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LightPointe Deploys 60 GHz Point-to-Point Radios to Connect Buildings of a Leading Building Component Manufacturer, Panel Specialists

LightPointe, a leading manufacturer of millimeter wave point-to-point radios and laser bridges used for ultra high capacity building-to-building connectivity, has deployed its Gigabit capacity AireLink 60 radios for a major manufacturer in the building components industry, Panel Specialists, Inc. Panel Specialists has multiple buildings which needed connection to its Local Area Network. The company has installed both upper millimeter wave and laser technology wireless bridges, and has repeatedly turned to LightPointe, a San Diego-based manufacturer.

“When a repeat customer continues to put their trust in LightPointe, it’s both humbling and a responsibility for us to continue to exceed their expectations,” said John Taylor, VP of Sales for LightPointe. “Five years ago, Panel Specialists installed their first LightPointe Wireless Fiber links. Due to their success in the building components industry, their business has grown and they acquired additional buildings. The AireLink 60 was selected to connect the buildings due to its all-weather operation, licensee free operation, and nine levels of Adaptive Coding and Modulation which continuously optimizes the links.”

Enterprises, telecom carriers, and government agencies install wireless bridges to avoid trenching for fiber, or avoid never-ending leased line fees. Today’s wireless bridges are extremely secure and can provide better data security than public networks, which helps avoid cybersecurity threats.

“When growth of our business and expansion to new buildings occurred, I gave LightPointe a call for recommendations on how to connect our LAN reliably and cost effectively,” said Mike Love, network systems administrator for Panel Specialists. “I chose the AireLink 60 for multiple point-to-point links. What made the decision easy is that we’ve experienced no problems with our wireless bridges installed in 2012. Plus, all of LightPointe’s products share similar user interfaces and helpful installation and alignment features, which enables us to control and monitor our links. They’re so easy to deploy, our IT department did the installation.”

About LightPointe

LightPointe (www.LightPointe.com) manufactures wireless Gigabit capacity bridges for enterprises and 4G / 5G LTE. The company is also the leader in Ultra Low Latency (ULL) wireless bridges for High Frequency Trading (HFT) networks.

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