Minim | June 14, 2022
via NewMediaWire – Minim, Inc. the creator of intelligent WiFi software and Motorola home networking products under an exclusive global brand license, today announces a second shelf expansion this week in Target stores across the United States. In the coming weeks, Target shoppers with Gigabit speed broadband and Xfinity Voice plans will have the option to purchase the Motorola MT8733 DOCSIS 3.1 WiFi 6 modem/router, Motorola MB8600 and Motorola MB8611 DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems, Motorola MG8702 DOCSIS 3.1 WiFi 5 modem/router and Motorola MT7711 DOCSIS 3.0 WiFi 5 modem/router to save on rental fees while improving their home network security and performance.
“We are excited to increase value for the Target shopper by providing better intelligent networking options in stores across the country, Our Motorola modem and modem/router products are widely recognized by consumers for their top-notch performance that handles their home networking needs, from gaming to UHD video streaming and more.”
Jeff Rodning, Director of Retail Sales at Minim
Recent market research published by the Parks Associates reveals that over 36% of consumers purchase their smart home devices through the retail channel, more than triple the 11% of consumers who purchase through their Internet Service Provider. Adding five of Motorola’s best-in-class intelligent networking devices to Target stores across the US will help to meet the smart home shopper’s demand for a diversity of product options available in-store on their terms.
Product Highlight: Motorola MT8733
The MT8733, Motorola’s first DOCSIS 3.1 modem/WiFi 6 router with two phone lines for Xfinity Voice is a high-performance modem/router designed exclusively for Comcast Xfinity customers. The shelf expansion of the MT8733 to brick-and-mortar stores marks the first time that shoppers with wireless service from Comcast Xfinity can shop for intelligent networking devices in-store on their own terms. Now available online and in stores at Target for $409.99, this product delivers:
DOCSIS 3.1 support
Built-in AX6000 4x4 router
One 2.5 Gig Ethernet port and three 1 Gig Ethernet ports for wired connections
Two phone lines for reliable communications and support for Comcast’s enhanced call features, including caller ID, call forwarding, and conference calling
The motosync app, powered by Minim, for advanced network management, security, parental controls, and more— included at no additional charge
New on shelves: Motorola MB8600 & Motorola MB8611 cable modems
Certified by Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Spectrum, and other major cable providers
New on shelves: Motorola MG8702 DOCSIS 3.1 WiFi 5 modem/router
Powerful AC3200 router
Recommended for speeds up to 1 Gbps
Certified by Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Spectrum, and other major cable providers
New on shelves: Motorola MT7711 DOCSIS 3.0 WiFi 5 modem/router
Powerful AC1900 router
Recommended for speeds up to 1900 Mbps
Certified by Comcast Xfinity with 2 phone lines designed to support Xfinity Voice
Minim, Inc was born in 1977 as a networking company and now delivers intelligent software to protect and improve the WiFi connections we depend on to work, learn, and live. Minim’s cloud platform powers intuitive apps and a variety of routers, helping customers take control of their connected experience and privacy. Headquartered in Manchester, N.H., Minim holds the exclusive global license to design and manufacture consumer networking products under the Motorola brand.
About Motorola Strategic Brand Partnerships
For over 90 years the Motorola brand has been known around the world for high quality, innovative and trusted products. Motorola’s Strategic Brand Partnership program seeks to leverage the power of this iconic brand by teaming with dynamic companies who offer unique, high quality products that enrich consumer’s lives. Strategic brand partners work closely with Motorola engineers while developing and manufacturing their products, ensuring that their products meet the exacting safety, quality, and reliability standards that consumers have come to expect from Motorola.
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Cambium Networks | July 07, 2022
Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced that they have delivered the initial order of Microwave Line-of-Sight radios to Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) as a part of the the SSS program. ATSC is the prime contractor for the $191 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the U.S. Army's SSS program of record and a leader in force protection systems and border and maritime surveillance systems. The single award IDIQ contract with ATSC has an estimated completion date in 2029.
"Federal security surveillance systems demand the best available performance and must include the most stringent security and rugged capabilities, Cambium Networks' defense portfolio fully meets or exceeds these requirements. We are proud to contribute to another strong national defense communications program."
Bryan Sheppeck, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Cambium Networks
Cambium Networks' federal and defense solutions are vetted wireless communications for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure applications with the following certifications:
JF12 spectrum certification
Multiple layers of FIPS-validated security including physical, certificate, and over-the-air-rekey security
TAA Compliant hardware and ancillary items
Cambium Networks provides a comprehensive suite of hardware, software and managed solutions that support multi-gigabit connectivity for federal, municipal, enterprise and service provider applications. The comprehensive wireless fabric portfolio of Wi-Fi access points, switches and fixed wireless technologies—all unified by the cnMaestro™ cloud management system—enables networks to run efficiently and easily scale to meet increasing demand.
About Cambium Networks
Cambium Networks delivers wireless communications that work for businesses, communities, and cities worldwide. Millions of our radios are deployed to connect people, places, and things with a unified wireless fabric that spans multiple standards and frequencies of fixed wireless and Wi-Fi, all managed centrally via the cloud. Our multi-gigabit wireless fabric offers a compelling value proposition over traditional fiber and alternative wireless solutions. We work with our Cambium certified ConnectedPartners to deliver purpose-built networks for service provider, enterprise, industrial, and government connectivity solutions in urban, suburban, and rural environments, with wireless that just works.
Reach Mobile | June 08, 2022
Reach Mobile today formally announced the company has secured an additional $8 Million in funding, bringing its two-quarter fundraise to $16 Million, for a total of $35.6 Million in funding to date. The company also announced the formal introduction of ReachNEXT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that accelerates and streamlines how companies bring network-based services to market. ReachNEXT offers a one-stop-shop for launching and operating use cases such as MVNO, Fixed Wireless Access, Failover Internet, and IOT with unprecedented simplicity and speed. Clients of ReachNEXT range from emerging lifestyle brands to broadband providers reaching millions of homes.
Virtually everything needed to operate a network-based service can be found in the cloud-native platform, including the front-end customer experiences, back office customer care and operations portals, and the network integration itself. Capabilities include billing, policy, catalog and data plan management, provisioning, layered security, and customer care, which can be deployed as an end-to-end solution, plug-and-play modules, or REST APIs.
"Demand for turnkey mobile and fixed wireless offerings is skyrocketing, particularly among ISPs, The platform provides a clear path to market for innovative offers that have previously taken years and millions to build."
Reach Mobile CEO, Harjot Saluja
"Reach is popularizing the idea that network-based services can be launched quickly and easily by companies without wireless expertise," said Jake Maas, Executive Vice President at Graham Holdings Company, a lead investor in Reach Mobile's recent $8 million funding round. "We're excited to help Reach double-down in the domestic broadband space and fuel growth in new geographies and use cases."
"ReachNEXT is built on the premise that cloud-native and software-defined networks will redefine how networks are leveraged and drive new monetization opportunities for carriers, solution providers, and enterprises," added Saluja. "It's our mission to make network-based services quicker to launch and easier to manage, and we believe the entire mobile ecosystem stands to benefit."
About Reach Mobile
Reach Mobile has integrated with more than 50 carriers across 75 countries and currently supports 40mm monthly active users with its first use case, toll-free data. Reach Mobile believes that connecting people and things to network possibilities will ultimately create a better world. With offices in Boston, Bangalore, and Ottawa, Reach Mobile is fueled by a decade of wireless expertise and the innovative spirit of a startup. Reach Mobile is the creator of ReachNEXT, a global SaaS platform that radically simplifies how network-based services are launched and operated.
networking | June 16, 2022
Wireless pioneer Betacom, an enabler of Industry 4.0 through private 5G wireless networks, today announced its selection by Google Cloud to accelerate delivery of private 5G networks in the U.S. through its newly announced private networks solution portfolio, built on Google Distributed Cloud (GDC) Edge. This joint effort will accelerate enterprise deployment of technologies that power Industry 4.0.
“Betacom has deep experience in wireless networking design and deployment, and we are enthusiastic about its participation in our new private networks solutions portfolio on Google Distributed Cloud Edge,” said Tanuj Raja, Global Director, Strategic Partnerships at Google Cloud. “Private 5G networks are critical to innovation in the United States and our joint efforts to streamline their delivery will ensure that companies of all sizes have access to high-quality solutions.”
Betacom 5GaaS, a fully-managed, end-to-end private wireless service, gives U.S. enterprises access to cost-effective, high-performance 5G networks, with network management delivered via its cloud-based Security and Service Operations Center (SSOC) built on Zero Trust design principles. The company has a long and successful history of building wireless infrastructure for mid-to-large enterprises and the expertise to meet the private wireless needs of the manufacturing, airlines and warehousing sectors.
Betacom networks are deployed in close collaboration with Airspan Networks Inc., a subsidiary of Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. (NYSE American: MIMO), which provides 5G radio access networks, and Druid Software, which provides the 5G core software. Airspan’s end-to-end Open RAN (Radio Access Network) solution is at the forefront of CBRS shared spectrum connectivity and was the first in the U.S. to have its 5G CBRS small cells certified by the Federal Communications Commission. Druid Software’s Raemis 5G core is a 3GPP compliant 5G/4G core network designed specifically for critical enterprise communications requiring variable scalability. The platform is differentiated by its ability to prioritize and “slice” devices while providing them with a guaranteed quality of service.
“Google has been at the forefront of shared spectrum access in the United States from the very beginning, and has a strong leadership position in the development and deployment of Google Distributed Cloud Edge across the globe, We are pleased to be one of the initial partners that Google Cloud is working closely with to deliver its new private networks solutions portfolio on Google Distributed Cloud Edge, and look forward to working with our joint customers to support their Industry 4.0 initiatives.”
Johan Bjorklund, CEO of Betacom
Betacom offers the first fully managed private 5G network, building on its long history as a wireless infrastructure provider to AT&T, T Mobile, and Verizon. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, the company has regional offices throughout the country. Having completed more than 800 large-scale design and deployment projects, Betacom inspires confidence among their customers who have worked closely with them to meet their pressing high-performance connectivity needs. Its private 5G wireless service is the first managed service of its kind in the United States.