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Residential MDUs

Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) encompass various housing configurations, from apartment complexes and condominiums to mixed-use facilities and campus environments, where multiple separate housing units are housed within one or several buildings.

With the advent of 5G and Wi-Fi 6/7 technologies, MDUs stand to benefit greatly by providing their residents with the ultimate smart home experience, characterized by cutting-edge connectivity and enhanced security and control. PHYTunes’ connectivity solutions deployed within these buildings empower MDU residents to harness the full potential of 5G within their living spaces, while also enabling them to leverage interference-free and high-bandwidth Wi-Fi 6, 6e, and 7 for activities such as gaming, streaming, and accessing delay-sensitive OTT platforms.

The integration of PHYTunes’ 5G technology alongside the emergence of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) presents MDUs with the opportunity to establish private 5G networks both around and within their buildings. This allows them to access high-speed 5G data without the constraint of requiring a clear line-of-sight to a cell Macro Tower. Moreover, concerns regarding 5G millimeter wave penetration are mitigated, as existing indoor wiring—regardless of type or age—can be utilized to facilitate the penetration of 5G signals into buildings, while Wi-Fi signals adeptly navigate around in-building obstacles such as walls, barriers, and radio interference to reach users at optimal strength. The outcome is an MDU that operates smarter, is more energy-efficient, and provides its residents with an unparalleled connectivity experience.