CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOptix, a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that it has been named a 2015 “Fierce 15” Winner by FierceWireless. This annual industry award honors the most creative and promising privately held companies in the wireless industry.
“What makes the AOptix ‘Intellimax’ product so compelling is that it combines free space optics and millimeter wave technology to deliver very high bandwidth with low latency for distances of about 10 kilometers,” said Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless. “For mobile operators looking for wireless backhaul solutions that transmit large amounts of data over long distances, AOptix’ technology is an intriguing option.”
Originally developed for deep space imaging and later further developed in military, the combination of free space optics and millimeter wave frequencies in AOptix’ Laser-Radio technology allows the Intellimax family of products to far exceed traditional wireless transport solutions in its capacity, range, and reliability.
“As U.S. operators look to increase capacity in their LTE networks, AOptix provides a compelling and easy-to-deploy alternative to fiber,” said Christina Richards, VP of marketing at AOptix. “We are honored to be named a winner of the FierceWireless ‘Fierce 15,’ and feel this designation among such a select group affirms the potential for Laser-Radio technology as a viable solution to alleviate network strain.”
AOptix (www.aoptix.com) is transforming wireless communications with high-capacity Laser-Radio technology that delivers an unprecedented combination of bandwidth, availability and distance. Building on technology originally developed for deep space research and then field-validated in advanced military defense applications, AOptix created a completely new and disruptive technology to wirelessly deliver multi-gigabit capacity. Today, AOptix unlocks new market opportunities for service providers, enterprises, and government organizations, enabling connectivity for previously unserved or underserved locations, and addressing diverse applications such as mobile backhaul, fiber diversity, fiber extension, disaster recovery, and enterprise last-mile solutions. Founded in 2000, AOptix is a privately held company based in Campbell, CA.
FierceWireless, an internationally recognized email newsletter and online publication covering the wireless industry, evaluated numerous privately-held, U.S.-based companies on the basis of their technology, products and services; their business plans and vision; and most of all on their potential for changing the wireless industry. The Fierce 15 companies were evaluated and selected by FierceWireless’ team of editors--Sue Marek, Mike Dano, and Phil Goldstein.