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Federated teams with AWS and Microsoft for CBRS private networks

In the past few years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become increasingly interested in wireless connectivity, testing various technologies in its secretive R&D arm, and experimenting more publicly with shared spectrum such as the USA’s CBRS band. Since edge computing and CBRS took center stage at its annual developer conference in late 2018, there is rising speculation that AWS, like Google, may want more direct control of connectivity than merely riding on an MNO’s network. That could be partly to power Amazon’s own smart home and tablet devices, bundling connectivity and rendering the MNO invisible, as it pioneered with the original Kindle ereader. But the bigger opportunity will lie in private networks and connected edge deployments for AWS. A sign…

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