Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, today announced the launch of its Fixed Wireless solution in Boston, Mass., providing a high-speed access alternative to businesses looking for even more robust network connectivity.
Windstream’s Fixed Wireless is a technology solution for carrier-grade Ethernet and Internet-over-Ethernet connectivity delivered by digital microwave technology, and is currently offered in Chicago, Ill., New York, N.Y., Northern New Jersey, N.J., and Milwaukee, Wis.
“Today’s businesses are looking for diverse and reliable connectivity, driving productivity and growth goals,” said Joseph Harding, Windstream’s enterprise executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Windstream’s Fixed Wireless solution is an ideal option for businesses seeking diverse, high-bandwidth, enterprise-class Ethernet and networking solutions. This cost-effective alternative to fiber optic or copper/coax networks offers our enterprise customers quick service installation, along with the high speed and security they need.”
Windstream’s Fixed Wireless supports Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) or Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks with Quality of Service (QoS) and delivers scalable bandwidth for speeds up to 1Gps, as well as terrestrial diversity. With the use of digital microwave technology, Windstream externally installs a microwave radio on rooftops of business building to beam transmissions from one radio to another, delivering fast, reliable and secure business-grade Internet that does not interfere with buried utilities.Backed by Windstream’s Enterprise Data Service Level Agreement (SLA), 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) monitoring and field technician service, Windstream’s Fixed Wireless solution is the next generation of Ethernet and Internet networking.