United States-based WISP distributors

The following is an extensive list of distributors who sell products related to the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) space.  This not a total list, but an extensive list.  If you are not on this list or want to add your own description then donations are always welcome.  It takes time to make these lists and there is nothing more motivating than some Paypal donations (https://paypal.me/j2sw).

Last Updated: 10 January 2020

Justin’s WISPAMERICA list for younger WISPs

I struggled with a title for this post for a bit.  I am aiming this at those WISPs who have been in business a bit and are looking for those products to take them to the next level.  Maybe you started on a shoestring budget and need to “step up your game”. Maybe you were recommended a product and want to see what else is out there. I have compiled the following list of vendors at the WISPAMERICA 2020 show that you should spend some time talking with.  The following list is not all of the vendors to talk with by any means.  These are just some of the ones I would not miss and have some in-depth conversations with for those younger WISPs. Maybe you need a billing software, or better antennas, or automation.

In no particular order

LTE Vendors
Alpha Wireless
If you are doing LTE or small cells. Antenna manufacturer.

Blinq Networks
LTE equipment

LTE equipment

Add on Services
Atheral LLC
Voice and unified communications.

Bicom Systems
Voice communications

Network monetization

ISP and carrier billing

xISP billing

ISP Supplies
Texas-based distributor of many lines

Chicago area-based distributor of many lines

Wireless Gear
Cambium Networks
Wireless manufacturer of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint gear as well as in-building wireless

RF Elements
Makers of horns and other antennas to help mitigate noise.

Tower Coverage
RF mapping and path analysis for wireless links

Tower One Inc
Training and safety certification for your tower and climbing needs

This is not a complete list by any means.  These are companies I have first-hand knowledge of their product or service.  If you would like to see your company listed for the upcoming WISPAPALOOZA 2020 contact me, find me at the show, or become a sponsor of this blog.

Underground boxes for wireless deployments

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Tower climbing eye protection

I recently was able to get a pair of Skullerz Loki glasses from Tower One inc. You can pick up your own pair at https://toweroneinc.com/collections/clothing/products/skullerz-loki-safety-glasses-goggles

So why are these cool? First of all they are a google style. A good friend of mine Michael Pelsor figures out a few years ago if you keep your eyeballs warm in the winter your whole body thinks it’s warmer than it really is. These glasses fit around your eyes like a ski google, without the bulk.

Secondly, these glasses have a headband you can swap out the temple pieces with a stretchable headband so they stay on your head.

Amazon product of the week: FLIR display

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  • Lightweight accessory that transforms your Android device into a powerful thermal infrared camera
  • FLIR One displays live thermal infrared imagery using the FLIR one Android app so you can see the world From a thermal perspective
  • FLIR One allows you to measure temperature variances
  • Capture and share thermal images and videos. Exclusive MSX Technology blends thermal and visible spectrum for more detail and enhanced resolution


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