There has been significant growth in backhaul products operating in millimeter frequency range recently. Being subject to rain attenuation, and because different environments can have different characteristic attenuations, careful and precise calculation of theoretical distances is critical. Continue reading
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has operated the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) since its inception in the 1950s. Program scientists perform a variety of critical research projects there that rely heavily on communications with the outside world—for transmission of research data for analysis, for contact with other researchers in the U.S. and other regions of the world, for personal communications between the Antarctica staff and their families and others, and for many other purposes.
Chugach Electric’s network migration began in 2010, when they first identified upcoming issues with their existing network, which consisted of end-of-life hardware and capacity bottlenecks. The migration was critical to ensure traffic across operations that covered an expansive footprint remained flowing and without any issues and to be also to evolve the network to enable allow future technologies, services, and applications. Continue reading
Those familiar with the microwave industry can tell you that over the last 20 years (despite the evolution in mobile apps, cloud, automation) and apart from a few exceptions, there hasn’t been much change in the processes used to design, purchase, build, install, and maintain microwave networks. Continue reading