Federated Wireless

Federated Wireless is a wireless communications company commercializing CBRS spectrum for 4G and 5G wireless systems.

Federated Wireless is leading the wave and navigating the wireless industry through the shared spectrum revolution by applying a shared economy model to spectrum, efficiently adding capacity to deliver high quality mobile services.

Federated was founded in 2012 by Jeffrey H. Reed, Charles Clancy, Robert McGwier, and Joseph Mitola. The company is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with an office in Boston, Massachusetts.

Federated Wireless’ unique approach allows carriers old and new to quickly and cost-effectively utilize and leverage spectrum for a broad range of services, such as Private-LTE applications or network densification for 5G.

Federated Wireless has long led the industry in development of shared spectrum CBRS capabilities, taking a lead role in the formation of the CBRS Alliance, being the first to complete a wide range of trials with its Spectrum Controller, and deploying the industry’s first nationwide ESC network.


Federated' spartner ecosystem includes more than 40 device manufacturers and edge partners, all of which are dedicated to collaboration to advance development and proliferation of CBRS services. Federated Wireless’ customer base includes companies spanning the telecommunications, energy, hospitality, education, retail, office space, municipal and residential verticals, with use cases ranging from network densification and mobile offload to Private LTE and Industrial IoT.


Federated Wireless is backed by Allied Minds, Pennant Investors, SBA Communications, American Tower and others. The company raised $13.7M in additional Series C funding on Apr 21, 2020. This brings Federated's total funding to $133.7M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $133.7M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Arlington
  • State: Virginia
  • Country: United States
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