Thursday, October 15, 2015

Ericsson Announces 802.11ac Cable Wi-Fi AP

Ericsson introduced the first 802.11ac Wave 2 access point.  The new Ericsson AP 6335 strand-mounted cable access point uses a DOCSIS modem for backhaul and multi-user MIMO for increased network capacity. It mounts directly on the hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) line to connect both power and backhaul. The AP 6335, part of Ericsson’s leading small cell portfolio, enables network deployment flexibility through standards-based protocols including Passpoint Release 2.0 and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).

The company said it has shipped more than 100,000 cable Wi-Fi access points shipped globally to date.