Unlicensed Wireless PtP Links

Outdoor Wireless Link Services

We specialise in installing wireless bridges. Our experienced PtP engineers work in a variety of environments and work with you to install your unlicensed links. Please see our wireless bridge installation services for more information.

What is a unlicensed microwave link?

Unlicensed and light licence wireless links is the most cost effective of all links and can be deployed in a matter of days. Currently within the UK there are a few unlicensed WiFi frequencies that are used for point to point links and a few light licensed frequencies that provide interference free operation.

What is a light licensed microwave link?

A Light License is where the licensee pays a small licence fee to register his/her radio link with OFCOM.

OFCOM use the licence to inform other potential users of the spectrum that there is already a radio link or links in the area when they register their own link prior to deployment. This information is also used to resolve disputes should interference arise.

Frequencies used

  • Licence free spectrums are the 5Ghz, 24Ghz, and 60Ghz frequencies
  • Light licence spectrums operate in the 64-66GHz and 70/80GHz

Why consider unlicensed or light license links?

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

When are licensed links mostly used?

  • Organisations looking to create a LAN across multiple buildings on the same site
  • Organisations looking to reduce the cost of existing leased lines
  • In low density areas where RF interference is low or free

When to consider opting for a licenced over unlicensed?

  • High density areas suffering from RF interference
  • Mission-critical data transmission

Is unlicensed or light licenced 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.

Unlicensed solutions

Siklu PtP Wireless Solutions

Siklu millimetre-wave point-to-point radios offer interference-free gigabit capacity connectivity on the street for Wi-Fi hotspots, security cameras, GTTH – gigabit-to-the-home, small cells and other last mile broadband services.

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SIAE PtP Wireless Solutions

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.

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LigoWave PtP Wireless Solutions

Delivers aggregate TCP throughput capability of more than 200Mbps (100 Mbps full-duplex) combined with high packets-per-second performance of 65,000 per second with cloud based management.

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Other well know wireless manufacturers

Because we are agnostic with wireless manufacturers, we have installed and supported links supplied from many manufacturers. You might also be interested in reading about them;

Cambium Wireless Built to last, with over 3 billion field hours in operation, Cambium Networks Point-to-Point (PTP) radio solutions provide award-winning network performance in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands.
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BridgeWave A leading supplier of gigabit bridge connectivity solutions for service providers, governments, military and enterprise applications.
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