Category Archives: Proxim

Sify Picks Proxim For WiMAX

Sify Limited, India’s leading ISP, has opted for Proxim Wireless’s 5.8 GHz Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX-ready product line to serve as its core platform for last-mile access and other mobile features. The decision came following an eight-month testing and evaluation of products from various vendors. MP.11, which enables WiMAX capabilities for unlicensed frequency bands, houses shock-resistantContinue Reading

Proxim Unveils Mesh Nodes With Wireless Backhaul

Proxim Wireless is now offering WiFi mesh base nodes with wireless backhaul in licensed or unlicensed spectrum. MeshMAX is a system that integrates AP4000MR, the company’s outdoor mesh nodes, with broadband wireless radios for backhaul, which can be either 802.16d fixed WiMAX in the 3.5GHz range or Proxim’s “pre-WiMax” MP11 base station in unlicensed spectrumContinue Reading

Terabeam Grabs Proxim’s Assets

The saga surrounding the fate of struggling wireless kit vendor Proxim Corp. has taken another surprise twist, with an announcement that the company is to be acquired by broadband wireless player Terabeam Wireless for approximately $28 million. Via []Continue Reading

Wireless Firm Proxim Sells Itself For $21m

Troubled wireless networking firm Proxim announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement which effectively sells “substantially all its assets” to networking group Moseley Associates. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim Introduces Pre-WiMax Product

Proxim has unveiled the Tsunami MP.11 Model 5054-R, the next product in a generation of point-to-multipoint outdoor fixed wireless devices that will serve as a part of a migration platform to WiMax solutions expected in the second half of 2005. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim Unveils Wi-Fi Management, SMB Access Point

Proxim on Monday unveiled the ORiNOCO Smart Wireless Suite, designed to help enterprises plan, deploy and manage their Wi-Fi networks. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim Brings On Wireless Switch Substitute

Proxim has started selling a software suite to knit access points together and contend with purpose-built wireless switches from other vendors. The suite is made up of a range of software from third parties. Via []Continue Reading

Wi-Fi World Under Threat From Symbol Patent

Wireless vendor Symbol Systems has told us it will be seeking a big license fee from all Wi-Fi equipment vendors for an infringed patent. And according to one manufacturer, Proxim, it stands a good chance of getting it. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim, Symbol Make Nice After Settlement

Today, Holtsville, N.Y.-based Symbol Technologies and WLAN equipment-making rival Proxim of Sunnyvale, Calif., announced a settlement and partnership deal bringing to a conclusion the company’s patent lawsuits of the last few years. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim, Intel To Develop WiMax Reference Kit

Intel and wireless equipment maker Proxim today said they would collaborate on the development of WiMAX kit for both ends of the broadband wireless link. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim Sails Up Agere’s Orinoco

Proxim is to buy the ORiNOCO-branded WLAN equipment business from Agere Systems for $65m in cash. Following the acquisition, Proxim claims it will have market leadership in the 802.11 sector. Via []Continue Reading

Proxim And Western Multiplex Agree To Merge

Proxim Inc. and Western Multiplex Corp. have agreed to combine their companies, bringing Proxim’s wireless LAN expertise under the same roof as Western Multiplex’s fixed broadband wireless access and backhaul technologies. The combined company, which will retain the Proxim name, will have an end-to-end wireless networking solution for enterprise LANs, campus networking, last-mile access andContinue Reading