By Monica Alleven
As the Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) ecosystem prepares for takeoff, Verizon continues to conduct propagation modeling at 3.5 GHz, this time setting its sights on tests in Boston, Phoenix and other areas in Massachusetts and Arizona.
The operator filed the paperwork for experiments where it plans to use equipment from Berkeley Varitronics to collect continuous wave data at 3650-3700 MHz for a propagation modeling study in suburban, urban and dense urban environments.
Besides Phoenix, Verizon seeks permission to conduct tests at locations in Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa. In Massachusetts, it’s asking for approval for tests in Cambridge, Brighton and Somerville, as well as Boston.