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Tilson Joins CBRS Alliance to Drive Widespread Private LTE Solutions

For Immediate Release


PORTLAND, Maine (09/09/2020). Tilson, a national network development and information infrastructure professional services firm, has joined the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Alliance, a collaborative of wireless and technology industry leaders dedicated to supporting the adoption of LTE solutions for broadband radio. The FCC has designated available spectrum to enable the expansion of outdoor and indoor in-building coverage and capacity for a variety of end-users including wireless carriers, cable operators, and enterprise organizations. 

As a CBRS Alliance member, Tilson will further position itself as the system integrator of choice for Private LTE with a focus on specific use cases and industries including industrial manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, and hospitality. Tilson’s mission is to leverage the OnGo technology and enable enterprises to future proof their indoor and outdoor connectivity solutions and address various pain points from coverage holes, capacity issues, control of data, to increase performance requirements revolving around low latency and higher QOS. Through Tilson’s infrastructure affiliate, customers will benefit from flexible and customized lease back solutions for all elements of infrastructure including poles, towers, dark fiber and neutral host indoor and outdoor wireless networks.

“Tilson is uniquely positioned to drive LTE-based CBRS solutions by bringing together its leading network services, design and installation capabilities and by leveraging its core infrastructure development solutions,” said Josh Broder, Tilson CEO. “We look forward to joining forces with member organizations and other key industry players to deploy advanced networks for customers to meet their business connectivity needs.”

“Tilson’s engineering, construction maintenance and operations expertise and applications will help to drive mission-critical connectivity solutions within the mid-sized enterprise market,” said Alan Ewing, Executive Director, CBRS Alliance. “We look forward to Tilson’s industry knowledge and contributions to the organization.”

Official Press Release: Tilson Joins CBRS Alliance to Drive Widespread Private LTE Solutions.pdf

About Tilson:

Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Recognized ten consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. As a leading network design, build, and operating firm, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.

About OnGo™

OnGo™ is uncompromised connectivity. An innovative approach to maximizing mobile broadband, OnGo is a technology that puts the power of wireless networks into the hands of those that rely on them to empower and expand business opportunities. OnGo presents nearly limitless options for enhanced customizability and allows users to tailor networks to a specific set of needs, such as Private LTE, neutral host and Industrial IoT applications, while providing investment protection as the first mid-band solution for 5G. OnGo Certified is a recognized seal of approval that indicates a product’s ability to meet a high set of quality, interoperability and security standards when tested by an independent, OnGo-Authorized test laboratory. Both the OnGo brand and the OnGo Certification Program are managed and maintained by the CBRS Alliance.

About the CBRS Alliance:

The CBRS Alliance believes that 4G and 5G solutions in the CBRS band, utilizing shared spectrum, can enable both in-building and outdoor coverage and capacity expansion at massive scale. In order to maximize the CBRS band’s full potential, the CBRS Alliance aims to enable a robust ecosystem towards making OnGo solutions available. The mission of the CBRS Alliance is to evangelize 4G and 5G OnGo technology, use cases and business opportunities while simultaneously driving technology developments necessary to fulfill the mission, including multi-operator capabilities. The Alliance also established an effective product certification program for OnGo equipment in the U.S. 3.5 GHz band ensuring multi-vendor interoperability. For more information, please visit and follow the CBRS Alliance on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Kat Chittenden, Senior Brand Manager

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