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Thanks for Great Time!

Posted on September 15th, 2017 in News

We wanted to thank everyone who attended the Wireless Tech Expo this week. A great time was had by all. We learned a lot about what’s going on in the industry today and what we can expect for the future. A special thank you to our sponsors: XVergent Networks, Telrad Networks, Siklu, SAF Tehnika, and […]

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Is CBRS Band Beneficial for Your Network?

Posted on September 8th, 2017 in News

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You may have heard about the CBRS band, but may not know too much about it. What is it, exactly? And why are many big companies interested in this spectrum? What is the CBRS Band? Adopted in 2015 by the FCC, the Citizens Broadband Radio Service allows shared wireless broadband use of the 3550-3700 MHz […]

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Why Fixed Wireless Broadband is the Future

Posted on September 1st, 2017 in WiFi

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We’re living in a digital world. Many of us are glued to our electronic devices 24/7. In order to keep those devices working, we need the fastest internet possible. That’s where fixed wireless broadband can come into play. What is Fixed Wireless Broadband? Maybe you heard of fixed broadband but not sure what it is. […]

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SWG, Inc. – Your Source for DragonWave Solutions

Posted on August 18th, 2017 in News

If you have DragonWave Networks equipment, you may want to pay attention to what’s happening. It affects your network. Earlier this month, the Canadian company had announced the resignations of four of its board of directors, including president and CEO Peter Allen, and the court-directed appointment of KSV Kofman Inc. as receiver and manager over […]

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What You Need to Know About the FCC Licensing Process

Posted on August 11th, 2017 in FCC Licensing

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Fixed wireless broadband is becoming more and more popular. In fact, some of the biggest names in telecommunications are providing wireless network options to many rural areas in the United States. But let’s say you are starting your own broadband network. You may be too worried about getting the equipment than to realize that you’re […]

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Learn the Secrets of Telrad Deployment

Posted on August 4th, 2017 in Telrad

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The Wireless Technology Expo is right around the corner and seats are filling up fast! Hosted by SWG Inc, a global provider of broadband and network equipment, the expo will feature manufacturers from some of the top names in fixed wireless broadband today. This gives anyone in the wireless industry a chance to ask questions directly to […]

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Net Neutrality, Part 3: What Happens Now?

Posted on July 28th, 2017 in Net Neutrality

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Now that we know what net neutrality is and its effects on the wireless industry, it’s time to ask an important question — what will happen if the provision is dismantled? What type of chaos will happen to our industry? Is this something we should worry about? In the last part of our blog series, […]

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Net Neutrality, Part 2: How It Affects Wireless Networks

Posted on July 21st, 2017 in Net Neutrality

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In the first part of our net neutrality blog series, we discussed the history of the regulation and how it’s in danger of being abolished. Now that we have an understanding of what the provisions mean to the broadband industry, how has net neutrality affected ISPs both big and small? Let’s take a look at […]

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Net Neutrality, Part 1: Why The Uproar?

Posted on July 14th, 2017 in Net Neutrality

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Anyone who has been watching the news lately has probably heard about net neutrality. But with a lot of information floating around, you may not realize how the end of these rules can hurt the fixed wireless industry. In an effort to help you understand what could happen, SWG, Inc. will be writing a three-part […]

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What’s in Store at the Wireless Tech Expo 2017?

Posted on July 6th, 2017 in News

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The world of wireless broadband is ever changing and can be quite difficult to navigate. Just one issue such as wrongly angled backhaul could cause your whole network to shut down. And just trying to search for something online or having to call tech support can be a fruitless effort. Don’t you wish you could […]

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The Evolution and History of Wireless Technology

Posted on April 3rd, 2016 in Technology

Since the discovery of radio waves in 1880 wireless technology has advanced from mere theoretical observations to a readily applied science that touches many aspects of modern life. Wireless communication became possible thanks to the discovery of radio waves in 1880, which led to the first demonstration of telegraphic communication in England. From the telegraph […]

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Telrad’s BreezeCOMPACT Receives “Product of the Year Award”

Posted on December 30th, 2015 in News, Telrad

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Things are always moving in the wireless broadband world but Telrad certainly seems ahead of the pack. Telrad Networks, a global provider of the TD-LTE broadband solutions available at SWG Inc., announced today that its BreezeCOMPACT base station was awarded the prestigious “Product of the Year Award” from the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) […]

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Unlock The Power Of LTE: Telrad Is The Key

Posted on November 11th, 2015 in News

A bright future for LTE is vast approaching and most consumers will see a shift in the way data is transmitted in the United States. LTE, a wireless technology widely used by mobile providers like Verizon and T-Mobile, is now being scaled down to fixed wireless platforms to be utilized by broadband providers in order […]

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The Future of Telecommunications: Quantum Communications?

Posted on November 5th, 2015 in News

Quantum entanglement – if the name itself doesn’t impress you what it allows ordinary laser beams to do will and the telecommunications world better pay attention. A team of physicists from City College of New York has developed a way for ordinary laser beams to mimic a phenomenon of quantum physics called quantum entanglement, which […]

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Lenin statue turned into a WiFi-enabled Darth Vader

Posted on October 27th, 2015 in WiFi

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. At SWG Inc, we commonly hear our customers say how the SWG in our brand is just like Star Wars Galaxies (SWG). With the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the world is seemingly obsessed with Star Wars and that obsession is now […]

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Exciting Announcement: SWG, Inc. Teams Up With Telrad

Posted on August 17th, 2015 in News, Telrad

SWG, Inc. a leading distributor of wireless broadband equipment, is pleased to announce our new partnership with Telrad Networks, a global provider of innovative 4G LTE wireless solutions. This partnership will allow SWG, Inc. to provide its customers with advanced broadband wireless technologies, products and services to enable operators and Internet service providers to easily […]

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Are Monkeys Eating Your Internet?

Posted on July 15th, 2015 in WiFi

As part of our “Go Wireless” series on why you should go wireless with your broadband solution, we posted an article last week on how sharks like to chew on underwater fiber optic broadband cables which is causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage not to mention any connectivity challenges. Many of you who live […]

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Microwave Technology Goes To War

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 in Technology

Think microwave tech is only used for connectivity? Think again. The Russian military recently unveiled its new “Microwave Cannon” which it claims can disable drones and warheads within 6 miles in a complete 360-degree perimeter. A representative from the state-owned United Instrument Manufacturing Corp that built the weapon described the device in this way: The […]

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Are Sharks Eating Your Internet? Just Another Reason To Go Wireless

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 in WiFi

As if you didn’t need another reason to move away from fibre for your connectivity – sharks apparently enjoy the taste of the cable. Not the blow up the shark kind of cable seen in the original Jaws but the fibre-optic cable providing you with the internet. With sharks causing panic along the East Coast […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Fixed Microwave is Better than Fiber Optic Cable

Posted on June 12th, 2015 in Technology

As businesses increasingly turn to the cloud for business operations, business owners are finding that fixed microwave meet their needs for increased bandwidth with improved reliability and performance when compared to traditional fiber optic cable. If you are among those that think fiber is the gold standard in broadband technology, you might just want to […]

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911 Outage Leads To Fines For CenturyLink

Posted on April 14th, 2015 in News

Imagine for a moment that you are in the middle of an emergency and you are unable to reach 911. It is probably everyone’s worst nightmare but this was exactly what happened to over 11 million CenturyLink customers for over 6 hours across parts of Washington, Minnesota, Colorado, North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania in […]

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The Strange Art of Tower Disguise : 21 Amazing Examples

Posted on April 8th, 2015 in WiFi

We have all seen wireless towers. Those giant pylons of steel stretching into the sky that dot the landscape. However, some would prefer that they were not seen but, how exactly does one hide a 100+ ft tower? Apparently it is not as difficult as you might think as the examples below demonstrate. From trees […]

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Broadband Technology And Education

Posted on April 6th, 2015 in Technology

There is no denying that broadband wireless technology has had on connecting the modern world but, there is one area in particular where its effects are profound and are shaping the next generation. Education. Sure we have all heard the buzz words “Digital Campus” or “Smart School” but what is the fuss all about? It’s […]

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CommScope Buys TE Connectivity

Posted on March 31st, 2015 in News

CommScope, a manufacturer of Telecommunications equipment including Andrew Antennas, recently agreed to buy part of TE Connectivity, the world’s largest provider of connectivity solutions, for a total $3 billion, in a bet on consumers’ current need for communicating over data networks. CommScope makes equipment for wireless operators to strengthen their existing networks, as well as […]

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Nikola Tesla – The Father of Modern Telecommunications

Posted on January 29th, 2015 in WiFi

In this modern age of advanced telecommunications and wireless transmission, very few give thought to those early wireless pioneers who laid the groundwork for our present wireless system. While most people commonly associate the word wireless with radio, in reality, this term can also be applied to any system by which electrical energy is transmitted […]

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Point-To-Point and the Super Bowl

Posted on January 21st, 2015 in WiFi

It’s about that time again and as millions prepare for the Super Bowl few will consider the PTP technology at work in the background. In preparation for last year’s Super Bowl in Hackensack, NJ, the Hackensack University Medical Center was given the challenging task of providing emergency medical care for event workers and spectators before, […]

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SWG, Inc. Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 List

Posted on September 13th, 2014 in News

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 SWG Inc. Ranks No. 2170 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 183% NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 — Inc. magazine today ranked SWG Inc. NO. 2170on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private […]

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What You Need to Know About Pre-Owned and Surplus Equipment

Posted on November 19th, 2013 in WiFi

Choosing whether to buy pre-owned wireless networking equipment, surplus equipment or to make the investment in new equipment can be a difficult decision. It’s easy to get lost in all of the research. To make it easier, we put together this blog post which goes over pre-owned and surplus fixed wireless broadband and networking equipment. […]

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