Broadband Briefs for 5/24/07
* Nextlink chooses Ceragon’s wireless Ethernet solution
Nextlink Wireless Inc. has selected Ceragon Network’s FibeAir wireless Ethernet solution for its broadband wireless services, including high-speed Ethernet and private line access.
The solutions allow Nextlink to deliver carrier-grade Ethernet and TDM solutions at speeds from 45 Mbps to 622 Mbps (OC-12). The carrier is deploying the FibeAir product family in the 28-31 GHz licensed band.
* Concurrent names Everstream prez
Concurrent has appointed S. Ronald Foster president of Everstream, a wholly-owned subsidiary providing interactive data collection and reporting technology.
Foster most recently served as VP of corporate development for Raptor Networks. He has also held executive positions at OpVista, GTECH and Scientific Atlanta.
* Cablevision adds HD sports channels
Cablevision Systems has added the high-def versions of Versus and the Golf Channel to its HD line-up, at no additional cost to subscribers. The additions mean customers will get to see the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, as well as PGA Tour coverage.