Cambium Networks has announced new connectivity solutions to enable network operators to meet the rapidly-growing demand for streaming video and high throughput.
“Internet connectivity is essential for the modern household,” says Daryl Schoolar, principal analyst at Ovum. “Operators’ wireless access networks need to provide support for more than just a high-speed data connection. These networks need to support various consumer applications with streaming video being at the forefront.”
Atul Bhatnagar, president and CEO of Cambium Networks, adds: “Cambium Networks continues to invest in developing connectivity solutions that extend and enrich the ‘wireless fabric’ network. Our latest developments provide affordable, reliable connectivity to extend connectivity to new areas and distribute signal to multiple locations and also provide complete indoor and outdoor WiFi access.”
With up to 1,36-Gigabit throughput capacity, the PTP 550 provides the capacity that network operators need to connect more subscribers and reach new market opportunities.
“The PTP 550 is a complete solution,” says Scott Imhoff, senior vice-president: product management at Cambium Networks. “Spectrum is a precious commodity and the non-adjacent asymmetric channel aggregation capabilities of the PTP 550 efficiently consolidate limited blocks of spectrum to deliver the capacity demanded by advanced network operators.
LINKPlanner software provides free network planning solutions tailored to the exact source and destination points on a Google Earth map, and onboard dynamic spectrum optimization enables the link to monitor performance in real time and automatically make adjustments to maximize throughput.”
The ePMP Force 300 provides up to 500 Mbps headline data rate at an affordable price point. The new 802.11ac wave2 subscriber module operates in the unlicensed 5.1-5.9 GHz frequency band and has a 25 dBi reflector antenna to support long-range connectivity.
“With the Force 300, network operators can continue to benefit from the industry proven ePMP platform and provide cost effective high-speed connectivity for various point to point applications and eventually as a subscriber unit for a point to multipoint network,” says Sakid Ahmed, vice-president: ePMP business at Cambium Networks. “With 1,3-million units shipped to date, the Force 300 continues the expansion of the ePMP portfolio and brings to the market the first 802.11AC Wave 2 product from ePMP.”
With millions of modules deployed, Cambium Networks has incorporated input from field technicians to develop the cnArcher verification application.
“The cost of installing subscribers may be the most significant cost a service provider contends with,” says Matt Mangriotis, director of product management at Cambium Networks. “cnArcher is an easy-to-use smartphone app that will streamline the installation process, resulting in savings of both time and cost. It will eliminate errors to ensure that work is done right the first time and confirm installations while on site.”