Light Reading
Dutch WISP Mobilander closes a deal with Gemtek Systems for the deployment of access points, gateways, and power-over-Ethernet components for WiFi

Mobilander Picks Gemtek WiFi

Light Reading
LR Mobile News Feed
Light Reading
10/28/2003
50%
50%

AMSTERDAM and SOEST -- Mobilander, a leading Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) in the Netherlands, has closed a contract with Gemtek Systems for the deployment of access points, gateways and power-over-ethernet components. Mobilander uses Gemtek Systems carrier-grade solutions to continue the roll out of a public WLAN (802.11b) network in major public places across 5 towns (Amsterdam, Groningen, Delft, Enschede and Eindhoven) in the Netherlands.

The project encompasses the rollout of a wireless public infrastructure that serves multiple user groups. Similarly to wired networks VPN (Virtual Private Network) solutions, each closed user group will enjoy the highest level of security as the entire wireless broadband access network has been designed to meet the most stringent security requirements. To fulfil these requirements and in accordance to Wi-Fi standards, Gemtek Systems infrastructure for Mobilander deploys 802.1x authentication and secure transit of data traffic. These measures however, do not imply any added complexity to the end user access experience. In fact customers will still enjoy a seamless and user friendly access capability when using Mobilander's network.

The use of most conventional, enterprise hotspot components did not result in a compliance with the specific security requirements, Gemtek Systems total solutions do. As such Mobilander decided to use the all-encompassing solutions from Gemtek Systems, as these components proved their high flexibility and functionality and have been customised to fit the special requirements of this ambitious project.

Pieter van Hoogstraten, Mobilander's CEO: "Mobilander is well underway to deploy a major public wireless broadband infrastructure in the Netherlands. Part of this strategy is the rollout of a network for multiple user groups. Gemtek Systems proved to be a great help in the challenges we met in the design phase and we are very satisfied to have them as our leading supplier in this area."

"The complexity of the Mobilander roll-out has been challenging and exciting from the inception of this project. With our carrier-grade total solutions for public access we have successfully demonstrated our competitiveness and strong capability to deliver wireless infrastructure that carriers can rely upon to provide value adding services" says Massimo Fatato, President and CEO for Gemtek Systems Europe.

Gemtek Systems Inc.

(1)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
isolde100
50%
50%
isolde100,
User Rank: Light Beer
12/4/2012 | 11:18:29 PM
re: Mobilander Picks Gemtek WiFi
The news that Mobilander is going to deploy wireless networks in five cities in the Netherlands is really surprising. A friend of mine lives in the center of Utrecht and has a Mobilander account. Access to Mobilander's wireless network was down for THREE weeks! And that was not the first time, although that instance was the longest. When he complained, they could not figure out what to do to fix it. Three weeks is an awfully long "down" time. Mobilander should probably spend more time and money improving the reliability of its network in Utrecht before branching out to other cities.
Educational Resources
sponsor supplied content
Educational Resources Archive
Flash Poll
LRTV Custom TV
VeEX – Live from the Show

8|21|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
LRTV Custom TV
Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

8|19|14   |   5:19   |   (0) comments


Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

8|11|14   |   1:13   |   (0) comments


Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
LRTV Custom TV
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

7|28|14   |   02:54   |   (0) comments


Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint's Network Evolution

7|24|14   |   14:59   |   (0) comments


Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
LRTV Documentaries
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

7|24|14   |   18:43   |   (1) comment


Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
Light Reedy
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

7|24|14   |   1:25   |   (7) comments


Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
LRTV Custom TV
Driving the Network Transformation

7|23|14   |   4:29   |   (0) comments


Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
LRTV Custom TV
Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

7|18|14   |   5:38   |   (0) comments


With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
LRTV Custom TV
MRV Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

7|15|14   |   6:06   |   (0) comments


Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

7|15|14   |   5:49   |   (0) comments


Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
LRTV Custom TV
Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

7|9|14   |   3:41   |   (0) comments


Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
Upcoming Live Events!!
September 16, 2014, Santa Clara, CA
September 16, 2014, Santa Clara, CA
September 23, 2014, Denver, CO
October 29, 2014, New York City
November 6, 2014, Santa Clara
November 11, 2014, Atlanta, GA
December 9-10, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
June 9-10, 2015, Chicago, IL
Infographics
Today's Cartoon
Hot Topics
Level 3 Does Big Data Differently
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/21/2014
Comcast Streams Back to School
Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 8/21/2014
T-Mobile: Small Cells? We're Dense Already
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/22/2014
Sprint Drops Prices, But Also Speeds?
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 8/21/2014
Line-Powered Phone Lines: A Hot Topic Again
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/20/2014
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed