12 Airports Scheduled To Get Hit With AT&T’s Millimeter Wave 5G

New York is scheduled to get hit HARD with this deadly weaponry. Please be aware, dear friends. Travel on planes or trains is not advised.

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Boingo Wireless, well known for its distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi expertise, is bringing millimeter wave 5G connectivity from AT&T to 12 airports across the U.S…

The deal with AT&T includes busy hubs such as JFK International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Chicago O-Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport.

AT&T plans to bring its mmWave “5G+” service to seven major airports this year and expand to 25 by the end of 2022. Most of AT&T’s millimeter wave holdings are in the 24 GHz and 39 GHz bands…

It’s high-density and high-trafficked areas that major operators are initially targeting for deployments of mmWave spectrum…

Although transportation and travel were down amid the pandemic, Finley said the lack of passengers and visitors did mean work both for airport upgrades and on other Boingo projects, like the Long Island Railroad, was able to happen faster (of course emphasizing nothing good about Covid-19). Boingo also won a contract for the new East Side Access (ESA) tunnel in New York, which doesn’t have any active lines running yet…

Initially 5G service is focused on end-users coming through the locations. These capabilities will enable not only ticketless entry, but also measures that help visitors feel safe and secure, according to Finley.

Things like cameras to highlight spacing for social distance in lines and queues, temperature checks, contact-less entry and mobile concessions.

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