With the integration of data, voice and video continuing, the pressure to broaden and expand the wireless backhaul support continues. Hence, despite the year-end, innovative products, solutions and technologies continued to enter the wireless backhaul space.
Speaking of acquisitions, wireless service and solutions provider CalAmp recently revealed that it has acquired Wireless Matrixhe transaction is expected to be completed in March 2013., a Herndon, VA-based wireless data communications company. According to the terms of the agreement, CalAmp (News - Alert) will acquire the U.S subsidiary of Wireless Matrix for a payment of $53 million.T
With this acquisition, CalAmp is planning to leverage Wireless Matrix’s mobile workforce management and asset tracking applications for customers in its core verticals as well as expand its turnkey offerings.
Also this week, it was revealed that Ubiquiti’s (News - Alert) product offerings were based on a recent discussion the company’s Vice President of engineering, Gary Schulz had with RCR Wireless News. Schulz explained Ubiquiti’s philosophy and how that translates into product offerings for the emerging markets.
In this discussion, Schulz depicts Ubiquiti as the world’s largest and most profitable manufacturer of wide-area wireless broadband gear. As per the report, Schulz added, “Recently, Ubiquiti has moved to proprietary platforms and technology development of greater complexity and higher levels of performance.
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