Outdoor CPE

Customer-Premises Equipment (CPE) refers to communications equipment that resides on the customer’s premises whether it is a home or business. For example an Internet Service Provider (ISP) may have communications equipment such as a router or modem that is physically located at the customer site. An Outdoor CPE refers to a CPE device that is installed outdoors typically a wireless access point, wireless bridge, or wireless router.


In some cases a customer will buy a CPE device and in many cases they will lease or rent the CPE as part of a contract with a service provider.