring fixed wireless access technology to bring broadband to areas abandoned by telecoms and cable operators.

The article cites the medieval town of Cromarty in Scotland which got a grant from the Highland and Islands Enterprise to install broadband via a fixed wireless access link from Glasgow-based firm Boston Networks. The network was up and running, with no need to dig up roads or close streets, within three weeks.

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