A leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, Quantenna Communications, Inc., and an innovator in next generation Internet access, Mimosa Networks, Inc., have collaborated as per which Quantenna will be the exclusive provider of 802.11ac wave 2 technology to power Mimosa's cutting-edge unlicensed wireless hardware suite. Mimosa will also partner with Quantenna in the joint development of enhanced physical layer and link layer technologies. The launch is scheduled in 2014.
Mimosa will be integrating 802.11ac, featuring wave 2 multi-user MIMO technology, into multiple outdoor wireless products, overcoming prior Wi-Fi technology limitations through upgrades in throughput and client capacity.
Mimosa CEO, Brian Hinman, said, The next great frontier in wireless technology is the ability to transmit independent streams to multiple clients simultaneously. With constantly increasing Internet demands, wireless hardware must leverage these innovations to leap forward in speed and client capacity.
We are pleased to partner with such an innovative and forward-thinking chip company. Quantenna's development efforts focus on using wider channels, more streams and multi-user MIMO to address the next phase of network demand, making their chipsets a perfect fit for the Mimosa product suite.
Quantenna CEO, Dr. Sam Heidari, said, Mimosa is an ideal partner for Quantenna. Mimosa has an unwavering focus on developing fiber-quality wireless products and exploiting all the benefits that 802.11ac Wave 2 has to offer. Quantenna will continue to stay at the forefront of Wi-Fi technology and looks forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Mimosa.