Alvarion Announces BreezeACCESS VL Product Family for License Exempt Bands of 5 GHz and 900 MHz
Alvarion(R) Offers New Premium Point-to-Multipoint Wireless Solution for License-Exempt Frequency Bands
Enhanced BreezeACCESS(R) VL portfolio includes a new 900 MHz solution and several enhancements to existing 5 GHz solutions
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR – News), the world’s leading provider of WiMAX™ and wireless broadband solutions, today announced an enhanced portfolio of BreezeACCESS VL product family for license exempt bands of 5 GHz and 900 MHz. A high-capacity, point-to-multipoint wireless broadband solution, BreezeACCESS VL provides optimized bandwidth allocation to best fit a wide range of data, voice and video applications with enhanced networking capabilities that reduce network overhead and improve quality of service (QoS).
The new BreezeACCESS VL 900 premium point-to-multipoint solution provides long range capability and a net throughput of 8 Mbps. It also enables fast deployment capabilities leveraging improved automatic algorithms based on statistics collection, for ease of installation and maximized performance. In addition, the BreezeACCESS VL 900 has an extended non-line-of-sight (NLOS), with a superior QoS for voice data and video applications.
The enhancements to existing BreezeACCESS VL for 5 GHz include enhanced QoS, Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) capabilities and new subscriber unit options. This product provides secure links in both line-of-sight and NLOS applications, reaching more than 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) with a net capacity of up to 32 Mbps per sector. It provides enhanced QoS for voice, video and data applications for a variety of markets including operators, WISPs, municipalities, public safety and enterprises; and offers cost-effective connectivity for both urban and rural deployments. This product portfolio includes a wide range of subscriber units supporting various vertical applications, enabling flexible deployment scenarios and scalable upgrade options.
“Alvarion continues the commitment to innovate and meet market demands, and these latest advancements to the BreezeACCESS VL is indicative of our focus on delivering the complete portfolio of best-in-class, high-performance broadband wireless solutions for licensed-exempt markets,” said Avinoam Barak, president of the Wireless Network Division of Alvarion. “The BreezeACCESS VL platform provides our customers with an economical, easy-to-deploy and flexible platform that addresses a wide range of applications with a quick ROI and has been successfully proven in the market with over 240,000 point-to-multipoint links deployed worldwide.”
“BreezeACCESS VL’s new enhancements exceed our expectations. The coverage and capacity performance in NLOS conditions support our customers’ demands for a solid business case and excellent service quality,” said Mike Cowan CEO Wireless Connection (AIRpartner & beta tester).
Available worldwide, the new version of BreezeACCESS VL is ideal for many applications including data access, video surveillance, security, intelligent traffic control, first responders and more.
The new BreezeACCESS VL release supports a range of subscriber units, providing an optimized package for the performance and cost requirements of various markets and customers. It also includes DFS capabilities complying with updated ETSI standards in 5.4 and 5.8 GHz and 4.9 GHz profile for Brazil.
Alvarion (NASDAQ: ALVR – News) is the largest WiMAX pure-player with the most extensive WiMAX customer base and over 250 commercial deployments around the globe. Committed to growing the WiMAX market, the company offers solutions for a wide range of frequency bands supporting a variety of business cases. Through its OPEN WiMAX strategy, superior IP and OFDMA know-how, and ability to deploy end-to-end turnkey WiMAX projects, Alvarion is shaping the new wireless broadband experience (www.alvarion.com).