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 […]

Exchanges Take on Mobile Matchmaking

This spring, two groups came forward to provide separate forums for mobile network operators to find each other to directly exchange traffic. The premise behind both is to provide a single interconnect for more efficient and higher-quality terminating voice traffic - and eventually content and messaging services. In early February, Global Crossing Ltd. formally launched its […]

MVNOs Woo International Callers

Primus Wireless is among a growing number of mobile virtual network operators seeking to court Americans with roots outside of the United States. Formed in December, the company has introduced post-paid wireless service for Americans placing calls to India, Korea, Russia and other countries around the world. “No one has really addressed” the international calling […]

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 […]

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