|Wavion and Minisoft SRL Partner to Provide Wi-Fi Internet Service for the City of Mangalia at the Black Sea, Romania
Yoqne’am, Israel, September 13, 2011 - Wavion™, a global leader in Wi-Fi solutions for service
providers, governments and enterprises, and Minisoft a local system integrator in Romania,
announced today the deployment of Wavion’s Wi-Fi base stations for high speed internet service
at the city of Mangalia and a strip of Black Sea coast.
The wide-area deployment is based on Wavion’s high performance two-way Beamforming
outdoor Wi-Fi base stations, and covers the entire city of Mangalia, including its port, as well as a
strip of 14 km Black Sea beaches south of Mangalia - Saturn, Venus, Jupiter, Neptune and
Olympus. The coverage includes major public places in Mangalia such as large park areas, the
house of culture, the municipal stadium and the main railway station.
The Wi-Fi network enables people on-the-go with smartphones, tablets and netbooks to connect
to Internet at speed of 500Kbps to 1Mbps and enjoy applications such as video, image transfer,
social networking and internet browsing. The network is further used for municipal building
connectivity and is also planed for public safety and outdoor workers.
“We have selected Wavion for the Wi-Fi deployment due to the unmatched coverage, capacity
and quality of service their base stations provide”, said Mr. Mihai Claudiu Tusac, the Mayor of
Mangalia. ”We are very pleased with our choice since it enabled us to easily cover both the city
and the black sea strip, and provide the needed capacity in this challenging outdoor
Wavion’s unique and powerful base stations, with their spatially adaptive two-way Beamforming
and powerful interference immunity suite, provide extended coverage and higher throughput in
outdoor environment, excelling in NLOS (non line of sight) conditions and heavy interference.
“Wavion is proud to be selected by the city of Managalia for its challenging city-wide project”, said
Zeev Farkash, Wavion's EVP of sales. “It is yet another proof of the added value of our unique
and powerful Beamforming technology to city-wide deployments, where it is required to
simultaneously support a large number of handheld devices.”
Wavion is a technology leader in outdoor Wi-Fi applications for metro and rural areas with
deployments in more than 70 countries. The company’s two-way digital Beamforming and
powerful Interference Immunity Suite are the first and only technology to resolve the significant
performance, penetration and profitability challenges facing large-scale metro and rural
deployments. Featuring Wavion Base Stations with 802.11n (WBSn) in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
unlicensed bands and in 700MHz licensed band, Wavion offers end-to-end solutions including
access, backhaul, CPEs, management and service provisioning tools. Wavion is privately held
and backed by Tel Aviv-based investors Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. and BRM Capital.
Wavion’s headquarters are located in Yoqne’am Israel, with worldwide offices in US, Brazil,
Mexico, Colombia, India, China, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Africa and Russia.
Additional information about Wavion is available at www.wavionnetworks.com.
About Minisoft SRL
Minisoft Romania is a leading metropolitan wireless network integrator based in Roman,
Romania, EU. Minisoft Romania “Metro Wireless” concept provides free internet access based on
advertising in browser technology. Minisoft was chosen by many municipalities and other local
administrations in Romania to build large scale networks serving communities in an effort to
provide broadband access in open spaces and public locations.
Additional information about Minisoft SRL is available at www.minisoft.ro
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