Gigabit Wireless Infrastructure

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Consumers, corporations and cities are driving increased data demand and existing urban data networks are becoming saturated. Next generation wireless networks operating in millimeter-wave spectrum can add data capacity without the cost and difficultly associated with fiber installation. Lattice’s GigaRay millimeter-wave solutions are ideally-suited for wireless infrastructure applications.

  • Operation in the 60 GHz band, which is license-free in most regions, eliminates the regulatory burden for most link deployments.
  • Use of 2 GHz channels allows high data capacity over several city blocks.
  • The unique propagation characteristics of the 60 GHz bands allow spectrum reuse on a massive scale.
  • Lattice’s mature, high-performance electronic beam-steering significantly reduces the time and cost incurred by network operators for link installation and maintenance.
  • GigaRay modules with regulatory approval take the uncertainty out of integrating 60 GHz links, allowing communications equipment suppliers to deliver products to market more quickly.
Wireless Node Using GigaRay Modules

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Fixed Wireless Broadband Backhaul and Access

  • Increased data demand in fixed networks drives higher network capacity requirements at the edge of the network.
  • Fixed wireless can be used as standalone or as part of a hybrid fiber-wireless network to provision high-speed broadband.
  • Fixed wireless access can include links operating in other bands, such as Wi-Fi and CBRS.
  • Learn about GigaRay modules and devices for fixed wireless broadband backhaul and access.

Metro Wi-Fi/LTE Small Cell Wireless Backhaul

  • Increased mobile data demand, especially in urban areas, drives the deployment of 4G LTE small cells and Wi-Fi hotspots.
  • These nodes can be located at the point of demand and connected back to the core network through a dynamic mesh of wireless links.
  • A variety of mobile access services can be supported in licensed, unlicensed or shared spectrum bands.
  • Learn about GigaRay modules and devices for metro Wi-Fi/LTE small cell wireless backhaul.

Campus / Smart City Infrastructure

  • As organizations grow and extend across a multi-building campus, there is a need to interconnect the in-building networks.
  • Cities need to connect monitoring and control services to their internal networks.
  • This can be achieved with wireless backhaul, where links can be established and moved according to changing data traffic patterns.
  • Learn more about GigaRay modules and devices for campus/smart city infrastructure.

Design Resources

mmWave Solutions
mmWave Product Description
Wireless Connector Designed to replace USB 2.0/3.0 mechanical connectors, SiBEAM Snap™ wireless connector technology delivers up to 12 Gb/s of bi-directional bandwidth for ultra-fast data transfers.
Programmable Logic Development Kits & Boards
  Provider GigaRay Modules & Devices
GigaRay Evaluation and Development Kits Lattice


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Lattice Wireless Infrastructure Solutions

Service providers working on the implementation of metro Wi-Fi, LTE small cell for backhaul, or next-gen wireless mesh networks can benefit from Lattice's wireless solutions, built with SiBEAM 60 GHz technology. Our beam-steering feature does not require precise alignment to establish links.