SEPTEMBER 2007     
Motorola Canopy Begins Shipment of 5.4 GHz Product in the US & Canada

With the recent Federal Communications Commission and Industry Canada approvals to operate in the 5.4 GHz spectrum, Motorola is now offering its Fixed Point-to-Multipoint solution at 5.4 GHz for sale immediately.






ALTIUS Signs Deal with SnapLink –Economic 24 Ghz Unlicensed Back Haul

The availability of unlicensed frequencies in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands and the price reduction of radio technology have caused wireless networks to explode across the landscape at an unprecedented pace. This proliferation of transmitters in the 2.4 and 5GHz bands creates a very high noise floor in these bands. It is estimated (ABI Research) that there are over 500 million radio devices operating in these bands in the US alone. The SnapLink 24U was specifically designed to address this issue.

ALTIUS Communications Announces Partnership To Connect Rural Kentucky with Broadband Internet Service

ALTIUS recently announced a collaborative project in Kentucky’s Green River Area Development District (GRADD) with Cinergy Communications and Digital Connections Inc. (DCI) of Tennessee to provide rural communities with $2.3 million in technology infrastructure equipment for broadband wireless service.

In early 2006, a team led by nonprofit Connect Kentucky ( set about mapping the rural Green River Area Development District to identify the rural communities' infrastructure needs for providing homes and businesses with broadband services. A fixed wireless network will be deployed in seven counties in Northwestern Kentucky, including the approximately 2,700 square miles in Daviess, McLean, Hancock, Henderson, Webster, Ohio and Union counties. The project area includes approximately 60,000 households in the district.

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