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.

‘Key Technology Disruptor’ Carlson to Talk TV White Space at Emerging Tech Summit

February 7, 2012 – Arcata, CA – Rising tech entrepreneur Jim Carlson will discuss the disruptive potential of TV white space technology at Pacific Crest Securities’ 9th annual Emerging Tech Summit in San Francisco Feb. 14. Pacific Crest Securities, an investment bank focused exclusively on technology, hosts this invitation-only event to give institutional investors, venture capitalists, and…

On the Road with Carlson

The Carlson crew is going to be very busy on the trade show circuit during the month of February, with live demos of our TV white space technology and presentations at three events across the nation. We look forward to meeting our customers face-to-face and tuning into their business needs. Will you be at the…

The RuralConnect Generation II has been named the Best Wireless Device of 2011 by Electronic Design Magazine!

Carlson’s white space radio, developed in partnership with the software firm Neul, has been named the year’s Best Idea for Design in the category of Wireless Communications. TV white space promises to be the ultimate solution to rural broadband because it is the first wireless broadband technology that can be effectively and affordably deployed in…

Groundbreaking TV White Space Demo

Carlson is heading to the nation’s capitol this week to demonstrate the RuralConnect Generation II with two different spectrum database managers. Top FCC-appointed database providers, Spectrum Bridge and Telcordia, will be joining Carlson Thursday, Dec. 1 for a live demonstration of how TV white-space broadband equipment interacts with spectrum management databases. This groundbreaking demo will take place…

Crowds Gather to Watch TV White Space Demo

The recent Wispapalooza show certainly lived up to its name. With more than 700 wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) in attendance, it seemed that our booth with Telcordia was constantly at the center of a crowd, all gathered around to watch our TV white-space demo, “Dynamic Spectrum in Action.” The demo showed our RuralConnect interacting seamlessly with Telcordia’s spectrum database to ensure interference-free…

Carlson and Neul Announce Global Partnership to Produce White Space Radios for Broadband

ARCATA, CALIF. & CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND– Carlson and Neul today announce plans to jointly develop and market a new white space radio networking system aimed at bringing affordable broadband to millions around the world.  This marks the beginning of a significant, global partnership between two established leaders in white space technologies. The Neul/Carlson system will give…

Carlson and Neul Announce Global Partnership to Produce White Space Radios for Broadband (Press Release)

Arcata, Calif. & Cambridge, England–Carlson and Neul today announce plans to jointly develop and market a new white space radio networking system aimed at bringing affordable broadband to millions around the world. This marks the beginning of a significant, global partnership between two established leaders in white space technologies. The Neul/Carlson system will give broadband users access to more than 200MHz of high…