42Networks, a Stockholm and Shanghai based provider of broadband telephony products and services, and DOVADO FZ-LLC, a company based in the Dubai Internet City with its extension in Stockholm, have launched the Dovado WRG (Wireless Residential Gateway) in which 42Networks has integrated its embedded VoIP module.
The 42Networks’ integrated embedded VoIP solution allows subscriber to get IP Telephony by connecting standard analogue phones to the WRG.
The WRG enables Internet access and telephony with a mobile broadband PC-card. The WRG supports different mobile broadband technologies such as 3G/HSDPA, 3G/UMTS-TDD, Flash-OFDM and iBurst. For the subscriber, the WRG offers a WiFi Access Point interface along with a LAN port for routed Internet access.
42Networks has also developed a remote management tool (DOVADO Gateway Manager), which simplifies the provisioning and O&M of WRG units.
“Dovado’s WRG for mobile broadband access is suitable for different technologies such as 3G/HSDPA. We are providing a high-end device, which enables high bandwidth to the subscriber and fulfills ultimate mobile broadband home experience. We are very satisfied in having such an experienced and valued partner for our VoIP solution as 42Networks guaranteeing the high quality of the VoIP part of our solution” says Erik Arthur, CEO of DOVADO.
“It is a pleasure to work with such a forward looking and innovative company as Dovado within an accelerating Mobile Broadband market. 42Networks’ embedded VoIP solution with its carrier class VoIP features fulfills all requirements of the various demanding mobile broadband markets. We are looking forward to further projects and challenges within this booming area” says Henrik Scharp, CEO 42Networks.
The first customer, who commercially deploys WRGs, is UK Broadband Ltd., a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based PCCW, operating a wireless broadband network based on 3G/UMTS-TDD technology in United Kingdom. The customer’s demand is to have one residential unit supporting data and voice services in a wireless home environment offering carrier-grade voice quality and remote management.
42Networks develops and sells products and system solutions for broadband telephony. Our customers are telephony service providers and broadband operators. Our products are currently in commercial operation in more than 30 countries. We are based in Kista, Stockholm, Sweden and in Shanghai, China.
DOVADO is an innovative supplier of unique products and solutions for operators in order to introduce telecom services in new broadband wireless networks. DOVADO recognizes communication as a basic human right, and should be available across all boundaries of society and geography. DOVADO FZ-LLC is based in Dubai Internet City, with R&D Representative Office in Stockholm, Sweden.