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.

Big Steps Forward for Super Wi-Fi

With TV band databases and equipment together on the FCC testing bench at last, Super Wi-Fi technology has take a big step forward. Reporter Stacey Higginbotham from GigaOm in Austin interviewed Carlson CEO Jim Carlson at the Super Wi-Fi demo with database provider, Telcordia, last week at the Super Wi-Fi Summit in Austin. Jim Carlson was happy to talk about the vast possibilities that TV white space technology has for…

Super Wi-Fi Takes the Spotlight

This week, the Austin Convention Center will be filled to the brim with the latest computer technology, and Carlson CEO Jim Carlson will be at the heart of it all, demonstrating the inner workings of Super Wi-Fi technology. The live demo will take place Sept. 13-15 at the Super Wi-Fi Summit, a technology event located within the ITExpo, a 12-year old biannual exposition that…

Hot New Product

Hot New Product!

We just got the news that our new lightning-fast LongHaul ST 700 was named Hot Product for 2011 by the editors of Public Safety Communications, a publication of APCO (Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International).   At the APCO conference in Houston in August, an anonymous team of judges wandered the aisles of the exhibitor booths, talking to vendors and asking…

Advancing Technology: Carlson Reports about TV White-Space Trials

Carlson Wireless is pleased to help advance a groundbreaking new technology like TV white space. We’ve been actively involved ever since the FCC first began deliberating about how to make vacant TV channels available for unlicensed public use. In our quest for rural connectivity solutions, we recognized instantly the potential this technology has for rural broadband, especially as a solution that doesn’t…

California’s Largest Tribe Deploys First White Space Broadband for Remote Public Safety Environment

ARCATA, CA – The future has arrived at the Yurok Reservation in Northern California. Historically the entire reservation, including every public safety agency, were forced to share a single T1 line causing communications bottlenecks and slower than dial-up connections. Now, the Yurok community has a dedicated public safety line in order to access criminal databases and…

TV White-Space: Big News for Rural Public Safety

It’s all over the news: Our first experimental TV white-space project has fired up its first link, a development that’s having an immediate and positive effect on the rural community involved. Yurok Connect, the broadband project at the Yurok Tribe’s reservation, last week deployed a dedicated public safety link thanks to TV white-space technology. This dedicated line allows public safety agencies to…