Yoqne’am, Israel, July 22, 2008 — Wavion™, a company transforming the Metro and Rural Wi-Fi market with a new category of Wi-Fi Base Station, announced today the opening of a local office in India. Wavion has recently signed partnership agreements with 3 distinguished and experienced Indian distributors to cover the entire India and support the growing need for broadband wireless connectivity in the country.
Wavion’s powerful WBS-2400 spatially adaptive beamforming base stations provide extended range and higher throughput connectivity to standards-based Wi-Fi clients, such as those embedded in laptops and other notebook computers. Wavion’s outdoor Wi-Fi solution requires one third fewer units than other competing Access Points (APs) to cover the same area, with superior indoor penetration and fewer dead spots.
“Wavion sees great potential in the wireless Internet connectivity market in India. We have established a local office in order to be close to our customer base and be able to provide them with the best possible service and support.” said Eran Kaplan Wavion’s Executive VP Sales and Marketing. ”Our outdoor Wi-Fi solution is highly cost effective and offers superior performance in terms of coverage and indoor penetration. This creates a powerful value proposition with very low customer acquisition cost in the densely populated cities in India”.
Wavion’s National distribution partners in India include V LINK SYSTEMS Pvt. Ltd. Chennai, eROADS Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Delhi, and Brij Infotech Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai.
Wavion is transforming the metro Wi-Fi and rural markets with a new category of spatially adaptive base stations. 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. Wavion is privately held and backed by world-class investors including Tel Aviv-based Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELRN), and BRM Capital. Wavion headquarters are located in Yoqne’am, Israel and the company has offices in San Jose, California US, San Paulo, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jakarta, Indonesia and New Delhi, India. To learn more, please visit Wavion at http://www.wavionnetworks.com .
Marketing Communications Manager
Mr. Suneet Saxena
Director of Sales, India
Tel: +91 98182-11780