Wavion and BHU Provide Metro Wi-Fi Networks to Sichuan Telecom,
Yoqne’am, Israel, Feb 14, 2011 – Wavion™, a technology leader in metro and rural Wi-Fi with a new
generation of Beamforming based Wi-Fi base stations, and BHU, Wavion’s exclusive distributor in China, announced today the deployment of Wavion’s Wi-Fi base stations for high speed Internet access networks for Sichuan Telecom, Guangxi Unicom and Inner Mongolia Mobile, China.
The Sichuan Telecom network includes more than 300 WBS-2400 base stations, deployed in the cities of Zigong, Chengdu, Deyang, Leshan, Guangyuan and Suining.
The Guangxi Unicom network includes more than 300 WBS-2400 base stations, deployed in the cities of Nanning, Qinzhou, Guilin, Liuzhou, Hechi, Yulin, Wuzhou, and Chongzuo.
The Inner Mongolia Mobile network includes more than 400 WBS-2400 base stations, deployed the cities of Huhhot, Ordos, Chifeng, Ulanqab, Xilin Gol, Hulunbeier, Wuhai and Alxa.
The three networks provide a variety of metro and enterprise applications such as Wi-Fi coverage and 3G offloading for city areas, university campuses, railway stations, airports and commercial areas. Many of the Wavion base stations are co-located with TD-SCDMA / GSM base stations in the urban areas.
“We are very pleased with our wide penetration to the Chinese carrier market in 2010”, said Dongdong Xu, BHU CEO. “It has been achieved mainly due to Wavion’s cost effective solution, leveraging their unique and powerful Beamforming technology, which enabled Sichuan Telecom, Guangxi Unicom and Inner Mongolia Mobile to minimize their cost of site acquiring and construction while providing a variety of applications in the residential, business and enterprise sectors. With Wavion’s unmatched performance, users with laptops, smart phones and tablets can easily enjoy the internet surfing everywhere.”
Wavion’s Carrier-Grade unique and powerful WBS-2400 spatially adaptive Beamforming base stations provide extended range, higher throughput and Non-Line-Of-Sight (NLOS) coverage. As a result, unlike more conventional equipment, they do not require costly high towers and can be easily installed on poles and yet provide widest homogeneous coverage and indoor penetration. Moreover, the flexible architecture and ruggedized IP-67 weather-proof enclosure add significantly to the unique value offering for Telecom Operators.
“Wavion is proud to partner with BHU in their provincial carriers’ city-wide deployments throughout China”, said Tal Meirzon, Wavion’s CEO. “We are pleased that our superior coverage, capacity and reliability have significantly contributed to our penetration to the Chinese carrier market. Wavion has done a significant effort to adapt Wavion superior Wi-Fi solution to the Chinese market by developing security and access controller functionality that enables seamless homologation and integration with the Chinese carriers. It is yet another proof of the added value of our unique and powerful Beamforming technology and flexibility to integrate it in the operators’ network for city-wide deployments.”
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Wavion is a technology leader in outdoor Wi-Fi applications in metro and rural areas with deployments in more than 65 countries. The company’s digital Beamforming and SDMA technologies are the first and only to resolve the significant performance, penetration and profitability challenges facing large scale metro and rural deployments. Featuring Wavion Base Stations (WBS) in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz unlicensed bands and in 700MHz licensed band, Wavion offers end-to-end solutions including access, backhaul, CPEs and management solutions Wavion is privately held and backed by Tel Aviv-based Investors Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. and BRM Capital. Wavion headquarter is located in Yoqne’am, Israel, and the company has worldwide offices in Miami Florida USA, Dallas Texas USA, San Paulo Brazil, Buenos Aires Argentina, Lima Peru, Bogotá Colombia, Moscow Russia, New Delhi India, Beijing China, Tokyo Japan, Seoul Korea and Singapore.
Additional information about Wavion is available at www.wavionnetworks.com.
About BHU (Beijing Huasun Unicreate Co. Ltd)
BHU is dedicated to professional wireless solutions and over the years has gained extensive expertise and experience in the more challenging areas of wireless communications including mobile wireless broadband, long- distance and high-bandwidth NLOS wireless transmission, and Wi-Fi coverage with extended range and penetration ability. Since 2006 BHU is also selling military products – a IP/E1/Video & audio mobile wireless communication system, based on intelligent OFDM technology (iOFDM), which ignited the whole wireless filed. Since 2009 BHU is Wavion’s exclusive distributor in China. Through the hard work of BHU and its partners, BHU with Wavion’s products has become the No. 1 market share holder in outdoor smart antenna AP market of China carriers. BHU also serves customers in the military, navy, power supply, transportation, oil, police, fire control, enterprise, government and education industries. BHU is open to cooperate with powerful partners to develop new markets in the wireless field.
To learn more about BHU please visit BHU website http://www.bhuwireless.com .
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