Southeast Test-Drives MeshNetworks' Multi-Hopping
February 14, 2002
Folks in Jackson, MS who use ISP AIR2LAN are about to take a trial run with MeshNetworks' Multi-Hopping technology
AIR2LAN customers in Jackson, MS will soon get to test drive MeshNetworks' 802.11b-based networking infrastructure. AIR2LAN announced yesterday that it is testing the MeshNetworks' solution as a means to provide customers with enhanced data, voice, and video connectivity.
AIR2LAN, an ISP with headquarters in Jackson, is one of the largest fixed-wireless broadband network providers in the southeastern U.S., according to MeshNetworks' Chairman and CEO, Masood Gahari. AIR2LAN stated that it plans to test the MeshNetworks' products in its home market of Jackson, MS, with follow-on deployments in New Orleans, Montgomery, and Houston.The MeshNetworks' Multi-Hopping ad hoc peer-to-peer networking technology is designed to create a more robust 802.11b network with expanded coverage. It supports VoIP, video, geo-location, and data services.
MeshNetworks will also provide its MeshLAN software to AIR2LAN, which adds to the enhanced network. The product transforms WLAN cards into router-repeaters and is an integral part of the Multi-Hopping architecture.
Matthew Peretz is Managing Editor of 802.11-Planet.com