Looking to revolutionize the economics for the delivery of WiMAX data, voice and WiFi (News - Alert) services, the Networks business of Motorola, Inc. has announced the expansion of its award-winning portfolio of WiMAX (News - Alert) devices and customer premises equipment (CPE). The company has now added CPEi 800 and the CPEi 885 to its portfolio.
With the help of these two devices, operators can reduce cost, increase market penetration and reduce customer churn. While the CPEi 885 provides power-packed capability and functionality to support the increased demand for home-networking needs, the CPEi 800 meets the diverse needs of operators and their subscribers for a high-performance, data-only modem. Operators can now easily deliver high-speed Internet access with the help of these products.
Earlier, The company had delivered CPEi 825 wireless broadband modem supports data and voice with an integrated voice over IP (VoIP) port. It builds upon the functionality of earlier CPEs in the portfolio to deliver improved uplink performance, network operations, management and self diagnostics.
"Motorola (News - Alert) continues to deliver greater innovation and diversity in our product lines to meet today's demands for advanced home-networking solutions," said Fred Gabbard, vice president of product management, Motorola Networks. "These additions to our portfolio demonstrate our commitment to WiMAX, ensuring our operator customers have the right products, at the right time, to advance their businesses," added Fred Gabbard.
Connecting the subscriber to high-speed access in seconds, the user-friendly compact CPEi 800 requires no installation. Its fully internal antennas are optimized for high orientation gain, with easy-to-read signal strength indicators. Built on the fourth-generation common platform used throughout Motorola's CPE portfolio, the CPEi 885 is believed to be a step forward from the widely deployed CPEi 775.
Recently, Boost Mobile, one of Sprint's (News - Alert) prepaid brands, announced the launch of Motorola i296 as a perfect complement to the Boost Mobile $50 Monthly Unlimited plan, which includes nationwide unlimited voice, text messaging, Web, e-mail, calls to 411, and instant messaging without an annual contract. For those Monthly Unlimited customers with an iDEN Series handsets, nationwide walkie-talkie service is also included.