Nokia introduced carrier-class broadband devices with Wi-Fi 7

Nokia introduced carrier-class broadband devices with Wi-Fi 7

Nokia introduced what it says is the industry’s first line of carrier-class broadband devices with Wi-Fi 7 support. The line includes the dual-band FastMile 5G Gateway 7, the tri-band ONT XS-2437X-A fiber optic gateway, and Nokia promises that the devices guarantee users the maximum broadband efficiency, be it data streaming, online gaming or video calling.

FastMile 5G Gateway 7 (4+4 Wi-Fi 7 FWA) is designed to provide fixed wireless Internet access indoors. It is equipped with high-gain antennas up to 8 dBi, a modem with 4G/5G support, LAN and WAN connectors, and a USB Type-C port.

ONT gateway XS-2437X-A (4+4+4 XGSPON Wi-Fi 7 ONT) supports operation in three bands (2.4, 5 and 6 GHz). The device is equipped with a 10GbE LAN port and three 1GbE ports; bandwidth reaches 19 Gbps, and the coverage area is limited to 325 m2.

The Wi-Fi Beacon 24 (4+4+4+4 Wi-Fi 7) wireless signal booster also has a coverage area of ​​325 m2. Wi-Fi bandwidth of 24 Gbit/s is claimed. The device received one 10GbE standard LAN and WAN port and two 2.5GbE LAN ports.

All devices use proprietary software Nokia Corteca, which allows operators to deploy additional functions on subscriber devices, including through a mobile application, Nokia reports.

“Nokia Corteca works comprehensively: from applications built into the device, to the home and in the cloud. This end-to-end approach maximizes Wi-Fi performance at every opportunity,” the company writes.

The sale of new products is planned to start in the first half of 2024.

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