CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOptix (www.aoptix.com), a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that Car-sa, a Mexico-based alternative carrier, has successfully deployed the AOptix Intellimax wireless transport product at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) in Monterrey to replace lower-capacity wireless connections.
Car-sa’s AOptix link is the first of several links to be deployed throughout Mexico, delivering high capacity connectivity to places where fiber is not possible or economically feasible. Car-sa’s customers will include Mexico’s major communications service providers, mobile network operators, and large enterprises. The high capacity wireless transport will be used for a wide range of applications including mobile backhaul, data center connectivity, replacement of legacy microwave radios, and fiber back-up links. Car-sa will also use the AOptix Intellimax links to offer Broadband As A Service to large enterprises and educational institutions, such as UANL for video-on-demand classes between campuses.
“The need for more bandwidth and greater coverage continues to surge, and as we extend our core networks, it is increasingly impractical to deploy fiber. In some cases that’s due to complications getting the needed approvals and permits and in other cases because it simply does not make economic sense,” said Pedro Noriega, the CEO of Car-sa. Also, high bandwidth services can be very expensive in some cases. “The AOptix Intellimax can be rapidly deployed and delivers high bandwidth just about anywhere, economically. As for availability, the first day our first Intellimax link was deployed, one of the biggest rainstorms in recent memory hit Monterrey—Intellimax maintained 100 percent uptime through the three day downpour, while the university’s existing 23 GHz microwave link was knocked off line.”
The AOptix Intellimax is a high-capacity wireless transport product that delivers fiber-like performance, offering the greatest capacity of any wireless networking technology on the market. Based on Composite Optical-RF (COR) technology, it is capable of delivering 2 Gbps constant data rate with carrier-grade availability, at distances up to 8 kilometers in a single hop, or virtually unlimited distances in repeater configuration.
AOptix’ COR technology is based on its Adaptive Optics originally developed by the company’s founders to enable astronomers to view deep-space images with greater clarity. The technology is the basis for the Intellimax family of products, which serves a wide range of wireless communications needs—from mobile backhaul to fiber extension to last-mile enterprise applications.
“As Car-sa, NASA and some of the world’s largest mobile network operators know all too well, the ever-increasing demand for more data capacity is creating a desperate need to transport large amounts of data to more areas of the world,” said Dean Senner, chairman and CEO of AOptix. “Fiber alone cannot support this growing need because it takes a lot of planning and time to deploy, can be incredibly disruptive during installation, and often just isn’t a reasonable option. We’re extremely proud of our COR technology which is making it possible to bring much needed bandwidth to more of the world’s population while creating new business opportunities for companies like Car-sa and its customers.”
AOptix Technologies Inc. delivers wireless communications technology and equipment that provide carrier grade availability and long-range, ultra-high bandwidth to solve mobile backhaul congestion and other communication challenges for network operators, enterprises and government agencies. AOptix products are derived from the company’s patented optical technologies originally developed for scientific research and advanced defense applications. AOptix is a privately held company based in Campbell, Calif. http://www.aoptix.com