Ruckus Wireless Partners with Boingo on Smart Wi-Fi Deployment for U.S. Military Bases
Smart Wi-Fi Technology being used to Deliver Pervasive and Reliable Wireless Connectivity with Blazing Fast Performance to Troops and On-Site Personnel looking for access to IP-Based Voice, Video, and...
May 27, 2014 --
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that Boingo Wireless, the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, is deploying thousands of its indoor and outdoor Smart Wi-Fi access points across dozens of United States Army, Air Force and Marine Corps bases.
The new Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi infrastructure is being deployed by Boingo to deliver reliable high-speed broadband Internet access for U.S. military service members stationed on the bases. The Smart Wi-Fi equipment is being used to support a wide range of onsite, IP-based applications such as social networking, gaming, voice over IP (VoIP), and streaming online videos.
Boingo's managed wireless network design for military bases will utilize centrally managed Ruckus ZoneFlex 7372 and new ZoneFlex R300 dual-band Wi-Fi access points (APs), which include patented Smart Wi-Fi technology that extends the range and increases the reliability of signals in difficult environments.
"With myriad obstacles and thick concrete walls within a constantly changing environment, both indoors and out, military bases can be a challenging setting for delivering reliable high-speed wireless access," said Marc Patterson, vice president, product management for Boingo Wireless. "We found Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi technology to be ideally suited for tackling these challenges by providing extended Wi-Fi coverage and signals that adapt within these changing environments."
Boingo is currently deployingRuckus Smart Wi-Fi technology at Marine Corps, Army and Air Force bases across the United States, with Boingo Broadband and IPTV service going live as each base installation is completed.
ABOUT BOINGO WIRELESS
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of small cell networks cover more than a million DAS and Wi-Fi locations and reaches more than 1 billion consumers annually in places as varied as airports, stadiums, universities, and military bases. For more information about the Boingo story, visit http://www.boingo.com.
ABOUT RUCKUS WIRELESS
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi"products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has approximately 36,000 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.
Ruckus, Ruckus Wireless, and ZoneFlex are trademarks of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other product or company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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