Cambium Networks Announces Wi-Fi Mode of Operation for ePMP™ 1000

By Cambium Networks   October 14, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 14, 2014Cambium Networks™, a global leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the release of software releases 2.3 and 2.4, which include support for Wi-Fi mode of operation to enable accelerated network migrations, Multicast support, lower latency and 5 and 10 MHz channel bandwidth options.

Software release 2.3 will be exhibited at Cambium Networks’ booth #125 at WISPAPALOOZA, October 13-17, 2014, along with two new products, ePMP Force 110 PTP and ePMP Force 110.

Wi-Fi mode allows ePMP subscriber modules to be installed in any existing point-to-multipoint network, and communicate with any access point in Wi-Fi mode. This capability can be used to upgrade any network without interrupting network services, thereby accelerating network migrations.

“With the release of Wi-Fi mode, you can now upgrade your network without a complete forklift. The new software available for ePMP 1000 opens up new opportunities for customers to offer addition services such as video surveillance, Wi-Fi hotspots and connection to sensors,” said Sakid Ahmed, senior director of engineering, Cambium Networks. “We will continue to evolve the ePMP platform to ensure we can support our customers’ media- rich applications and offer them best-in-class solutions.”

Software release 2.3 makes its debut with the ePMP Force 110 PTP and the ePMP Force 110, which can be configured as a subscriber module or access point. This release incorporates the latest updates to eCommandTM and eFortifyTM, which help monitor the network and handle interference.

Multicast support is also included in release 2.3, which allows network operators to dedicate the best data rate for IPTV subscribers so non-users aren’t adversely affected by this bandwidth-intensive application. Also included in 2.3 is a second Ethernet port ideal for attaching a video camera for CCTV or Wi-Fi hotspots.

Key features in Release 2.3 – available for BETA users

  • 5 and 10 MHz channel support
  • Wi-Fi subscriber module mode of operation
  • Command Line Interface (CLI) Access Support
  • Prioritization of management traffic
  • Networking feature: VoIP priority with VLAN
  • Networking feature: support for multicast

Key features in Release 2.4 – available in December 2014

  • ETSI DFS 1.7 Support
  • Low latency: 2 ms in PTP mode

The ePMP platform includes:

Additional information:

Download release 2.3 BETA software: ePMP Software

Download the product spec sheet: ePMP Force 110 PTP, ePMP Force 110

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About Cambium Networks:

Cambium Networks is a leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions that connect the unconnected. Through its extensive portfolio of reliable, scalable and secure wireless broadband point-to-point (PTP) and point-to-multipoint (PMP) platforms, Cambium Networks makes it possible for all service providers; enterprises; governmental and military agencies; oil, gas and utility companies; Internet service providers; and public safety networks to build powerful, easily sustainable communications networks. The company currently has over four million of its access and backhaul radios deployed in thousands of demanding networks in more than 150 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago and with R&D centers in the U.S., Ashburton, U.K. and Bangalore, India, Cambium Networks sells through a range of trusted global distributors. For more information, visit:


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