Extend Your LAN or Wireless LAN

NCI technicians can design wireless point-to-point and point-to-multipoint solutions that offer your organization the ability to stay connected when a wired network configuration is not practical or the optimal choice.

WIRELESS POINT-TO-POINT/MULTIPOINT

Wireless point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communication systems provide sustained connectivity despite the presence of a variety of obstacles. These types of wireless systems typically are used to extend existing local area networks or wireless local area networks that are physically separated.

NCI’s experts work with:

  • Line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight technology
  • Variable distance microwave-based networks
  • Variable distance mesh networks
Call us at 800-783-2293 for more information or to schedule a consultation on creating a wireless point-to-point or point-to-multipoint solution for your organization.

Range Varies Depending on the Need for Speed

The effective range of a wireless bridge (either point-to-point or point-to-multipoint) is largely dependent on line of sight availability. Non-line-of-sight wireless bridges often link locations many miles apart. The lower frequencies at which they operate limit data transmission speeds to about 300 Mbps. Line-of-sight links are much closer and can operate at significantly higher transmission speeds.

Wireless Bridges Are Very Secure

Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint bridges are more secure than you might think. In fact, they are more secure than other wireless networks. The combination of 256-bit encryption within the system, supported by most licensed and unlicensed point-to-point hardware, and proprietary encryption algorithms between matched pairs of radios make it nearly impossible to hack through security on a point-to-point wireless bridge.

In addition, higher-frequency links operate on short wavelengths outside the scope of capturing devices. The short wavelengths also mean any potential intruder would have to position themselves directly in the path of a very small beam to even attempt to access the signal.

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