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CARC Receives WiMAX 2.5GHz Certification
WiMAX Forum certifies CARC's 500 Series family of Indoor CPE reference designs.
Saturday, May 02, 2009: C-DOT Alcatel-Lucent Research Centre (CARC), a WiMAX network solutions provider for high growth markets, has received the WiMAX Forum Certified seal of approval for the 2.5GHz band version of its 500 Series family of Indoor customer premises equipment (CPE) reference designs.
CARC's Mobile WiMAX certification will bring ironclad assurances on inter-operability with infrastructure for this category of low-cost CPE, thus speeding uptake of wireless broadband services, especially in high-growth economies, said the company.
"We are thrilled to have achieved this feat, as this cements CARC's on-going efforts towards bringing in open standard low cost CPEs designs to the mobile WiMAX ecosystem," commented Sridhar Venkatesh, chief executive officer, CARC. "The robust performance and the cost-effective design of the certified CPEs make them ideal to expand broadband and voice communications in both rural and urban markets."
CARC's 500 Series family of indoor CPEs reference design is based upon the SQN1130 chip from Sequans Communications. CARC's family of reference design product includes indoor and outdoor CPE, as well as USB dongles to meet the diverse needs of the WiMAX end-user device market.