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MetroLinq Ensures WISP Competitiveness and Market Share Growth


MetroLinq Ensures WISP Competitiveness and Market Share Growth

Triad Wireless utilizes MetroLinq products to grow the company's competitiveness and network size

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IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Triad Wireless is a premier Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) in Phoenix, Arizona, serving residential, enterprise, and educational sectors. Before working with IgniteNet, Triad Wireless grew its network using traditional, low-cost 802.11 based equipment operating in 2.4 and 5GHz bands.

The competitive pressures for WISPS continuously grow as DSL and cable operators introduce higher capacity plans as newer wireline technologies are introduced. Triad Wireless's current architecture focuses on 5GHz micro-POPs but is running into some areas where spectrum congestion in the unlicensed 5GHz frequency is getting considerably worse. In high-density environments against wireline providers who use the 5GHz spectrum for their indoor routers, it's becoming more difficult to deliver above 50Mbps without considerable expense or advanced engineering techniques.

As one of the early adopters of IgniteNet 60GHz mmwave MetroLinq products, Triad Wireless started deploying new segments of their network using the MetroLinq 10G Omni devices. MetroLinq 10G Omnis allow Triad to compete head to head with existing operators and build future-proof, high capacity backhaul and last mile dedicated access link on a noise free 60GHz frequency.

The availability of 14GHz of license-free spectrum in the US makes it an ideal frequency for multi-gigabit data transmissions, which also provide extremely low latency on top of high capacity. By putting up a few MetroLinq 10G Omnis, Triad Wireless is able to quickly launch service in a neighborhood and later add more base-stations as the market demand grows.

Now Triad Wireless can offer 300Mbps service based on this new platform with the potential to grow to 500Mbps+ later as required. The company has successfully launched the first service in the Thunder Mountain neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona. IgniteNet's MetroLinq platform has brought new opportunities for expansion of the network and more than sufficient capacity for solid future growth.

Avoiding the increasingly crowded 5GHz spectrum really helps Triad to concentrate fully building out their business instead of troubleshooting problematic areas and also allows preserving traditional 2.4 and 5GHz bands for better Wi-Fi connectivity inside customers' premises. In addition, the fiber-like speeds achieved using the MetroLinq platform from IgniteNet enable Triad to quickly grow market share and offer very reliable and competitive services for existing and new customers ensuring that customers continue to have better choices in internet connectivity.

About Triad Wireless
Triad Wireless is a wireless engineering consulting firm and WISP operator based out of Phoenix, AZ and has been in business since 2002. We design systems that provide internet for users at prices that break the digital divide and the cable monopolies. For more information, please visit

About IgniteNet
Headquartered in Irvine, CA, IgniteNet is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMC Networks, Inc. IgniteNet has a proven track record of producing powerful, reliable, easy to deploy, and innovative cloud managed wireless solutions and the industry's lowest cost 60 GHz wireless technology through channel partners worldwide, focusing on Enterprises and Service Providers. For more information, please visit


SOURCE IgniteNet

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