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Wireless Gear Deals for Black Friday & Cyber Monday!

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 in News

Black Friday

We usually talk about the world’s popular broadband topics in our weekly blog. But with the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to let you know about some incredible deals going on this weekend for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Baicells One-Time Only Offer The Baicells Starter Kit is back for a one-time only […]

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It’s Time for Major Cities to Upgrade Their Wireless Connection

Posted on November 17th, 2017 in Wireless Broadband

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When it comes to wireless broadband for businesses in major cities, there is a problem. A major one. Not all buildings or cities provide the correct infrastructure to offer high-level broadband (or they aren’t looking in the right places). For most of the connections in commercial buildings, the difference is quite stark. Either you have […]

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The Different Kinds of Network Connection Designs

Posted on November 10th, 2017 in Wireless Broadband

Network Connection Designs

You’ve probably seen different abbreviations when connecting to different network connections, such as WAN, WLAN, or some similar grouping of letters. These abbreviations are network connection designs. It’s one of the ways networks are categorized, and it works by how far the network reaches a singular device or multiple devices. The network connection industry refers […]

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How to Stay Safe on Public WiFi Networks

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 in Wireless Broadband

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In today’s world, we wouldn’t survive without WiFi. We have become so accustomed to using wireless internet, we hop on the opportunity to use a free, public wireless connection all the time. You know what we’re talking about. If you go to a coffee shop, library, airport or restaurant, you tend to search through your […]

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SWG, Inc. – Your Source for LigoWave Solutions

Posted on October 26th, 2017 in News

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At SWG, Inc. we offer the best wireless network products, solutions and services on the market. We wanted to highlight one of our manufacturers in this week’s blog; LigoWave. LigoWave’s purpose is to create and develop high performance wireless products with an emphasis on innovation, versatility, and affordability. Their team strives to alter the way […]

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5G is Almost Here and It Will Blow Your Mind!

Posted on October 20th, 2017 in Technology

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It is predicted that 20.8 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020. That’s more than double the people on Earth. How is the current 4G LTE signal going to handle all those devices? It’s not. That’s why we are sitting on the doorstep of the greatest and strongest signal man has ever […]

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Changes May be Coming to the CBRS Band

Posted on October 12th, 2017 in News

CBRS Band Proposed Changes SWG Inc

A few weeks ago, we discussed the CBRS Band and how can it be beneficial to your business. Now the FCC is considering some changes to the innovation band, which may be good for innovation but bad for rural wireless internet service providers. The FCC is planning to vote later this month on exploring changing […]

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What’s in Store at WISPAPALOOZA 2017?

Posted on October 5th, 2017 in News

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The world of wireless broadband is constantly evolving, and it could be hard to be on top of all the latest trends. A few milliseconds of your internet speed lagging being behind your competitors can cause all the difference in the world. And just trying to search for something online or having to call tech […]

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Slow Internet Can Kill Your Small Business

Posted on September 28th, 2017 in Wireless Broadband

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The development of never-ending wireless internet connections has made business accessible throughout the world. Because of that, the demand for WiFi has never been higher. According to a report from the International Telecommunications Union, the number of Internet users has increased from 738 million in 2000 to 3.2 billion in 2015. Small businesses, looking to […]

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Fixed Wireless Broadband is the Perfect Option for Education

Posted on September 28th, 2017 in Wireless Broadband

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Technology has slowly become essential in classrooms around the world. With many students using laptops, tablets, and even their phones to learn the ABCs, it’s important for schools to not only get online but to stay online. Many teaching aids need a stable connection. Teachers need to stream videos, hold web conferences, and have interactive […]

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Thanks for a 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 Wireless Broadband

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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

Telrad

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

Telrad BreezeCOMPACT 1000

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 Wireless Broadband

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 Wireless Broadband

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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