Barco joins smartBridges to unwire Czech and Slovak Republics
Uh. Hradiste, 26.10.2006
smartBridges is joining up with Barco, a leading provider of wireless networks to introduce the smartBridges Nexus Platform to Czech Republic and neighboring Central and Eastern European countries.
Mr. Miroslav Jaksik, CEO of Barco, said, "We are greatly excited to become smartBridges' distributor. Demand is rapidly growing for affordable, broadband connectivity from the many international enterprises which are re-locating to Eastern Europe for its lower costs, not to mention the local demand for residential broadband access. The Nexus Platform, with its high throughput, advanced Quality of Service and scalable network capability, is ideally suited to enable us to fulfill this demand."
Added smartBridges Sales Director for Europe and Africa, Mr. Adrian Wheeler, "Barco has extensive experience in WiFi technologies and is committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Together we make an excellent partnership; together we offer cost effective solutions and local support - essential elements in meeting customer’s requirements."
The Barco Company operates on the market of information technologies since 1993. Barco is a provider of IT solutions in the area of barcode, RFID applications and wireless technologies for voice, data and video transmission. Barco is a distributor of wireless technologies working in 2,4GHz/3,5GHz/ 5GHz bands based on WiFi / WiMAX standard. Barco delivers solutions for wireless transmission, broadband access and high-capacity backbone networks for telecommunication sector / ISP. Its product portfolio is suitable for a wide range of applications, predominantly for the needs of communication companies, telecommunication operators and internet service providers. It represents world-leading manufacturers smartBridges, Trango Broadband for the Central and Eastern Europe, Redline Communications, Colubris, Proxim, Nomadix, RadioWaves. Barco registered capital amounts to 2 000 000 CZK. Barco is operating via its subsidiary also in Slovakia.
SmartBridges is a leading technology developer and manufacturer of outdoor wireless networking solutions for broadband internet access and mission critical industrial applications and belongs to the world’s largest, fixed outdoor wireless broadband equipment manufacturers. It focuses on developing complete system solutions, hardware and software for wireless broadband service providers. The smartBridges offers end-to-end WiFi portfolio of carrier-class, easy-to-deploy and easy-to-maintain wireless connectivity IEEE 802.11 a/b/g standard based products, wireless backhauls, access points and client devices. smartBridges’ intelligent, long-range and reliable wireless solutions are based on the award winning Nexus Platform. The global offices are located in North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan, India and Singapore.