AscenLink Strengthens Backhaul Reliability in Wireless Singapore

From: AscenVision Technology
Published: Thu Dec 28 2006


AscenVision Technology Inc., the intelligent network provider, today announced that the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has awarded Wireless@SG contract to the leading wireless ISPs (WISP) ??" iCELL Network Pte Ltd, one of the 3 wireless operators selected. Wireless@SG is a nation-wide government's wireless broadband programme to provide free Wi-Fi access to all Singapore residents and overseas visitors. iCELL Network is collaborating closely with Ascenvision's regional Distributor ??" D-Synergy to tap onto their strong value-added support structure to roll out the AscenLink bandwidth load-balancer in its wireless backhaul infrastructure.

Based on the mission to deliver quality of service and a highly resilient wireless network, iCELL Network has specifically chosen the industry-renowned WAN link load balancer ??" AscenLink to be deployed backend at its multiple gateways to achieve absolute network availability with maximum performance. iCELL Network also incorporates AscenLink to offer fault tolerance, high availability (HA), and effective bandwidth management of fixed WAN links in the entire backhaul network. Users with a wide variety of communication devices such as PCs, laptops, PDAs, and even mobile phones, therefore, can enjoy nonstop, FREE high-speed wireless broadband anytime, anywhere in Singapore

"We will exceed our initial goal of just providing basic free Wi-Fi Internet access, we are actually building a high-capacity, robust wireless network that is capable of delivering multitude of value-add services and applications in the future", said Ken Chua, CEO of iCell Network. Doreen Sim, D-Synergy's Managing Director, further states that "It is, therefore, vital to ensure absolute reliability, optimal network performance, highest throughput by WAN link aggregation and affordable fixed line redundancy in the backhaul. Since our distributorship a couple of years, AscenLink has gained numerous solid reputations from our clients in various industry segments. Its versatility, reliability, and unmatched price performance ratio encourage us to integrate AscenLink in this nationwide project."

AcenVision's CEO, Dr. Kuo said: "We are honored to support iCell Network to participate in this ambitious Wireless@SG project. We are confident that AscenLink can be seamlessly integrated into the wireless backhaul and offer reliability and manageability to the Wireless@SG infrastructure. Going forward, we will continue to work with iCell/D-Synergy to provide fine-grained management capabilities to further enhance the quality and experiences of value-add services on these wireless networks".

Wireless@SG was announced in October by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during an event celebrating 25 years of infocommunications in Singapore.

About AscenVision
AscenVision Technology is a leading network device and solution provider, with the corporate goal to ascend the network technologies with a vision to provide intelligent network solution to the mass market. By applying these technologies, AscenVision designs and builds highly reliable and efficient network devices as network infrastructure building blocks to improve WAN traffic management, security, and performance.

About iCELL
iCELL Network is a pioneering, value-added WISP and wireless solution provider. The company manages some 300 public hotspots in Singapore and serves both the corporate and the public education sector. The company holds a leading position in wireless expertise and operates in numerous associated areas such as mesh backhaul, network security, e-learning and electronic content.

iCELL is an associate company of Keppel Transportation and Telecommunications (Keppel T&T).

About D-Synergy
D-Synergy is one of Singapore's leading distributors in Internet Security, network Infrastructural and Wireless solutions. Positioned as a value-added and engineering - driven distributor, D-Synergy involves intimately with its network partners to support them in their infrastructure deployments. The company is reputed for its dynamic support services provided to the users of all its product line.
Company: AscenVision Technology
Contact Name: Jacy Chang
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