July 12 2016 / TheNewswire / Ottawa, Canada & San Jose, California - Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (YFI; TSX.V), the manufacturer of high-density WiFi3™ - next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce today the company has partnered with EION Wireless. The partnership is a milestone win for Edgewater Wireless with the development of a high capacity EION small cell solution with integrated multi-channel WiFi from Edgewater Wireless.
EION is developing the product in partnership with Edgewater Wireless to deliver ubiquitous coverage using both LTE and WiFi. The product is the first RF agnostic solution for LTE + WiFi available on the market today.
-The product also boasts the lowest overall deployment cost (CAPEX & OPEX for a full integrated product versus a layered solution of LTE with WiFi as an add-on component.
-The integrated solution will also leverage WiFi3™’s wideband RF front end and patented interference mitigation technology to deliver the most channel density and 200% the coverage of a legacy LTE.
-Orders are now being accepted for the fully integrated LTE + WiFi3™ product which will ship in September 2016.
“Working closely with the team at EION, Edgewater Wireless went through an extensive process of technical design and review of our next generation high density WiFi technology to ensure optimal performance for EION’s Small Cell customers and deployments.” said Andrew Skafel, President & CEO of Edgewater Wireless “The Small Cell industry is very hot right now and gaining momentum. This partnership is a win-win for both our companies and will help strengthen our collective wireless products and solutions to a broad range of customers.”
The Small Cell industry is forecast for 43% annual growth according to the latest report from ABI Research. And projected to be worth $3.92 Billion by 2020 according to Markets and Markets. Network infrastructure is moving quickly away from coverage-centric to a more agile capacity-focused network deployment model to effectively add capacity in high-density locations. WiFi3™ integrated with EION’s small cell solutions will offer the highest capacity Small Cell + WiFi product available in the market today.
Formed in 2001, EION is a global provider of 4G Mobile WiMAX solutions, LTE solutions, and high speed broadband wireless products. With Global Customer Support Operations in India, and multiple regional sales offices around the globe, EION Wireless works with more than 165 channel partners worldwide to support some of the largest 4G deployments in the world. EION Wireless has established over 50 Gold partners globally. EION channel partners support various enterprise sectors such as oil and gas, WISP, Government institutions, mining, safety and security. EION products are sold to Tier I and II Service Providers directly.
“Our customers have been asking for a solution that offered both LTE and WiFi and delivers a 360-degree solution to their coverage and capacity requirements.” said Dr. Kalai Kalaichelvan, President & CEO of EION Inc.” The latest innovation – LTE + WiFi3 from EION will solve the capacity crunch that so many of our customers are being challenged with. Particularly in high density deployments where the already saturated unlicensed WiFi spectrum impairs traditional WiFI performance and where WiFi3™ outperforms the competition.”
Edgewater’s WiFi3™ powered technology is the best Wi-Fi solution for carriers, service providers and systems integrators to address the growing problems of interference, capacity and critical mass of users which is stretching WiFi and IOT networks to their breaking point. Edgewater’s patented technology solves the high-density problem while also significantly reducing the equipment investment and operating costs for new network deployments.
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About Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc.:
Edgewater Wireless develops and commercializes leading edge technologies and intellectual property for the communications market. Edgewater Wireless delivers advanced product solutions designed to meet the high-density, high quality of service (QoS) and high-reliability needs of service providers and their customers. Leveraging over twenty (20) patents, Edgewater’s WiFi3™ is redefining Wi-Fi technology with its wide-band, multi-channel radio and high-capacity Access Point solutions, and delivering next generation Wi-Fi, today.
The best solution for High-Density Wi-Fi networks, Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 powered access point products enable innovative service providers to plan, build and deploy reliable, high-capacity services (like VoWiFI) for high-density wireless data demand in any environment.
Do more with less! Fewer access points delivering high quality service at a lower overall deployment cost make our patented WiFi3 technology the right choice for your next Wi-Fi network.
Explore the evolution of Wi-Fi at www.EdgewaterWireless.com
About EION Wireless:
EION Wireless, a division of EION Inc., is a global provider of Broadband Wireless Access products that enable effective, economic and secure wireless high-speed communications solutions. The company’s licensed and unlicensed frequency products are used by wireless ISPs, private network operators, and remote rural networks and in voice and data backhaul applications to solve last mile challenges. EION Wireless works with more than 165 local partners to support its diverse global customer base and provide innovative and reliable solutions. For more information, visit www.eionwireless.com
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