Proxim Corporation, a leader in wireless networking equipment for Wi-Fi and wide area networks, announced recently that Guangdong Unicom, a provincial subsidiary of China Unicom Limited, has selected Proxim’s Tsunami MP point-to-multipoint broadband wireless products to establish China’s largest high capacity wireless network, delivering Voice over IP and Internet connections throughout China’s Guangdong province.
Guangdong Unicom is the first provincial operator to deploy a large-scale network in the 5.8GHz spectrum. The provider has already purchased 180 base station units for the project and will deploy Proxim’s Tsunami MP in cities throughout Guangdong, one of China’s largest and most entrepreneurial provinces. Guangdong province, bordering Hong Kong in southern China, has the highest GDP and highest amount of imports and exports in the country, and is China’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment. Continue >>