Get Ready for the Future of Wireless Connectivity: Is Your Business Prepared?

As the demand for connection grows, especially with 70% of the U.S. workforce relying on wireless devices, businesses are faced with the challenge of adapting to this digital shift within the next four years. The prevalence of wireless devices is rapidly increasing, and with technologies like Private 5G/LTE, the potential for maximizing their usefulness is unprecedented. Only organizations equipped to leverage these advancements will reap the benefits, leaving others trailing behind.


To ensure your readiness for the impending shift, it is crucial to seamlessly integrate Private 5G/LTE into your existing network. This strategic integration not only ensures that your organization's wireless requirements are met today but also future-proofs them through our cutting-edge enterprise solutions. Embracing a comprehensive approach, supporting a spectrum of networks including Private 5G/LTE, and DAS, is the key to achieving widespread wireless coverage and enhancing business continuity. This positions organizations to thrive in the era of heightened connectivity dependence.

A growing number of forward-thinking CIOs are turning to Black Box for expert guidance in seamlessly incorporating these new technologies into their established wireless networks. This proactive approach positions your organization to harness the full potential of these advancements, meeting the escalating demands placed on wireless networks.

Discover the Power of Private 5G/LTE in Your Environment: Contact us now to schedule a no-obligation test drive and witness firsthand how Private 5G/LTE can elevate the performance of your devices within your unique ecosystem.

Everything Wireless—Plan for Tomorrow, Today

With 5G and OnGo™, coupled with other wireless networks, it is important to create a strategy that supports everything wireless—both existing and new.

Black Box can help enterprises implement their wireless strategy and plan for tomorrow, today by following these principles.

Networks Designed for Applications & Devices

Start by learning the wireless requirements for the devices and applications you use now and plan to use in the future. Design a wireless network to meet those needs. This outside-in approach means that your network will be ready for anything.

Leverage the Right Network for All Users

With 5G and Private LTE, together with purpose-built wireless networks, you have more leverage now than before. Place the right device and application on the right network to expand your organization’s overall wireless capacity.

Mission-Critical Performance on All Networks

When using the two previous principles, you can leverage coverage, capacity, and network selectivity to provide mission-critical performance. Not only on one network, but across all networks.

Mission-critical performance is built into everything we do—from design to deployment to support.

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Comprehensive Wireless Network Solutions

Today’s wireless technologies give organizations many opportunities to streamline their operations and improve the customer experience. Black Box can help you create a complete network that takes full advantage of these advanced technologies with our business WiFi solutions to meet your organization’s unique needs. Come and discover the power of 5G & OnGo.

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Growth of 5G: What It Means for Wireless Connectivity

Over the last decade, wireless has become crucial to everything we do. Wireless is not slowing down, but accelerating at an ever-increasing rate. At the heart of wireless technology is 5G and the increased bandwidth for faster connectivity and greater productivity.

Today, 5G technology support nearly 1.3 billion connections. This will more than double to 4.8 billion by the end of 2026. The rapid growth in 5G devices requires organizations to be ready for the new technology or be left behind.

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The Move to Wireless Networking: Is IoT Snake Oil?

May 12, 2022, 05:32 AM by Black Box

This is the first of three posts on IoT and Private LTE. You can read the second post, IoT to LTE: You Complete Me!here, and the third post, Why and When Should We Embrace IoT Through LTE?here.

With regards to IoT, the recent past is filled with promises unfulfilled and boundless disappointment. Much like the jetpacks every child assumed they'd possess by adulthood, IoT seemed like a done deal: it was inevitable, and the market would rush in to provide perfect products without any hiccups or false-starts. As can now be seen, this just wasn't the case. The landscape, particularly within manufacturing, was littered with proprietary device networks, justifiably cautious users, frustrated purchasing directors, and a million hopes dashed against the rocks of linear progress. Even more infuriating, the boundary where manufacturing and supply chains met remained a no-man's land where none would pass. Progress takes time and, frankly, we might've jumped too soon.

Amid all this noise, a new hope emerged. Driven by the failures of its predecessors and empowered by sudden and jarring advancements in technology, private wireless communications and networking revolved around the notion that innovation and advancement meant nothing without focus and the ability to direct existing tech into its final form. That is task and purpose-driven application of useful processes, optimized for specific applications and, therefore, useful practically everywhere and for everything. It is a revelation worth exploring.

So, with private LTE, it seems an actual IoT is finally here to save us. It pays to be cautious, however. Let's look at what is really happening, how it is different from what we've known before, and how we can leverage this emerging technology to fulfill promises and enjoy a true renaissance in wireless networking.

Manufacturing provides an excellent case-study. While many of us assume that wireless interconnectivity is pervasive and a person cannot turn a corner without seeing some ceiling-mounted access point relentlessly flashing its little blue light, this just isn't the case. Manufacturing is the bastion of conservative investment. Direct process innovation and advancements in specific-use automation produce identifiable and clear boosts to profit and, therefore, are quickly identified as targets for funding. Networking, on the other hand, is seen as fairly arcane. While its benefits are lauded by the folks down in the IT department, any increases in profit due to network capability are difficult to quantify. After all, the network is just an expense. At first glance, it produces nothing. It is an associated cost tied inextricably to returns on investment.

But, what if a network performed in a way which truly made everything work better and more efficiently? What if seamless operations are not only a possibility, but an inevitability? What if business critical services and applications were able to intermingle with back-office processes while remaining secure and fast? What if everything we thought Industry 4.0 might be came to fruition? It's exciting — and it's possible. In the next installment, we'll discuss the benefits of private LTE and how it can be adopted without interrupting existing workflows within manufacturing. 

In the next blog, IoT to LTE: You Complete Me! See how Private LTE can be used to complete IoT wireless networks.

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Why Black Box?

While some integrators can help you with one or two of your wireless networking needs, Black Box can help you with all of them (Wi-Fi, DAS, RTLS, etc.). Our dedicated team of solution architects and deployment engineers will help you make sense of 5G and OnGo™ and understand whether one or both of these new technologies would be a good addition to your existing system. We can then help you develop a comprehensive plan that addresses your current needs while preparing you for the future.

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