For more than a decade, Carlson has designed and developed products to deliver high-speed Internet and wireline-quality voice connectivity to rural communities and businesses with remote operations. Specializing in hard-to-reach regions, Carlson provides fixed-wireless systems using TV white-space and microwave technology to deliver full voice and data connections no matter how rugged the terrain. More than 20 million customers in nearly 200 communities, from the Arctic Circle to the jungles of Peru, rely on Carlson radios for their broadband needs, Carlson serves customers in the telecommunications, public safety and energy industries.

White Space in the Southern Hemisphere

New Zealand tech consultant Jonathan Brewer has completed a new study thoroughly investigating the feasibility of wide-scale deployment of TV white-space broadband to serve several remote communities in the region. “TV White Space Technology for Rural Telecommunications: Community Examples” was published August 23, 2012 on behalf of InternetNZ, a non-profit organization that promotes broadband deployment…

Another TV White Space Breakthrough: New High-Gain, Omnidirectional Base-Station Antenna

August 22, 2012 – Arcata, CA – TV white space presents many opportunities that never existed before, including expanding broadband capabilities in areas that were previously underserved. As the impending rollout approaches, new and more sophisticated technologies are being developed every day that will maximize the effectiveness of this new spectrum. Case in point, Carlson recently engineered…

Maximize Channel Use and Cut Expenses with Simulcast

This rural comms center features multiple Trailblazer units in a simulcast system. Throughout the U.S.– particularly in rural regions–Trailblazer systems provide the backhaul for simulcast solutions, allowing public safety agencies to use the same channel to cover a wide geographic area while continuing to use their existing mobile and portable communications units. CommTech, a wireless communications provider…