Bar-Ilan University Israel Chooses Siklu’s 5G mmWave for Multi-Gigabit Campus Connectivity

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The Bar-Ilan Smart City Center, which cooperates with high-tech companies, 20 local Israeli authorities, and a further dozen cities worldwide, hosted Israel’s Minister of Communications, who requested a demonstration of the alternatives for deploying an innovative network on campus, such as those implemented by smart cities in Israel and abroad.

In the course of the minister’s visit, a discussion was also held on the present need to supply quick communication solutions for setting up open-air lecture areas around the campus according to COVID-19 restrictions. The existing campus Wi-Fi network was unable to deliver the required speed and quality, and with fiber access being limited, additional trenching would have been disruptive, cost-prohibitive, and too time-consuming. The chosen solution is based on mmWave wireless technology by Siklu, enabling swift installation without compromising on the speed and reliability typical of fiber optic connections.

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