Motorola’s fixed, point-to-multipoint solution

PMP 320 wireless broadband solution offers service providers and enterprises high throughput and licensed 802.16e WiMAX interoperability for fixed outdoor solutions

December 15, 2009

PMP 320 wireless broadband solution offers service providers and enterprises high throughput and licensed 802.16e WiMAX interoperability for fixed outdoor solutions

The Enterprise Mobility Solutions business unit of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced it has added the PMP 320 wireless broadband access network solution to its proven and cost-effective point-to-multipoint (PMP) wireless broadband portfolio. Motorola’s latest solution offers network operators reliable, robust and secure wireless connectivity based on 802.16e standards, accelerating deployment time and reducing infrastructure costs. Designed to provide reliable and secure residential access, cost-effective enterprise connectivity or support for e-government applications, the PMP 320 can be co-located with existing Motorola PMP wireless broadband networks to offer service providers greater leverage from their existing access point locations.

“Motorola continues to advance its leadership position in the point-to-multipoint market by delivering innovative wireless broadband connectivity technologies that help our customers grow their business,” said Tony Cecchin, senior director for global product operations, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions. “By bringing to market a cost-effective and highly interoperable solution, Motorola is helping to protect the existing infrastructure investments of network operators while enabling them to extend service to new areas or offer new services to existing customers.”

Motorola’s PMP 320 fixed licensed outdoor access solution delivers fast, affordable connectivity in the 3.3 – 3.8 GHz licensed frequency bands, so customers can leverage their existing licenses for fixed wireless broadband connectivity. Optimized for fixed, outdoor applications, Motorola’s solution helps network operators and service providers keep infrastructure costs to a minimum. The PMP 320 features all-outdoor integrated radios and standards-based servers, so it does not require specialized gateways, routers or servers, resulting in installation that is quick and simple, yielding a faster time to market, lower costs and excellent return on investment.

The PMP 320 delivers high-performance solutions for operators holding licenses in three different frequency ranges: 3.3-3.4 GHz, 3.4-3.6 GHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz. Motorola’s solution supports standard WiMAX QoS profiles, is interoperable with WiMAX 802.16e CPEs, and uses standard AAA/ RADIUS servers for authentication. With 2×2 MIMO and matrix B functionality, 10 MHz channels, and 802.16e coding/error correction, the PMP 320 delivers high throughput with excellent coverage and link budgets.

“Motorola’s PMP 320 provides a reliable and secure connectivity solution that enables network operators and enterprise customers to leverage standards-based technology,” added Tim Mason, senior director for Wireless Network Solutions, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions. “Robust, standards-based networks deliver a new level of business agility for both public and private network operators.”

Motorola relies on a worldwide network of best-in-class partners to deliver enterprise mobility solutions that provide real-time information for better decisions and better results. With a level of industry experience and business acumen that can only be garnered through in-the-field experience, our partners add significant value to enterprise mobility solutions. The PMP 320 wireless broadband access network solution will be available worldwide through Motorola channel partners and Motorola sales in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Motorola delivers seamless connectivity that puts real-time information in the hands of users, which gives customers the agility they need to grow their business or better serve and protect the public. Working seamlessly together with its world-class devices, Motorola’s unrivaled wireless network solutions include indoor wireless LAN, outdoor wireless mesh, point-to-multipoint, point-to-point networks and voice-over-WLAN solutions. Combined with powerful software tools for wireless network design, best-of-breed security, management and troubleshooting, Motorola’s solutions deliver trusted networking and access anywhere to organizations across the globe.