Sunday, August 17, 2008

Colubris Supplies WLAN for Kuala Lumpur Muni Network

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's federal capital, has begun a phased deployment of WLAN equipment from Colubris Networks to enable wireless computing across the city's commercial, residential and public areas.

Wireless@KL is one of the pioneer projects initiated by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM), together with Packet One Networks, a leading WiMAX operator, and it is to be rolled out under the "Klang Valley Broadband Push." Colubris wireless LAN equipment has been selected to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to Packet One's WiMAX infrastructure, enabling any Wi-Fi device, including laptops, PDAs, dual-mode phones, and other handheld devices, to access the Internet.

The installation of Colubris equipment is being handled by D-Synergy, one of Southeast Asia's leading infrastructure enablement companies.
The first phase of the Wireless@KL program is underway and will include the deployment of 1,500 access points throughout the city in commercial areas, offices, residential areas, community centres and other key public areas. It will offer wireless broadband with 80% coverage across the federal capital.

Colubris said Wireless@KL joins similar municipal projects in Paris, Singapore and Luzern that have recently deployed public Wi-Fi networks based on Colubris gear.http://www.colubris.com