Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Ellacoya Supplies Broadband Service Control for WISP

Ellacoya Networks has supplied its IP Service Control System to, a wireless Internet service provider (WISP) in Minnesota. is using the Ellacoya platform to identify and manage application traffic on its broadband network. gains granular visibility into application and subscriber usage, enabling it to manage traffic based on that data and to ensure fair usage. operates a broadband wireless mesh network powered by the Tropos Networks MetroMesh Architecture.

The Ellacoya system, consisting of Ellacoya's e30 switches and Service Logic Software (SLS) identifies application traffic flowing to and from's broadband wireless mesh network and the public IP network. It is configured to manage bandwidth-intensive applications, based on parameters set by the wireless service provider, to make certain they do not adversely affect the performance of other users nor consume excessive amounts of capacity. The result for has been increased customer satisfaction, reduction in customer service calls, and significant cost savings from not having to add more capacity to the network.