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Public safety – wireless has your back Public safety is of paramount importance and therefore the communications networks that support those organizations – from emergency response to border security – are crucial. They must always work, no matter what. Yet, … Continue reading

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 A New Perspective on Wireless Site Maintenance This morning I watched a video about acorns stored in an antenna – it’s only one minute long, well worth the watch. It was posted in 2009 but seems to have gained a … Continue reading

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The third and final part (for now!) of our series on licensed microwave systems is “Licensed Microwave Radio FAQ – Canada (Industry Canada)”. Andy Moss, Alliance’s resident broadband wireless guru, has prepared a great list to guide you on licensed … Continue reading

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Licensed microwave offers a lot of advantages when it comes to wireless backhaul. However, the biggest detractor is the fact that you have to figure out how to actually license it with the FCC and, of course, pay for the … Continue reading

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Once you have determined that you need a broadband wireless network, you find you have a lot more decisions to make. There are different technologies, different manufacturers and even the option of using licensed or unlicensed spectrum. To help you … Continue reading

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After a lengthy wait I was greeted this week with some great news in my inbox from our friends at Industry Canada Spectrum Group. Some progress has indeed been made with what we call the 70/80 GHz frequency band. Here’s … Continue reading

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Last week Alliance exhibited at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, Alberta, the heart of Canada’s oil and gas industry. Our crew shared an outdoor booth with several partners, all of whom were showcasing wireless solutions for the oil and … Continue reading

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No, MIMO is NOT the latest animated Disney character or fancy new bathroom sink. In the case of WiFi 802.11n, MIMO is an acronym for “multi-in/multi-out”, a new way to say there is more than one unique data stream sent … Continue reading

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The Point-To-Point Estimator is a free, very useful web based tool for anyone installing point to point links. The PtP Estimator allows you to determine quickly whether a point-to-point link will work between two locations that you specify. It enables … Continue reading

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We here at Alliance are excited about the new 70/80 GHz band being opened up for Broadband Wireless here in Canada. This will create some real opportunities for our customers and their customers to easily set up truly wide-band 1 … Continue reading

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