mmWave FWA vs. FTTH: Friend or Foe?

5G fanatics would lead you to believe that 5G will make fibre obsolete. So how real are their claims and how does 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) compare to FTTH on performance and RoI? To answer, we teamed-up with our partners at DTS to objectively assess the performance of fibre and millimeter wave (mmWave) FWA. We combined our expertise in fibre and wireless networking together with our cost databases to map the performance and cost models.

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Comparison of access technologies. [Source: DTS]

Source/Credits: Frank Rayal

Really nice comparison.

Here is a brand new paper with the same scope:

https://data.gsmaintelligence.com/research/research/research-2022/the-5g-fwa-opportunity-a-tco-model-for-a-5g-mmwave-fwa-network