Reliable home internet connectivity is more essential than ever for K-12 student success, yet many households still lack adequate broadband access. This ‘homework gap’ is especially detrimental for elementary school children who need online access to participate in education fully. Without the ability to get online from home, younger students can fall behind academically and struggle to complete assignments requiring technology or internet research. Elementary schools at the heart of communities are ideal centers to extend high-speed wireless coverage to the surrounding neighborhoods. By leveraging innovative technologies like private Long Term Evolution – 4G mobile telecommunication standard. More and The “G” in 5G stands for generation. 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. 5G is characterized by bigger channels (which improves throughput), lower latencies allowing for real time applications, and the ability to connect more devices (which is increasingly important as the number of devices has grown exponentially). More networks, schools can provide much-needed broadband access to students’ homes to bridge connectivity gaps.
In their effort to provide neighborhood students with high-speed broadband at home, Alef has teamed with Frontera Consulting to handle deployment of their platform for families living near the Brooks-Quinn-Jones Elementary School in the Nacogdoches (TX) Independent School District with Alef’s CBRS-based Private Mobile Networks Platform. Alef is providing their Private Mobile Networks Platform while Frontera brings its expertise as a connectivity provider and consultancy firm specializing in community data connectivity engineering, and deployment solutions.
To learn more, go to: Alef Teams Up with Frontera to Fast-Track Private Wireless to School Neighborhoods