Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Comcast Invests in BelAir for Metro Wireless Mesh

BelAir Networks, a start-up offering wireless broadband solutions for metro-scale deployments, completed a Series C financing led by Comcast Interactive Capital (CIC) and McLean Watson Capital. The Series C financing brings the total investment in BelAir Networks to US $44 million.

BelAir Networks has developed Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) access points that incorporates wireless access, wireless backhaul and switching into easy-to-install, environmentally hardened outdoor nodes.
BelAir is deployed in 100 networks worldwide, including seven networks for Multiple System Operators (MSOs). http://www.belairnetworks.com

  • BelAir Networks is based in Kanata, Ontario.

  • In January 2005, Lucent Technologies agreed to resell wide-area Wi-Fi solutions from BelAir Networks. Lucent Worldwide Services will also enhance BelAir's offer by providing a full suite of services including deployment, maintenance, professional and managed services.


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