These WiMAX modules provide IEEE 802.16e-compliant, high-speed, and highly secure connectivity for mission critical FAN applications such as Distribution Automation, DER integration, SCADA, and AMI backhaul.
Cisco Connected Grid Modules for CGR 1000 Series - WiMAX provide IEEE 802.16e-compliant wireless backhaul capabilities for the Cisco 1000 Series Connected Grid Routers. These modules expand the WAN connectivity options by providing utilities with a standards-based option for private (utility-owned) wireless networks as an alternative to public second- and third-generation (2G and 3G) cellular networks.
Features and Capabilities
These modules provide high-speed and reliable connectivity to meet required service level agreements (SLAs) for mission critical FAN applications such as Distribution Automation, DER Integration, SCADA and AMI Backhaul. Among other benefits, they offer:
- Multifeatured WIMAX module capabilities including advanced transport options, quality of service, and diagnostics
- Comprehensive security capabilities based on open standards
- Choice of flexible spectrum offerings in the licensed, lightly licensed, and unlicensed frequencies