Neptuno, the largest wireless service provider in the Caribbean,
deploys JET PtMP with Beamforming
Pedro Andrés, Owner, Neptuno: “Even after hurricanes Maria and Irma struck Puerto Rico,
JET continued delivering high-speed service with zero interruption”
the global wireless broadband provider, today announced that Neptuno – the largest wireless broadband service provider in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, has massively deployed RADWIN’s JET beamforming point-to-multipoint solutions in its network to deliver high-speed broadband to enterprises and residential users.
Pedro Andrés, Owner, Neptuno: “Our WiMAX network didn’t meet customers’ bandwidth demands and we searched for alternate solutions. We tested RADWIN’s JET PtMP base stations in a very noisy environment where there was rampant interference from dozens of ISPs all working in the same area. We were blown away by the results. Capacity and performance skyrocketed with JET. Additionally, the fact that JET is so compact and lightweight allows us to install the equipment on towers where space is limited, and the easy installation and configuration process facilitates fast implementation and rollout. With JET, we’re getting more bandwidth with less equipment and paying less for tower space.”
Concluded Andrés: “Now that we’ve completed the first phase of JET rollout we couldn’t be happier. JET is extremely robust and reliable and overcomes major challenges to connectivity. In Puerto Rico the topography has high density vegetation and mountains that create a lot of non-line-of-sight issues, especially in rural areas, while in the urban metro areas there is high interference. Also the extensive rain periods and high humidity can adversely impact the equipment, but despite these challenges RADWIN’s JET solutions operate without a hitch. Even after hurricanes Maria and Irma which hit the island last year, RADWIN’s systems continued working with zero interruption.”
Alvaro Gonzalez Bancalari, RADWIN GM CALA: “We are proud to have been selected by Neptuno, a leader in wireless broadband communications. This latest win attest to the value that our solutions deliver to service providers who want to guarantee carrier-grade service to their business and residential customers.”