BelAir Networks GigXone™ Showcases Scalable Wi-Fi Integration with Core Networks, Mobile Offload Use Cases, New Business Models and Multi-Access Solutions for Metropolitan Coverage and Capacity at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Friday 17 Feb 2012 | Member Press Release |

GigXone Café offers media and analysts a place to access Wi-Fi, recharge mobile devices and enjoy an espresso – BelAir Networks is located on L’Avenida (AV03) just inside the main entrance

BelAir Networks, the leader in large-scale Wi-Fi and multi-access small cell wirelesssystems for mobile and fixed service providers, and the only company focused solely on service provider customers, will be featuring live demonstrations of BelAir Networks’ GigXone™ System in booth AV03 on L’Avenida at Mobile World Congress.The GigXone system demonstrates proven scalability and integration benefits to service providers:

Mobile Core Integration & Mobile Offload

  • Commercial examples of how GigXone already integrates with service providers’ existing networks and preferred access gateways
  • Mobile and Wi-Fi co-location and embedded 3G/LTE and Wi-Fi small cell products
  • Secure Wi-Fi access method examples using EAP-SIM, Hotspot 2.0 and others
  • Policy enforcement at the access point (AP) level
  • Field test tools to test network and user performance

Proven Metro-Class Scalability

  • Network management support for up to 100,000 access points with auto-provisioning templates and flexible remote software updates that reduce deployment and troubleshooting time, speeding up network deployments by weeks and months and saving millions in CapEx and OpEx
  • Business intelligence that enables capacity planning and fast decision-making by collating real-time and historical user, device, consumption and location-based statistics on web-based executive and operations-focused dashboards

Worry-Free User Experience

  • Video improvements of 50% for users on GigXone system
  • No-touch, auto-authenticated session mobility across licensed and unlicensed networks
  • Secure and transparent network roaming and support for Hotspot 2.0 (including 802.11u)

One Network Deployment Enables Many Business Models

  • Commercial examples of virtualized APs supporting multiple networks
  • Managed services examples for small and medium businesses, hospitality and education

BelAir Networks’ GigXone system is also showcased at our partners’ locations.

When: Monday, February 27 through Thursday, March 1, conference access hours
Where: BelAir Networks GigXone booth #AV03 on L’Avenida
Who: BelAir Networks senior management will be available for pre-booked meetings: Bernard Herscovich, President and CEO; Stephen Rayment, CTO; Dave Park, VP of Architecture; Greg Williams, SVP Corporate and Business Development; Ronny Haraldsvik, CMO/SVP Marketing; Sivaram Nayudu, VP of Product Management.

To book an interview or briefing, media and analysts can contact Sheila Burpee Duncan or complete the online meeting request. Media and analysts are also invited to drop by anytime for Wi-Fi and coffee or contact us ahead of time for preferred access.

About Information:

About BelAir Networks

BelAir Networks is the leader in large-scale Wi-Fi and multi-access small cell wireless systems for mobile and fixed service providers. BelAir Networks customers include leading service providers such as AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Bright House Networks. The GigXone portfolio of indoor and outdoor small cells, control and management systems enable service providers to build scalable, high performance wireless networks to deliver Gig Zone services. BelAir Networks is privately held with investments from Comcast Ventures, T-Mobile Venture Fund and several leading venture capital firms, including Trilogy Equity Partners.

Contact Information:

Sheila Burpee Duncan
BelAir Networks
613.254.7070 ext. 134

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