SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW; AIM: XGTU.L, XGT.L), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, today announced that it has deployed xMax equipment for a beta network to be operated in cooperation with NEFCOM, the local Internet and telecom service provider. xG will use the beta network to validate various features and capabilities of the xMax system, including range, throughput, mobile hand-off, software updates and other key features. The network will also demonstrate that xG's patented interference mitigation technology enables reliable operation of carrier-grade wireless broadband networks in shared, licensed and unlicensed frequencies.
The deployment consists of multiple xMax xAP wireless access points installed in two separate locations to provide broadband data and voice coverage to the downtown areas of Macclenny and Glen St. Mary in northern Florida. End users, selected from the employees and customers of NEFCOM will use the xMax system for a wide variety of applications.
"The deployment of the beta network is a major milestone and is the result of ongoing efforts and innovations from the xG team," said John Coleman, CEO of xG Technology. "It will provide us with valuable real-world feedback on the end-to-end performance of the system, as well as from end-users as they put it to use in their daily activities. We look forward to working with NEFCOM, and appreciate their contribution of network connectivity, technical support and customer access."
xMax is a comprehensive fixed and mobile broadband solution that is designed for rapid deployment and low operating costs. It offers a carrier-grade user experience and can serve as a network backbone or last-mile solution for a number of markets and applications. xMax leverages Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Cognitive networking technology that enables efficient sharing of both licensed and unlicensed spectrum.