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Starry launched on January 27 and says it will roll out fixed wireless broadband services using proprietary “pre-5G” technology in the US and globally. Starry Internet, as the service is called, will have its first beta launch in Boston this summer.


  • 5G is not standardized yet, but Starry is one of the first examples of a company using proprietary “pre-5G” technology to attempt to disrupt traditional telecoms markets.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how Starry's new service and devices aim to disrupt the fixed broadband market in advance of 5G standardization
  • Identify the implications for Verizon and other operators pushing proprietary pre-5G solutions

Key questions answered

  • Why should service providers and vendors put Starry on their radar?
  • What are the elements of the Starry offering, and how much will the Wi-Fi router cost consumers?

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