Mobility & Wireless

With the advent of 5G wireless technology, mobility is becoming a larger and more significant part of many partners’ line cards.

 

Pronto, BelAir Partner

Pronto Networks, an OSS provider for Wi-Fi networks, and BelAir Networks at WiFi/VoWiFi Planet announced a partnership that helps providers launch large-scale wireless networks. The companies first joint deployment covers the downtown/Alamo Plaza area of San Antonio, Texas. The service combines the BelAir100 and BelAir200 Multi-service Switch Routers with the Pronto OSS. Pronto and BelAir […]

BelAir Expands Portfolio

BelAir Networks today introduced the BelAir50c wireless mesh node at Wi-Fi/VoWi-Fi Planet in Baltimore, along with the BelAir BelView Network Management System (NMS). The single-radio BelAir50c is designed for small mesh clusters at the edge of a BelAir Networks wide-area wireless broadband network. The move is targeted to the metro-scale Wi-Fi needs of service providers, […]

Colubris Launches MultiService WLAN Controllers

Colubris Networks Inc. attacked the wireless/wireline integration market and publicly announced the InMotion MultiService Controller (MSC) 5000 series family today at Wi-Fi/VoWi-Fi Planet in Baltimore. The InMotion MSC 5500 is engineered for large campus and enterprise deployments and scales to 200 wireless access points serving thousands of users. The InMotion MSC 5200 was developed for […]

AirMagnet Creates Analysis Solution with Cognios Technology

AirMagnet Inc., which develops WLAN security and performance technology, today announced a new laptop-based RF spectrum analysis solution for Wi-Fi networks. The AirMagnet Spectrum Analyzer based on Cognio’s Intelligent Spectrum Management System (ISMS) identifies the specific sources of interference that can undermine the performance of wireless networks. AirMagnet and Cognio are exhibiting at this weeks […]

ZyXEL Unveils G-2000 Plus System

ZyXEL Communications Inc. at the WiFi/VoWiFi Planet show in Baltimore today launched its ZyAIR G-2000 Plus 802.11b/g Wireless 4-port Router, a secure WLAN solution with built-in PEAP RADIUS server. The system is for SOHO and SMB users. Wireless security typically has kept small offices from adopting wireless networking because proper WPA implementation was too costly […]

Progress Takes to the Air

With content and data services growing in popularity, wireless operators are feeling the heat to carry higher volumes of traffic with competitive quality of service. To aid the effort, Progress Telecom LLC has hatched PT Wireless, a technologyagnostic network provider aimed at helping wireless carriers expand their capacity cost-effectively. Click to Enalrge PT Wireless is […]

reseller channel: Wi-Fi: For MVNOs, It’s Personal

Wireless market convergence continues apace with companies selling cellular, Wi-Fi, and, soon, WiMAX network products as bundled offers. While Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile USA already have bolstered their ARPUs by selling cellular and Wi-Fi service together, the mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) who rely on branding and marketing to gain customers could take the packaged […]

Enabling the Bundle

Reselling service is one thing, but in wireless, it can get messy considering handset configuration, value-added services and content, not to mention the development and support of sales channels. MVNOs and carriers looking to present a whole package for their customers can turn to fulfillment and distribution outsourcer Brightpoint Inc., which has launched Advanced Wireless […]

Giving Blackberry a Black Eye?

While Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) has been the heavyweight of the enterprise mobile data market with its Blackberry product, there’s a new contender in town that may have the staying power to face RIM in the ring. JP Mobile Inc. is in the corner with SureWave Mobile Connect, available for private label. SureWave is […]

Phone Giants Still Losing Local Lines

The regional Bells have been improving their consumer operations on the heels of a favorable regulatory ruling, yet they have been unable to reverse a pattern of line losses in the face of wireless substitution and other competition. SBC Communications Inc. added 16,000 “primary” residential lines in the three-month period ending March 31, marking its […]

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