Business Wireless Connectivity in Houston – WiFi vs. Fixed Wireless services
Most people are familiar with Wi-Fi, the technology that is used to creates “hot spots” for Internet connectivity. A Wi-Fi network can be detected by any wireless device in the area. While some Wi-Fi networks, like home wireless networks, are encrypted and require the proper passwords and permissions to use, others, like those created in cafes or libraries, are purposefully set to allow all wireless devices in the area to connect to the network and use the bandwidth provided.
Business Wireless Connectivity in Houston With Fixed-Wireless From Airband
Fixed wireless service is different than WiFi in that it is designed for enterprise-grade service with the reliability, security and the quality of service expected by businesses. Fixed wireless networks leverage different types wireless technonlogy to provide service, from WiMAX to the traditional microwave technology. Fixed wireless services can cover longer ranges than WiFi, up to 20 miles with clear line of sight. It also offers enterprise-grade security. With Airband fixed wireless services, 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to protect our customers’ data. Reliability is ensured by leveraging multiple levels of signal modulation, with our radios automatically adjusting to the appropriate level to ensure performance. Our services are backed by an 100% uptime guarantee and we’re the only provider in the industry to at ensure service levels on jitter, latency and packet loss.
Installation of Airband service is quick and easy. A small antenna (subscriber unit) is mounted to the roof of your building with a clear line-of-sight to the nearest base station. Data is transmitted/received over a wireless signal between the subscriber unit and the base station antennas. The subscriber unit at your location is connected to your telco closet and can be connected directly into your office network via a CAT5 cable with a standard Ethernet connector.
Once Airband service is installed, bandwidth upgrades can be deploye quickly. Because our service is not contrained to the physical limitations of cable of fiber, we can turn up your bandwidth, in a matter of hours in most cases.
Call our Houston representatives at 1-888-413-2329 to learn more about fixed-wireless service and the advantages it has over wireline ISPs throughout the Houston metro area.