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The Critical Role of 5G and Wi-Fi on U.S. Military Bases

By Team Boingo
  • eBook
  • 3 min read

In the dynamic world of military operations where national security is paramount, next generation communication infrastructure is essential to modern defense. Military bases rely heavily on advanced communication infrastructure like 5G and Wi-Fi to ensure security, enhance operational efficiencies and facilitate real-time decision-making. High-speed connectivity is critical for providing access to essential services, educational resources and training programs, enhancing the wellbeing of military communities.

“The Critical Role of 5G and Wi-Fi on U.S. Military Bases” is a new eBook for DOD and military leadership that serves as a comprehensive guide for leveraging next generation connectivity across all branches of the military and federal government. Key highlights of the eBook include:

  • Impact of smart base digital infrastructure: How neutral host 5G and Wi-Fi networks provide a clear competitive advantage, supporting mission effectiveness, base resilience, troop empowerment, speed-to-field and logistics efficiencies.

  • Critical wireless technologies: How to accelerate critical innovation and troop connectivity with converged, reliable network solutions that feature 5G, Wi-Fi 7, edge cloud, network slicing and Open RAN.

  • Cybersecurity risk readiness: With cyberattacks becoming more and more advanced, understand how to integrate cyber defense into smart base architecture while being NIST 800-171 compliant.

  • Case studies: Examine Boingo’s network deployments at Camp Pendleton, Sheppard Air Force Base, Fort Drum and other U.S. military bases to see how next generation wireless advances mission preparedness and delivers ubiquitous Wi-Fi access for service members.

  • On-base connectivity expert: Stay ahead by connecting bases with Boingo, the U.S. military’s trusted partner for delivering secure connectivity on military installations worldwide, helping to ensure U.S. 5G leadership.

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