Alvarion 802.11ac – Progress is here, but is your Wi-Fi ready for it?

The IEEE 802.11ac standard (approved January 2014), brought numerous new and promising capacity features mostly in the 5GHz band. The features to be rolled out in 2 certification waves.  Wave 1: Increased bandwidth to ~433Mbit/sec per 80MHz channel (Vs. 150Mbit/sec…

A truly manageable 5G communications network – what will it take?

Networks are evolving into living, breathing and “thinking” entities, and with the coming 5G will be composed of millions of heterogeneous elements that will operate in unison – and must be manageable.   We believe that the key to delivering on…

Southern African Wireless Communication – Wi-Fi in Rwandan schools

Nov.-Dec. 2015, Volume 20 Wi-Fi in Rwandan schools Balton CP has deployed a high-speed Wi-Fi solution from Alvarion in more than 15 higher learning institutions throughout Rwanda. The project, funded through the Rwanda Board of Development, means tens of thousands…

Enabling Progress through Wireless Broadband in Africa – A personal account of a door opener technology and its growing effect on education

by Giora Levi, CEO, Alvarion   It was Confucius, the great political educator who said: “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years,…

SELFNET – Framework for Self-Organized Network Management in Virtualized and Software Defined Networks (SDN)

About the Project SELFNET is a 36 month Horizon 2020 EU project which was funded as part of the 5G-PPP programme to address the strand Network Management challenge, with a budget of 6,87 million Euros. The project consortium is composed…