October 22, 2007
Aktino and Tropos Networks Offer Joint Solution for Powering Wi-Fi Services, Backhauling Traffic
Offering an efficient solution for deploying Wi-Fi networks and carrying their traffic, market leaders Aktino and Tropos® Networks today announced they are working together to provide a complete solution for network providers.
Aktino is the leader in delivery of business-class broadband over existing copper wiring infrastructure, and Tropos Networks, with more than 500 customer networks deployed worldwide, is the market leader in delivering metro-scale Wi-Fi mesh network systems. By working together, the two companies can offer service providers an unrivaled solution - the routers and management software for citywide Wi-Fi deployments, more than enough backhaul bandwidth to comfortably transport the aggregated Wi-Fi traffic, as well as a practical way to power that equipment over the same copper telephone lines used to handle the backhaul of the network traffic.