Askey picks Airgain for major North American MSO



Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a global provider of wireless connectivity platforms, has announced it has been chosen by Askey Computer Corporation, a provider of wireless communication devices, to provide embedded antenna technology for Askey´s next generation RT4230W 802.11ac dual-band router, the company said.

The new router incorporates IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi support, providing maximum home coverage and gigabit throughput speeds for the end users of a major North American cable broadband supplier.

Askey´s RT4230W router utilizes an advanced embedded antenna solution, supporting dual band, 4×4 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi to incorporate the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 technology. Wave 2 Wi-Fi provides nearly double the bandwidth of Wave 1, up to 2.3Gbps, and supports multiuser Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MU-MiMo). Airgain´s antenna design allows the RT4230W router to achieve powerful throughput and coverage while maintaining a small and modern form factor.

This collaboration is another example of Airgain´s success through providing technology that delivers high performance solutions for products that rely on powerful connectivity. Airgain engineers and design specialists continue to work closely with major carriers, chipset suppliers, OEMs, and ODMs, ensuring that antenna design is closely integrated with complete product solutions, and high performance connectivity is delivered regardless of the environment. Smart homes, smart cities, smart buildings, and industrial IoT applications are all empowered by antenna design which ensures functionality as intended.

Airgain Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG) is a global provider of high-performance wireless communications platforms. Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain works in partnership with the entire ecosystem, including carriers, chipset suppliers, OEMs, and ODMs. Airgain´s key markets include home, automotive, IoT, and enterprise, and its antenna technologies can be found in set-top boxes, access points, routers, gateways, media adapters, digital televisions, vehicles and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the US, UK, and China. For more information, visit airgain.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Askey Computer Corp. specializes in manufacturing communication devices and creating solutions and ecosystems for today´s demanding customers who want the best in Communication and Smart Connected environments. Founded in 1989, Askey has been the preferred partner for communications providers as well as major Telecom Operators worldwide. Askey Computer Corp. is a part of ASUSTek. Askey is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan and has offices in the US, France, China, Japan, India and Brazil. For more information, visit: www.askey.com.tw.