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10/03/08Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
09/30/08Plaintree Systems Signs Deal to Sell Free Space Optics to Korean
Plaintree Systems Inc. (CNQ: NPT) (OTCBB: PTEEF) announced the sale of five of its secure high speed optical wireless technology products known as WAVEBRIDGE to Plus Net in South Korea.
06/09/08Fortress Technologies to Provide Secure Wireless Communications for South Carolina National Guard Mobile Response Teams
Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, today announced that it is integrating its Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certified secure wireless solutions into the South Carolina National Guard's Mobile Response Teams (MRTs) -- providing communications for the National Guard Task Forces responsible for responding to any emergency.
05/06/08Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
04/14/08Sierra Wireless and Wavefront Announce Best Mobile Broadband Wireless and GPS Real Time Location Services Contest
Sierra Wireless Inc. (SW:TO, SWIR:NASDAQ) and Wavefront, a commercialization accelerator for the British Columbia Wireless and New Media industries, announced the launch of the "Sierra Wireless - Wavefront Developer Challenge." The purpose of the six-month challenge is to find best-in-class broadband wireless enterprise or consumer applications that take advantage of the mobile broadband and GPS capabilities built into Sierra Wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, and USB modems.
05/10/07BridgeWave Expands its Executive Management Team
BridgeWave Communications announced the addition of telecommunications industry veteran Robert Stone to its executive management team in the newly created position of vice president of strategic initiatives.
05/02/07LightPointe Communications, Inc. Significantly Reduces Standard List Prices on FlightLite and FlightStrata Free Space Optical Wireless Systems
LightPointe Communications, Inc., a manufacturer of free space optical wireless systems, announced that it has significantly reduced its standard list prices. Products included in this price reduction are the FlightLite 100, FlightLite 100E, FlightStrata 155E and FlightStrata G systems.
04/19/07Solectek Introduces SkyWay Free Space Optics (FSO) Series for Broadband Wireless Networks
Solectek Corporation announced the introduction of the SkyWay-FSO Series of products, which uses free space optics to transmit data at up to 200Mbps aggregate for point-to-point applications. The compact transceivers were designed for fast, cost effective deployment for applications such as video surveillance backhaul, LAN-to-LAN extension, emergency communications, military environments and campus settings. The first product of the series, the FSO-100E, can also handle T3/E3 TDM backhaul traffic.
04/13/07Ericsson Signs Contracts for Mini-Link Point-to-Point Microwave and Optical Broadband Backhaul Network in Uruguay
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Antel, the leading telecom operator in Uruguay, have signed two contracts for the supply of Ericsson's microwave transmission, MINI-LINK, and optical networking solutions, providing a platform for flexible, scalable and cost-effective transport network for fixed and mobile services.
04/05/07FCC Certifies Rayawave's Airebeam E-band Point-to-Point Broadband Wireless Links
The Airebeam product line offers a variety of networking speeds and various antenna configurations, allowing a customer to tailor solutions to their distance and bandwidth requirements. This enables cost-effective deployment of Airebeam products with ultra high availability levels up to 99.999%, making it an ideal fit for last mile access and wireless point to point infrastructure applications.
03/07/074G Metro Builds Municipal Wireless Solution, Including Wireless Mesh, WiMAX and Free Space Optics
4G Metro, the wireless network operator for Trinity Railway Express (TRE), has selected Nortel (NYSE: NT) and Colubris Networks to provide equipment for what is expected to be the first end-to-end broadband wireless service offered by a major U.S. public railway.
03/05/07LightPointe Communications, Inc. Drastically Reduces Price on FlightStrata Optical Point-to-Point Wireless Systems
LightPointe Communications, Inc. continues to advance the international market for ultra high-speed, point-to-point wireless solutions. Today the company announced that it has drastically reduced pricing on the FlightStrata(TM) 155E systems to US$12,900 and the FlightStrata G systems to US$14,900 for the month of March 2007. These prices represent an average savings of US$9,200 per system.
02/20/07What is the Best Way to Get FREE Exposure for WiMAX, Wi-Fi, Mesh Network Products and Services?
If you are a broadband wireless product vendor that is selling to wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) such as Wi-Fi hotspots, municipal wireless networks, WiMAX networks, public safety emergency first responders or even the 3G carriers that are now providing high-speed wireless Internet connections, we have the perfect opportunity for you to get some free exposure on the BWE site.
02/09/07Unity Wireless Receives Patent for Microwave & Free Space Optic Laser Linked Repeaters
20-Year Patent Provides Unity With a Sustainable Competitive Advantage in One of the World's Largest & Fastest Growing Wireless Markets
02/07/07BWE Opens New Broadband Wireless Job Center to Meet Growing Demand for Municipal Wireless Mesh Network Engineers
BWE announced a new "Broadband Wireless Career Center" to promote job openings created by the booming market for municipal wireless mesh network planners, wireless mesh network engineers, business developers, systems integrators and consultants.
02/02/07LightPointe Communications Names Brian R. Petersil as Director, Customer Service and Strategic Account Sales
LightPointe Communications, Inc. announced the appointment of Brian R. Petersil as Director, Customer Service and Strategic Account Sales. Petersil has more than 6 years of wireless industry experience and proven ability to maximize results in fast moving markets. He will be responsible for the company's customer service department and managing strategic accounts.
01/11/07AerioConnect Signs Deal with LightPointe Communications for 100Mbps Wireless Internet Service
AerioConnect, Inc. announced that it has partnered with LightPointe Communications, Inc. to provide 100Mbps Internet Service to the luxurious Medici Apartments in downtown Los Angeles. This innovative service offering, for residential customers, dramatically improves the internet experience and paves the way for future services like Internet Television.
11/02/06LightPointe Communications, Inc. Reduces Price on Four-Beam, Gigabit Ethernet Optical Wireless System
In a bold move to continue accelerating its international sales and maintain its leadership as an Optical Wireless solutions provider, LightPointe Communications, Inc. announced that it has drastically reduced the price of its Four-
10/30/06ClearMesh Networks' Global Premier Partner Program Enables Resellers to Deliver Fiber-Grade Ethernet Services to Wireless Market
ClearMesh Networks, the developer of next-generation, wireless optical mesh networking equipment, announced the launch of its global Premier Partner Program. It is designed to complement system integrators' and service providers' existing wireless product portfolio, and extend traditional fiber-based communication solutions. As program members, domestic and international partners can now address the burgeoning market for providing Ethernet LAN services.
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06/29/06ClearMesh Networks Introduces Next-Generation Wireless Optical Mesh Networking Solution
ClearMesh Networks announced the launch of its next generation wireless optical mesh solution, the ClearMesh Metro Grid. The ClearMesh solution enables service providers to roll out business-class services at 5-100 Mbps to small and medium business (SMB) markets. For the first time, service providers can leapfrog legacy copper and economically roll-out a fiber-grade wireless infrastructure without trenching fiber.
06/23/06smartBridges Launches Dual Radio Access Point at CommunicAsia 2006
smartBridges, a provider of standards-based outdoor fixed wireless networking equipment, is launching the dual radio access point, the airPoint2 Nexus PRO, part of the award winning Nexus series, at CommunicAsia 2006
06/22/06Demand for Aurora Networks' Solutions Spurs Company's Growth to World's Third-Largest Supplier
Aurora Networks' engineering, proven quality and exceptional service has spurred the company's significant growth, establishing it as the world's third-largest supplier of advanced optical transport systems to the broadband cable market
06/22/06fSONA’s SONAbeam Helps Overcome Geographical Barriers to Provide High-Speed Optical Wireless for U.S. Army Training Area
fSONA Systems, a leader in optical wireless technology, has announced receipt of its first order as part of the contract awarded to General Dynamics Network Systems to provide a secure voice and data wireless network for the U.S. Army at the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) in Hawaii
06/17/06Korea's Dreamline Selects ECI Telecom to Upgrade Network for 3G Services
ECI Telecom (NASDAQ: ECIL) announced that Dreamline Co., Ltd., a cellular and broadband service provider in South Korea, has selected ECI's optical solutions for the upgrade and expansion of its nationwide network to support next generation services
06/08/06RSoft and Liekki Announce New Fiber Laser Module For RSoft's OptSim
RSoft Design Group, a provider of photonics design automation software, and Liekki Corporation, a supplier of highly doped optical fibers, announced the upcoming release of a new module for RSoft's OptSim, the industry-leading optical communication simulation platform
06/06/06ADC Features FTTX, Wireless and Automated Connectivity Solutions at GLOBALCOMM 2006 and OSP Expo
ADC (NASDAQ:ADCT) announced that it will showcase its portfolio of network infrastructure equipment and services designed for wireline, wireless and enterprise networks at GLOBALCOMM 2006 (Booth #27061) and OSP Expo (Booth #63008) in Chicago, June 5-7
05/19/06Eagle Broadband to Host Meeting for the Philadelphia Financial Community
Eagle Broadband, Inc. (AMEX: EAG), a national provider of broadband, Internet protocol (IP) and communications technology and services, will host a special luncheon for Philadelphia financial analysts on Tuesday, May 23 to introduce them to the company, its services and future plans
05/12/06XO Holdings Reports First Quarter 2006 Results
XO Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XOHO.OB) reported its first quarter 2006 financial and operational results
05/03/06Eagle Broadband to Present at Micro Cap Event in New York
Eagle Broadband, Inc. (AMEX: EAG), a national provider of broadband, Internet protocol (IP) and communications technology and services, will be a featured presenter at the Micro Cap 2006 Conference, taking place May 3 in New York City
04/28/06BWE Releases New Wireless ISP Training Course Schedule
All BWE class instructors are seasoned wireless RF engineers that have years of experience in building broadband wireless networks. BWE's classes are designed to give attendees a real world view of broadband wireless principles, equipment selection guidelines, and examples of what you should and should not do in order to build a carrier class broadband wireless data system.
04/27/06Conterra Ultra Broadband Launches Wireless Broadband Access Service in 12 School Districts
Conterra Ultra Broadband, a leader in the design, deployment and operation of high capacity, high speed digital microwave networks, announced the launch of wireless broadband access service in 12 school districts in seven states, representing 132 school sites in the United States
04/26/06First Avenue Networks Selects Huawei for Network Expansion
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei) announced that its next generation SONET solution was selected by First Avenue Networks (Nasdaq: FRNS) for its core network applications
04/25/06MRV Debuts High-Definition Video Transceivers That Enable Any Fiber Optic Network to Transport HD Video
MRV Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRVC), a provider of products and services for out-of-band networking, WDM and optical transport, metro Ethernet, fiber optic components, 10GE and other service aware networking products, announced a new family of digital video fiber optic transceivers that allow transport of uncompressed high-definition video over standard fiber optic networks
04/20/06Optiwave Introduces New Version of Advanced Optical System Engineering Design and Validation Tool
Optiwave Systems Inc., a provider of essential optical component and system design tools, announced the release of OptiSystem 5.0 - the latest version of its optical communication system design suite
04/19/06First Mile Communications and Southern Telecom Introduce Fixed Broadband Wireless Solutions at the INFORUM
First Mile Communications, a provider of high-capacity broadband wireless solutions, and Southern Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced that they will transform the INFORUM, a 990,000-square-foot building located in downtown Atlanta, into a major hub site for broadband wireless
04/19/06Global Warming Heats up Internet-Protocol Television
More than 16,000 high school and college science classrooms across the United States will simultaneously see and chat with nine leading scientific and religious experts on the topic of global warming through the Earth Day Network using the new "PowerTV" internet- protocol television (IPTV) network of Chantilly-based Communication Technologies, Inc
04/11/06Vyyo Initiates Corporate-Wide Rebranding Campaign
Vyyo Inc. (Nasdaq: VYYO), a global supplier of broadband access equipment for cable and private wireless broadband network solutions, announced a corporate-wide rebranding that is intended to unify the company's positioning across its target markets
03/31/06BWE Needs Your Advertising Support
BWE has been providing broadband wireless news on Wi-Fi Hotspots, Wireless ISPs and WiMAX technology for the past six years. During that time we have experienced significant growth. However, what we have not seen is an increase in the advertising dollars needed to support our site.
03/23/06New Search Engine Marketing Survey Shows That Over 60% of Websites Are Not Optimized for Internet Search Engines
Research Study Reports that Simple Website Changes Would Significantly Increase a Company’s Position in Search Engine Search Results
03/17/06fSONA Systems to Address Free Space Optical Wireless Solutions at Rural Broadband & Connectivity Forum
fSONA Systems, the industry leader in high performance Free Space Optical transmission systems announced that Kelly Irvin, Director, Canada will present at the Rural Broadband & Connectivity Forum occurring March 21-22, 2006 in Calgary, Alberta Canada
03/14/06Trapeze Networks Brings Mobility, Security and Service Outdoors
Trapeze Networks, provider of the wireless LAN (WLAN) Mobility System, announced the availability of its outdoor Mobility Point 620 (MP-620), a dual radio 802.11a and 802.11b/g access point (AP) that complements Trapeze’s indoor Mobility Points
03/14/06Blue Cross Connects Urban Offices with LightPointe's Gigabit Ethernet Optical Wireless Link
LightPointe, a designer and manufacturer of high-speed outdoor wireless products, announced that Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA), a Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based provider of health insurance products and administrative services, has installed a LightPointe FlightLite G optical wireless bridge to link two urban operations centers with Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
01/28/06Molex Premise Networks to Sell Canon's Free Space Optics Data Transceivers
Canobeam, Canon’s Free Space Optics (FSO) data-transmission system featuring built-in Auto Tracking and speeds of up to 1.25 Gbps, is now available from Molex Premise Networks, a division of Molex, Inc.
01/24/06Molex Premise Networks to Sell Canon's Canobeam DT-100 Series Free Space Optics Data Transceivers
Canobeam, Canon's economical Free Space Optics (FSO) data-transmission system featuring built-in Auto Tracking and speeds of up to 1.25 Gbps, is now available from Molex Premise Networks, a division of Molex, Inc
10/25/05LightPointe Introduces Rapid Deployment Kits for Instant High-Speed Wireless Network Connectivity While Meeting Critical Business Continuity Requirements
Secure, High-Bandwidth Disaster Recovery Solution Delivers Fast, Portable and Cost-Effective Temporary Connectivity and Network Redundancy
09/21/05APconnection’s NetEqualizer Allows WISPs to Increase Revenue Through Better Bandwidth Management and Increased Quality of Service
Quality of Service and Bandwidth Management Features Help ISPs Increase ROI by Applying Fair-Use Policies to All Users Automatically; No Network Engineer Required
09/20/05LightPointe Unveils Government Connect Program to Capitalize on Growing Government Demand for High-Speed Outdoor Wireless Solutions
Secure, High-Bandwidth LightPointe Products Ease LAN While Lowering Costs for Government and Military Customers Connectivity Challenges
09/03/05Canon's Canobeam Solves Networking Challengefor ATI Technologies, Inc.
Faced with Tight Deadline, Canobeam Free Space Optics Transceivers Come Through Delivering Timely Networking Solution with Redundancy for Major Manufacturer
08/19/05fSONA Selected for Secure Banking Network Expansion by Mauritius Commercial Bank IBL Group to Deploy Extention to Sonabeam Optical Wireless Systems in Port Louis, Mauritius
fSONA Systems announced that Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) will expand their secure wireless banking network with additional SONAbeam technology to be installed and commissioned by I-Telecom, the Communications Division of Ireland Blythe Limited Group
08/16/05GigaBeam and Vitesse Semiconductor Sign Exclusive Supply Agreement GigaBeam Developing 10 Gigabits-Per-Second WiFiber
GigaBeam Corporation (BB: GGBM) announces that it has entered into an agreement with Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation pursuant to which GigaBeam has obtained certain exclusive rights to Vitesse's Indium Phosphide (InP) semiconductor technologies for use
08/09/05Westfield Selects WFI to Deploy Additional Enterprise Networks In U.S. Shopping Centers
Wireless Facilities, Inc. (WFI) (Nasdaq: WFII) announced that Westfield America has selected WFI to deploy IP-based wired and wireless networks in 26 of Westfield's U.S. shopping centers. The networks being installed will enable a range of security and
08/03/05Canonbeam Provides the Right Prescription for Exempla Healthcare
Canon's Optical Wireless Networking System Delivers Data Security, Bandwidth, and Convenience to Colorado Hospitals Organization
07/11/05Lightpointe and GTSI Corp Announce Partnership to Deliver Outdoor Wireless Solutions for Government Customers
LightPointe High-Bandwidth Products Ease Connectivity Bottlenecks Between LANs
07/05/05Wireline Service Providers Face Unprecedented Threats From Wireless Technologies
Deloitte Report Says Initially Focusing on Non-Traditional Customer Segments Will Lead to Success
07/01/05PAV Launches new 2E1 and 4E1 FSO Systems for Broadband Wireless Network Infrastructure
PAV Data Systems announces the fully digital PAVLight 2E1 Free Space Optics system. The PAVLight 2E1 transmits two independently clocked E1 circuits (2.048Mbps) over a single FSO link at distances of up to 4kms, and provides an ideal solution for
06/25/05GigaBeam Appoints Leighton Stephenson as Chief Financial Officer
GigaBeam Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GGBM) today announced that it has appointed Leighton J. Stephenson as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration.
06/24/05City of Reading Leverages LightPointe Optical Wireless Technology To Extend High-Speed Connectivity to New Public Works Facility
LightPointe announced that the City of Reading, Penn., has deployed the company's Gigabit Ethernet FlightStrata™ optical wireless product to extend high-speed connectivity to a new public works facility while paving the way for a critical disaster recover
06/08/05fSONA's SONAbeam Laser System to Be Deployed by Ball State University Students for Delivery of High-Speed, Wireless Communications
fSONA Systems announced that Ball State University researchers will soon deploy fSONA's point-to-point laser communications system designed to send broadband communications between buildings.
05/09/05New CFO Brings Extensive Experience to Growing Wireless Broadband Firm
5/9/05 - ADAPTIX, Inc. announced Dan Frydenlund has joined the company as chief financial
05/09/05fSona's SONAbeam Moves Massive Print Files for Technologically Advanced Printer
5/9/05 - fSONA Systems announced that Teldon Print Media has selected fSONA for its optical wireless connections.
05/02/05LightPointe Introduces FlightStrata 100 XA for Extended Availability of Outdoor Point-to-Point Wireless Connections
5/2/05 - Patented DualPath Architecture Leverages Optical Wireless and Radio Frequency (RF) Technologies to Meet Growing Requirements for Fast Ethernet Bandwidth With Five Nines Network Availability
05/02/05GigaBeam to Install WiFiber at Boston University
5/2/05 - GigaBeam Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GGBM) announced that it has received a purchase order from SideBand Systems Inc. for installation of its WiFiber wireless fiber at Boston University School of Medicine. GigaBeam's WiFiber will serve as an
04/28/05Telecom and Defense Sector Veteran Appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors
4/28/05 - fSONA Systems announced at the Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference in Philadelphia that former Harris Corporation MCD President Samuel D. Wyman III has been elected Chairman of the Board
04/28/05Telkonet and GigaBeam Team to Complete the Last Mile Connection
4/28/05 - Telkonet, Inc. (Amex: TKO) and GigaBeam Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GGBM) jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement to co-market their complementary product offerings targeting the market for broadband communications access
04/28/05Omnilux Appoints Suresh Nihalani as President and Chief Executive Officer
4/28/05 - Omnilux, Inc. announced the appointment of Suresh Nihalani as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Nihalani, who was most recently founder and CEO of Nevis Networks, is an experienced entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the
04/19/05New School University Gives LightPointe's Optical Wireless High Marks for Connecting State-of-the-Art New York City Multiple-Building Campus
4/19/05 - Educational Innovator Relies on 13 Optical Wireless Links to Deliver High-Speed Bandwidth to 'Smart Classrooms' and Administrative Offices in Urban Enterprise Network
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