• In late 2020, GSA established the 4G-5G FWA Forum in recognition of the important role 3GPP-based 4G-5G FWA technologies play to offer a fast, economically attractive and future proof alternative to deploying broadband services, in particular for rural and less densely populated areas.

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  • As of June 2022, there were 48 GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum members covering majority of the infrastructure, chipset, module and CPE value chain for FWA.

    One of the main deliverables has been a 4G-5G FWA Ecosystem Catalogue, which is now in its 6th iteration and promotes a wide range of FWA devices, chipsets and modules. The Forum has also delivered a CPE Survey report to help the industry better estimate the real market size of the 4G-5G FWA market.

    In addition, plenary events featuring a wealth of speakers from mobile operators, regulatory bodies and the equipment supply industry all discussing and debating a wide range of key FWA industry topics are organised. Further activities to promote 4G-5G FWA adoption for the benefit of citizens and businesses worldwide are expected over the course of 2022-23. Stay tuned.

    Participation to the GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum is open to all companies involved in the 4G-5G FWA Ecosystem.

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  • GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum Objectives:

    – To promote the 4G-5G FWA industry and suppliers
    – To track and report on 4G-5G FWA deployments
    – To promote 4G-5G FWA CPE products and features
    – Set up working groups to deliver on the objectives
    – Expand 4G-5G FWA Ecosystem Globally
    – Increase 4G-5G FWA Deployments

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  • 48 Members
  • Latest FWA Reports

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    FWA-Market Update July 2022

    FWA-Market Update July 2022 Summary: As technology has improved, operators have been turning to mobile networks to deliver residential and…

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    FWA-Ecosystem Catalogue June 2022

    FWA-Ecosystem Catalogue June 2022 – V6 The Fixed Wireless Access Device Ecosystem Directory contains an overview of the growing number…

    Fixed Wireless Access | GSA FWA Directory
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    FWA-Forum Plenary May 2022

    FWA-Forum Plenary May 2022 Session 1 – The 4G-5G FWA Market Trends Session 2 – 4G-5G FWA Best Practices Operator…

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    4G-5G FWA Forum’s Contribution to EU State Aid Guidelines

    4G-5G FWA Forum’s Contribution to EU State Aid Guidelines ConsultationExecutive Summary GSA 4G-5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Forum represents a…

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    The 5G FWA Opportunity – GSMAi report

    The 5G FWA opportunity: A TCO model for a 5G mmWave FWA network 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) is now…

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    FWA CPE Market Survey – September 2021

    FWA CPE Market Survey – September 2021 Key highlights ·       Results from the first GSA 4G/5G FWA Forum device ecosystem…

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    FWA Database November 2020: Member Excel File

    FWA Database November 2020: Member Excel File Introduction As technology has improved, operators have been turning to mobile networks to…

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    Fixed Wireless Access Snapshot June 2020

    Fixed Wireless Access Snapshot June 2020: Over half of all LTE operatorshave launched a FWA service 415 operators in 166…

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    Fixed Wireless Access Member Report-2 May 2020

    Fixed Wireless Access Member Report - with 5G CPE and 5G FWA Operator lists. - Updated 19 May 2020. This report was updated with latest FWA information. As technology has improved, operators have been turning to mobile networks to deliver home and office broadband services. They are using LTE and LTE-Advanced networks to deliver services in locations that are poorly served (or not served at all) by fixed-line alternatives such as ADSL, VDSL, cable or fibre. Some are also offering mobile-based services as an alternative to fixed-line broadband technologies. The home/office broadband services on offer…
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  • FWA Ecosystem Catalogue

  • GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum Device Ecosystem Catalogue – June 2022

    The GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum Device Ecosystem Catalogue contains an overview of the growing number of companies involved in the 3GPP Fixed Wireless Access Device Ecosystem.
    Companies are grouped according to where they sit in the ecosystem (ie. Chipset Suppliers, Module Suppliers or Device Suppliers)

    For each company a single page overview of who they are and where further information can be obtained is provided.
    A simple overview of all Fixed Wireless Related products being marketed at the time of issue by each company is also included.

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  • GSA 4G -5G FWA Forum’s Contribution to EC State Aid Guidelines Consultation

    Representing the 4G-5G FWA industry voice, the GSA FWA Forum naturally participated to the public consultation about European Commission´s (EC) proposed update to the EU´s Broadband State Aid Guidelines (BBGL).

    The Forum supports the inclusion of FWA as an additional technology to close the digital divide in Europe. FWA offers a fast, economically attractive and future proof alternative to deploying broadband services, in particular for rural and less densely populated areas where there is a connectivity gap and fiber deployment costs are high.

    The full contribution of the 4G-5G FWA Forum can be consulted on our website.

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  • GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum’s
    FWA CPE Market Survey

    FWA Survey July 2022

    Summary:

    The purpose of the GSA 4G–5G FWA Forum is to educate the industry about the fixed wireless access (FWA) market. Currently there are no agreed market definitions, there is a lack of market information, and no consensus about the volume of FWA device shipments and FWA installed base globally.

    GSA’s annual survey of the market for FWA customer-premises equipment (CPE) aims to address this issue. It was first conducted in 2021 and this report presents the findings of the latest survey, where data was collected from April to June 2022.

    The survey results present the aggregate answers of 26 CPE vendors that are members of the GSA 4G–5G FWA Forum about a range of topics including shipments, market trends, form factors and device features, current and future.

    We estimate that these members form a significant representation of the 3GPP-based 4G and 5G FWA device market. The vendors that participated in the 2022 survey were: Asiatelco Technologies Co, Askey, BEC Technologies, Casa Systems, Changhong, Da Ta Technologies, Esound Technology, Gongjin Mobile Communication/T&W, GosuncnWelink Technology, Green Packet, Huawei, Intelbras, Jaton Technology, Jointelli, MeiG Smart Technology, MiWire, Mobot Mobile, Nokia, Notion InfoTech, Oppo, SMAWave, TCL, TigerCel, Tozed Kangwei, Wavetel and WNC.

    The survey is intended to be repeated annually to create a baseline of data about the global 4G and 5G FWA market. This report presents a summary of selected survey findings.

     

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  • PAST EVENTS

    PREVIOUS FWA FORUM PLENARIES

    The GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum Plenaries are designed to bring together regulators, operators, vendors and industry analysts to identify and share best practices around fixed wireless access with the mission of nurturing the FWA ecosystem globally and encouraging 4G-5G FWA deployments. We aim to hold two events each year for which video replays are available at:

    Plenary of 10th May 2022 –

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    Next event coming the week of 14th November.

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  • GSA 4G-5G FORUM MEMBERSHIP

    The GSA 4G-5G FWA Forum brings together leading chipset, module, and terminal vendors – as well as other telecommunications industry representatives, who wish to promote 4G and 5G FWA technology, products and services – to report on progress of FWA deployments, identify use cases and encourage global adoption.

    For companies interested to join us, please fill in the form to the right and we will get in touch shortly with you to introduce what we do in more details and share our Terms of Reference.