BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress --Today at
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Cisco and T-Mobile announced plans
to offer businesses Cisco Meraki's first-ever 5G cellular gateways
for fixed wireless access (FWA), the MG51 and MG51E.
Considering the often lengthy and uncertain installation
timelines, gated and restrictive bandwidth plans and inconsistent
nationwide availability — wired broadband is hardly the ideal
solution for all businesses. Now, Cisco and T-Mobile are smashing
all these pain points. Thanks to this solution, businesses of all
sizes will be able to create enriching and differentiated
experiences for their customers using simplified, scalable, and
reliable network managed services powered by T-Mobile's 5G network
and the cloud-first Cisco Meraki platform.
Connecting Businesses with Cisco Meraki Networking on
T-Mobile 5G and Managed Services
The Cisco Meraki MG51 and MG51E cellular gateways introduce a new,
5G-powered, cloud-first way of doing wide area networking (WAN).
With the full-stack Cisco Meraki secure software-defined branch
(SD-branch) platform, T-Mobile for Business customers will be able
to take advantage of the cloud-native Cisco Meraki platform on
America's largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network. The
T-Mobile managed service will offer a range of advanced
capabilities based on the Cisco Meraki platform, including:
- Same-day connectivity: Quickly connect branches; true
zero-touch provisioning with no trained on-site support
- Resilient WAN: Always-on, Cisco Meraki
cloud-managed 5G FWA running on T-Mobile's network offers reliable
WAN services for business-critical operations, alongside improved
experiences for customers and employees.
- Robust performance: Up to 2 Gbps down / 300 Mbps
- Lower latency: Enabling a variety of new use cases
at the network's edge with lower latency than 4G.
- Security and performance: Leading network security
and SD-Branch capabilities on the Cisco Meraki platform including
Cisco Meraki Auto VPN, firewall, traffic shaping, threat
protection, content filtering, and native security protocols such
"We have crossed many 5G milestones and world-firsts with Cisco
and today is no exception as T-Mobile is the first to offer this
cutting-edge Cisco Meraki technology," said Mishka Dehghan, SVP, Strategy, Product, and
Solutions Engineering, T-Mobile Business Group. "This marks another
significant achievement in how T-Mobile delivers to businesses the
fastest and simplest way to scale 5G business internet
"The future of connectivity is wireless, and Cisco and T-Mobile
are helping customers across all industries realize how 5G wireless
technology can transform their business," said Masum Mir, Senior Vice President, Provider
Mobility, Cisco Networking. "Together, we are leading the new era
of 5G, helping businesses from small to large with simple, secure
and reliable connectivity solutions that help them go fast and grow
- Simplify and Scale Anywhere Connectivity: Introducing the
Meraki MG51 and MG51E for 5G Fixed Wireless Access
- Cisco Meraki MG51
- Cisco Meraki MG51E
- Learn more about T-Mobile Business Internet Services
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nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for
all. T-Mobile's customers benefit from its unmatched combination of
value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best
possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption
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