Licensed Microwave Links

What is a licensed microwave link?

Licensed microwave links offer exclusivity to frequencies in the 7GHz to 40GHz spectrum.

Also known as "fixed wireless backhaul", licensed links are becoming more popular as a result of noise interference in the unlicensed wireless spectrum, such as 2.4Ghz or 5.8GHz.

Licensed microwave wireless bridge radios provide security from the risk of wireless interference from other outdoor radio frequency systems. This is the major reason to opt for a licenced unit where interference can degrade an unlicensed outdoor wireless bridge system’s performance and in some cases even prevent the system from functioning at all.

Why consider microwave links?

Licensed microwave link systems are engineered to provide predictable gigabit speeds with reliability of 99.999% uptime with no interference. We handle licence requests on a daily basis and take care of the paper work for acquiring the licences for our customers. The costs of licences vary.

When are licensed links mostly used?

  • Organisations looking to create a long distance LAN connections
  • Organisations looking to reduce the cost of existing leased lines
  • In high density areas suffering from RF interference
  • Mission critical data requiring 99.999% uptime
  • Telecommunications, campus networks, IP, PDH and SDH networks, intranets and LAN connections

When to consider opting for an unlicensed over licenced

  • Low density areas not suffering from RF interference
  • Budget constraints
  • Non-critical data transmission

Is Microwave right for you?

If you are looking for the simple answer, why not give DigitalAir a call free on 0800 310 2050.  Our very experienced technical team are happy to discuss your requirements and advise on the best solution, no pressure, no sales pitch.

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SIAE MICROELETTRONICA designs and manufactures leading edge products which are fully up-to-date with the latest technology requirements and ready for future network applications.

SIAE bring more than 60 years experience and innovation to provide you with most suited optimised network solutions that match your needs.

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Ceragon Networks

As the world’s leading wireless backhaul specialist, Ceragon Networks ensures that mobile and fixed-line carriers, as well as private network operators have the transmission capacity to reliably deliver the voice and premium data services that we all rely on.

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BridgeWave

A leading supplier of gigabit RF connectivity solutions for service provider, government, military and enterprise applications. Extend network operator fiber to provide high-capacity access and backhaul, and extending enterprise LANs between sites.

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