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's partner ecosystem includes more than 40 device manufacturers and edge partners, all of which are dedicated to collaboration in order to advance the development and proliferation of CBRS services.


Federated Wireless has more than 350 customers and over 85,000 connected devices across the United States and territories. Noteworthy customers include Charter, Comcast, Verizon, the US Department of Defense, Carnegie Mellon University, and others.


Federated Wireless is backed by Allied Minds, Cerberus Capital Management, GIC, Pennant Investors, Fortress Investment Group, SBA Communications, American Tower, and others. The company raised an additional $14M in Series D round on May 02, 2022, bringing its Series D total to $72M. The additional investment brings Federated Wireless' total funding to $205.7M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $205.7M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Arlington
  • State: Virginia
  • Country: United States
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