SOURCE: Strix Systems, Inc.

Strix Systems, Inc.

March 10, 2010 09:05 ET

Strix Systems Enables GoNaeco to Provide Free Wireless Community Internet

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - Strix Systems, a worldwide leader in high performance wireless mesh technology products and solutions, today announced the successful deployment of wireless mesh network for Naeco Communications Inc. (the parent company of GoNaeco), a company with a mission to offer communities free internet access. The northwest Calgary community of Hawkwood has become the first in Canada to receive free community-wide wireless access.

GoNaeco customers were previously restricted by "wired" internet connections. Now residents and businesses have the freedom to go online and connect with their communities anywhere. GoNaeco's customers will see the benefit of this technology daily, with high-performing, reliable internet services at no cost. Customers will also have the option to upgrade their service at lower prices than the traditional internet service providers. Every community resident and business using the GoNaeco network will also have access to a community portal site, featuring community-specific news, events and local advertising. GoNaeco is a community oriented network provider that delivers value-added applications to the residents of Hawkwood Community in the Northwest Quadrant of Calgary. In addition to City of Calgary, GoNaeco has also secured approval from neighbouring communities to further deploy these community network utilities. 

"Strix Access/One solutions are the industry's top performing wireless mesh solution with the intelligence to self-heal, self-tune and self-configure. We're excited that GoNaeco has experienced the power, versatility and reliability of our wireless mesh network solution," said Martin Levetin, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Strix Systems.

"Strix Systems solutions have enabled us to develop as a strong high-value brand. We are very happy with the performance and reliability of Strix Systems equipment and services. With the support of Strix's technical support team and the experience of Brella Wireless, Hawkwood Community Network deployment was a success. We are considering further to bridge the digital divide in rural Canada with this state-of-the-art technology," said Ben Yan, CEO of Naeco Communications Inc.

GoNaeco used Strix Systems' award winning OWS (Outdoor Wireless System) to unwire the Calgary Community. Access/One® Outdoor Wireless System OWS2400 is the industry's highest throughput, lowest latency modular multi-radio mesh networking system. Utilizing Strix DMA™ (Dynamic Mesh Algorithms), the Access/One OWS delivers multi-radio Layer 2 switching, multi-RF (4.9/5/2.4 GHz) and multi-channel capabilities using advanced algorithms to deliver high throughput over multiple hops from the core to the edge of the network. The OWS intelligently self-tunes, self-configures and self-heals to optimize the overall performance and availability. RF Channels are selected dynamically, making the network more resilient to interference than other mesh solutions. Working closely together, these features deliver the highest throughput and lowest latency across multiple hops, supporting real time voice, video, and mobility and data applications.

About Strix Systems

With over 1000 deployments in 40 countries, Strix Systems is a worldwide leader in Wireless Mesh Networking with patented mesh algorithms and Layer 2 switching architecture that delivers the lowest latency, fastest roaming, and highest multi-hop throughput available. Strix's Access/One products are the industry's only modular (chassis-based) mesh systems, delivering the largest capacity, highest throughput and best scalability. This new generation of products provides the broadband mobility and reach to support voice, video, and data applications. Access/One solutions have been deployed in hundreds of networks worldwide, outdoor and indoor, for service providers, metros, public safety, government, energy, manufacturing, transportation, hospitality, education, enterprises, and residential markets. For more information about Strix Systems, please visit www.strixsystems.com

About GoNaeco.com, Naeco Communications Inc.

GoNaeco frees communities with free wireless internet access to all residents, anywhere and everywhere within your community. We represent freedom of choice and empower you to make connections -- your way. Looking for a more cost effective service provider? Well, look no further than your community network. Look to GoNaeco. 

www.GoNaeco.com

About Brella Wireless Inc.

Brella's focus is to design, deploy wireless, fibre backend infrastructure to enable high speed broadband services to multiple tenant commercial and residential properties in Western Canada since 2004. Brella has established strategic partnerships with the best of breed technology manufacturers. Brella provides value-added solutions such as security surveillance for our five star hotel chain clients, medical buildings, shopping malls, and wireless mesh network operators. We have offices in Vancouver, BC, Calgary, Alberta, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Hong Kong, China. For further information, please visit www.brellawireless.com

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