Comtrend and New Garden Announce Strategic Partnership to Enable Mesh Wireless to Service Providers

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Comtrend will release the world’s first VDSL Gateway, the VR-3060, with New Garden’s whole-home Mesh Wireless technology.

VR-3060

New Garden, a leading Wi-Fi Mesh Solution Provider, and Comtrend, a global supplier of advanced networking solutions, announced today a technology partnership to bring the latest whole-home Wireless technology to Service Providers worldwide.

New Garden’s patented adaptive roaming technology with cross-chipset interoperability is embedded in Comtrend’s flagship VDSL Gateway, the VR-3060. Together, the VR-3060 combines the best of wired and Wireless technology to meet the high bandwidth needs of consumers today.

Whole-home coverage and elimination of Wireless dead-spots remain an elusive goal of Service Providers deploying residential gateways today. Comtrend’s utilization of New Garden’s WiFigarden SDK in the VR-3060 creates a dynamic system to accomplish this for residences of all sizes. While the VR-3060’s 400mW High Power AC1600 (802.11ac) Wireless can satisfy many residences alone, the WiFigarden technology will allow additional satellite units to work seamlessly together, creating a powerful mesh solution.

The VR-3060 becomes the home’s first Wi-Fi Mesh node. This saves the user money, as commercial mesh kits usually start with three units, rather than starting with one and adding as needed. Additionally, these costly three-unit minimum solutions conflict with the gateway’s wireless, thus requiring the user to disable the gateway’s wireless.

“WiFigarden’s advanced technology creates a smart network that manages itself,” said Patrick Chen, Sales VP of New Garden. “Families want automatic and reliable Wireless coverage, not an app for a manual system of trial-and-error. This user-free solution is now available with WiFigarden.”

Frank Chuang, Vice President of Marketing for Comtrend adds, “We found the right solution for Service Providers. Since they choose and configure the home gateway, they’re essentially installing the central hub to their mesh Wireless solution. Unlike today’s 3rd party, excessively-expensive solutions, they’ve got it pre-installed, ready to expand as needed. This is how Service Providers stay ahead of the technology curve.”

WiFigarden Technology
New Garden’s WiFigarden Technology provides patented adaptive-roaming, continually tuning the Wireless parameters for a constant client connection. Compared to chipset-confined solutions, New Garden’s technology allows partners like Comtrend greater flexibility in its IC solutions.

COMTREND’S VR-3060u VDSL Gateway
The VR-3060 is an A/VDSL2 Gateway with 400mW high power AC1600 that is ideal for high-bandwidth applications. It offers the latest in VDSL (up to profile 35b) with G.inp and G.vector to reduce crosstalk noise for the best throughput even over longer distances. The VR-3060 can be dual-purposed for fiber deployments with its additional gigabit Ethernet port. Advanced TR-069 management capabilities can assist with reduced support times, fewer truck rolls, and advanced planning with customer analytics.

First availability is scheduled for Q4 2017. For more information, please contact ComtrendConnection(at)Comtrend.com

About Comtrend Corporation
Comtrend, with more than 25 years of experience, has become one of the leading global providers of advanced networking solutions. Comtrend designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of networking equipment and software. Service providers, VARs, businesses and consumers look to Comtrend for broadband gateways, as well as the latest WiFi, Powerline, Coax and surveillance technologies. Comtrend remains committed to industry standards like G.hn for home networking, as well as interoperability and market-leading performance. People in businesses and homes around the world trust Comtrend to make their technology easier and more dependable. For more information, including Comtrend’s full lineup of networking solutions, please visit http://www.comtrend.com. (877) 266-8736

About New Garden
Founded in 2014, New Garden is the most deployed provider of Wi-Fi Mesh solution to operators worldwide. Building intelligent network language and protocols and creating 21st-cetntury machine learning and AI network assistant for people. WiFigarden is a software to make Wi-Fi easier and smarter. The comprehensive product turns Wi-Fi into a Mesh system that can blankets house with fully coverage of network. Streaming video, getting work done or swiping right in any room, not just next to your router. Ubiquitous, always stay connected. In 2017, WiFigarden enabled Wi-Fi system was selected by CNET as the No.1 performance Home Wi-Fi Mesh system. More information is available at http://www.WiFigarden.com

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