SAN DIEGO--()--Mushroom Networks, Inc., innovators of Broadband Bonding™ technology, today announced the second generation of their wireless Broadband Bonding appliance called PortaBella. Targeting the SMB and enterprise markets along with verticals such as news-gathering agencies, mobile TV broadcasting, military, and emergency response, transportation, point-of-sale kiosk and digital signage connectivity - PortaBella combines up to four cellular data cards from multiple providers into a single high-speed shared connection. For example: utilize the full bandwidth of a Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile data cards (or any other carrier) fused together to access the Internet or stream video with low latency with four times the speed of a single cellular air-card.
“PortaBella provides the fastest available wireless Internet connection where ever there is cellular coverage”
“PortaBella provides the fastest available wireless Internet connection where ever there is cellular coverage,” stated Dr. Cahit Akin, co-founder and CEO of Mushroom Networks. “Our technology is truly a game changer not only for the enterprise and sales teams but for anyone requiring a portable instant connection to the net such as temporary construction sites, mobile news teams streaming live video, or maritime. Just think of all the possibilities; PortaBella inside a taxi cab, bus or train or deployed in areas impacted by a natural disaster.”
The second generation PortaBella has a smaller form factor that fits inside your palm and weighs 1.15 lbs. PortaBella combines up to four USB based cellular wireless data cards to provide a wired broadband experience without the wires. In addition, an optional battery pack makes PortaBella self-contained and truly portable.
For live streaming video and for any other interactive video applications, PortaBella provides low latency, low jitter and high quality video streaming. This makes PortaBella ideal for broadcasting and any other interactive video applications at a cost much lower than alternatives such as satellite or microwave services.
PortaBella is now shipping and caters to markets demanding fast, reliable and secure portable Internet access such as:
Mushroom Networks is actively pursuing channel partners to expand PortaBella’s reach across its targeted verticals. For more information on PortaBella including a brochure available for download, visit the products section of the company’s website at http://www.mushroomnetworks.com.
About Mushroom Networks
Mushroom Networks, Inc., is a privately held company based in San Diego, CA, providing patent pending Broadband Bonding solutions to a range of Internet connection applications. The company’s flagship product line targets SMBs, enterprises, multi-tenant buildings, and broadband service providers and bonds dissimilar broadband access technologies forming a single highly reliable broadband pipe that can easily scale based on needs. Recently, Mushroom Networks was a finalist for the coveted XCHANGE Tech Innovators Xcellence Award, 2007 CONNECT® ‘Most Innovative New Product’ award, 2008 CONNECT® ‘Most Innovative New Product’ award, Network World’s "top technology trend of 2008" award, and nominated for the best investment opportunity within the fixed telecom sector by Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit http://www.mushroomnetworks.com or call 888-842-1231.