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1 NetPoint Pro Product Family Overview

2 Wi-Fi Radio Evolution DATA DEMANDS GROW 450 1999 2003 2009 Data rates
(Mbps) Future: “White Space” 802.11ac 802.11ad 802.11n 2nd Gen Two-Way beam forming 450 DATA DEMANDS GROW 130 802.11n 1st Gen. Indoor use 802.11g 54 802.11b 11 1999 2003 2009 Now being introduced Time 2

3 802.11n Standard – Benefits TX x RX : St
MIMO – Multiple In Multiple Out Multiple antennas for transmit and receive beam forming Range and throughput increase Multiple data streams Throughput increase Spatial Adaptive beam forming On Rx, mandatory On Tx, optional Additional protocol enhancements for higher capacity 20 MHz and 40 MHz channels As opposed to only 20 MHz in 11b/g MAC enhancements Less overhead, more data Frame aggregation Block ACK TX x RX : St 3

4 NetPoint Pro Family Versatile Access and Backhaul
Access (2.4 GHz) Backhaul (5 GHz) Versatile field-of-view Sector and Omni beam forming and 3x3:3 MIMO Leveraging 4 antennas Unique Interference Mitigation Suite HW and SW based techniques Carrier Grade Design Reliability and manageability Core homologation Seamless Mobile Data Offload Flexible core integration and homologation

5 Beam forming Explained
Leverages multiple radios and a unique High Gain Diversely Polarized (HGDP) antenna array Focuses the energy to and from clients on Tx and Rx Adapts per packet per user – tracks movements and noise variations Exploits multipath by coherently combining all reflections HGDP Antenna Array Signal Strength Need diagram 8 dB beam forming gain and 12 dB HGDP antenna array gain 5 5

6 NetPoint Pro Key Features
Gigabit Outdoor Wi-Fi Two-Way beam forming and MIMO 3x3:3 technology High Gain Diversely Polarized (HGDP) antenna array Up to 12 radios per box 450 Mbps PHY rate Interference Immunity Suite Beam forming, Null forming, DIH and ACS Field-proven mature algorithms from the NetPoint Pro family are embedded into the 11n line of products Carrier Grade Quality, reliability and durability IP-67, designed for harsh outdoor environments Full FCAPS management Unified NMS for all NetPoint Pro products 6

7 NetPoint Pro n Technology Benefits
Extended coverage Larger coverage area Uniform coverage and NLOS Increased capacity Better link budget means higher rates Three spatial data streams Deep indoor penetration Improved link gain enables building coverage from the outside Best user experience with fastest service rates Fastest ROI - Fewer base stations required 50% cost saving in CAPEX and OPEX Lowest cost per covered area Competition Netronics coverage and capacity gain 7 7

8 NetPoint Pro Key Benefits
Over a Decade of Outdoor Wi-Fi Experience Numerous large scale projects in over 20 countries Complete Solution End to End solution: Access, Backhaul, CPEs, Management 2.4 GHz for access and 5 GHz for backhaul Metro and Rural Wi-Fi Applications Large metro zones, building coverage, 3G offloading, digital divide and verticals Seamless Cellular 3G Offloading Seamless user authentication with EAP-SIM/AKA Service continuity I-WLAN and EPC (roadmap) 8

9 NetPoint Pro Family 9

10 NetPoint Pro Family 10

11 NetPoint Pro Family 11

12 NetPoint Pro Family 12

13 NMS EMS: Device Configuration, SW upgrade & more
NMS: Network Discovery, Topology and Geographical maps, Inventory, Fault Management, Performance Management, Bulk Operation Client-Server distributed architecture, supporting multiple clients, using standard SNMP Multi platform: Server on Windows 2008 Client on Windows XP/ Vista MySQL DB Server

14 NetPoint Pro n: Any Where, Any Need

15 Government and private networks
NetPoint Pro: Any Wi-Fi Application Segment Operators and ISPs Government and private networks Applications Metro Wi-Fi 3G offload Mobile Access Businesses access SME SOHO Corporate Residential access Rural access Campuses Education campuses and schools Safe City Municipal networks Health AMR and Telemetry Hospitality Oil and Gas Construction sites Mining Utilities Retail shops

16 Field Proven Interference Immunity
Critical for large scale outdoor Wi-Fi networks The key factor for performance in operation on the over occupied 2.4 GHz Leveraging a decade of outdoor experience Interference Immunity Suite beam forming inherent 5dB interference suppression Enhances the link budget in both Uplink and Downlink increasing the signal to noise ratio Dynamic Interference Handling (DIH) Automatic Channel Selection (ACS) Offline, and online with continuous scanning Industry leading Null forming technology Eliminates the effect of noise by making a null in the antenna beam 16

17 Hardware Specifications – Cont.
Netronics PoE AC PoE: 55VDC over 1Gbps Ethernet Feed: 100 to 240 VAC, Hz Power LED DC PoE: 48VDC over 1Gbps Ethernet Feed: -48 VDC Environmental Operating air temperature: -400 to 550 Celsius Up to 600 with sun shield Enclosure: IP-67, corrosion resistant Wind survivability: 165 Mph Green product: RoHS and WEEE environmental certifications IPv6 – hardware ready AC PoE

18 Security Features Security modes Authentication Hardware Encryptions
Open, WEP, WPA, WPA2, WAPI* Authentication Pre-shared key 802.1x with RADIUS Server EAP-TLS, PEAP, EAP-TTLS, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA Hardware Encryptions WEP, TKIP, AES MAC accept/reject lists Per VAP Peer-to-peer blocking

19 Theoretical vs. Trials (Downlink, 20MHz)
Europe, suburban, 6/2011: 134 Mbps TCP DL 3x3 CPE CPE – Netronics certified 3 streams Rate (Mbps) 150 Asia, urban, 6/2011: 70 Mbps UDP DL 2x2 laptop Smart phones and tablets 100 Asia urban, 5/2011: 30 Mbps TCP DL 2x2 laptop Dongle and indoor CPEs 66 Outdoor CPEs 33 16 16 802.11g PHY rate 8 8 3 1.5 k k Distance (meters) Assuming Rural LOS, Outdoor 20 dBi CPE antenna 2x2 MIMO, Assuming suburban Areas with two streams, 2x2 CPE, 5 dBi antennas Assuming urban Areas, 2 dBi antennas 19

20 Beam Forming Technology

21 Standard WiFi : Range with Omni Antenna
Legend Connected client X Disconnected client Rogue/ Interferer 360⁰ coverage Short range Sensitive to noise from 360⁰ 21

22 Standard WiFi: Range with Directional Antenna
Legend Connected client Main lobe side lobes Disconnected client Rogue/ Interferer 4x Extended range Noise from most sources ignored Narrow beam covers few clients Many sectors required to cover 360⁰ 22

23 Phased Array – DSP Implementation
… … t=0 t=1 t=2 t=3 … … 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N-3 N-2 N-1 N N,,k phase shifters 1,,k 2,,k 3,,k 4,,k 5,,k 6,,k 7,,k N-3,,k N-2,,k N-1,,k … … Steering the Antenna to the desired direction using the Phase shifters

24 Beam Forming Omni Antenna vs. Directional Antenna
Half-power beam width Main lobe side lobes nulls Omni Antenna Large area coverage Directional Antenna High Antenna gain Phased Array – By steering the Beam the system gains Large area coverage High Antenna gain Side interference immunity

25 Beamforming: The best of both worlds
Legend Connected Disconnected xRF is effectively a directional antenna which covers 360 ⁰ Interferer 2-4X Long range, with 360⁰ coverage Does not pick up 360⁰ noise Fully transparent/automatic None 25

26 Beamforming: The best of both worlds
Legend Connected Disconnected xRF is effectively a directional antenna which covers 360 ⁰ Interferer 2-4X Long range, with 360⁰ coverage Does not pick up 360⁰ noise Fully transparent/automatic None 26

27 Interference Immunity
xRF Adaptive Beam Forming Interference Immunity Omni Interferer 0dB User Directional Interferer 20dB User

28 Fading, Multi-path Σ Bad signal reception due to different phases of signal from different multi-path reflections

29 Field test When measured by the 4 different Antennas we see completely different frequency response. Each Antenna has Nulls in different frequencies. Constellations in each of the 4 elements After Combining

30 Mesh Layer 2 based for easy roaming
Separate 5.x GHz channel for Mesh not interfering with 2.4 GHz access Dynamic Mesh based on the s IEEE standard Auto topology detection O&M for fault discovery and maintenance Automatic Mesh optimization by continuous sensing of the RF signal quality of other surrounding stations

31 Value Proposition Superior coverage and capacity utilizing the industry leading digital beamforming solution (xRF) Unique interference mitigation technology High-performance mesh architecture provides improved ROI with significant savings on the backhaul network Designed for Co-location with 3G base station equipment with specialized filters Based on standard Wi-Fi technology Designed for the harsh outdoor environment

32 Beam Forming vs. Switching
PA LNA PA LNA PA LNA PA LNA Switch Array PA LNA If PA power is 15 dBm Antenna is 8 dBi Total is 15 dBm + 6 dB* + 6 dB** + 8 dBi = 35 dBmi *combining 4 PAs and not single, x4 is 6 dB **Array gain of transmitting from 4 ants with different phases If PA power is 15 dBm Antenna is 8 dBi* Total is 15 dBm + 8 dBi = 23 dBmi *Beam switching can increase a bit antenna gain on account of size

33 802.11n vs. b/g beamforming Rate xRF xRF2 11n 11n 11n xRF 11g 11g
xRF 11b 11b Distance

34 802.11n, The Outdoor Challenge

35 Fading, Multi-path Σ Bad signal reception due to different phases of signal from different multi-path reflections

36 BF-MIMO MIMO BF-MIMO Ant 1 Ant 2 Outdoor channel introduce delay spread which is significantly larger than 08usec BF-MIMO is reducing the effective delay spread to allow increased coverage Ant 3 Delay Spread: 1-3µsec >0.8µsec

37 BF MIMO ISI 11n BF-MIMO Delay 11n Standard 2300ns 800ns

38 BF-MIMO Enhancing MIMO effective range outdoor from few tenth of meters to over 100m Improved 5-9dB in downlink MIMO link budget / SNR Noise immunity GI of 800nsec emulation for Qualcomm

39 Beam With Null forming Hidden node is received
15 dB less and thus do not interfere Main Hidden

40 Reducing the effect of interference
Null Forming Reducing the effect of interference 40

41 Null Forming Beams are built long term with Nulls to major interference sources. Such sources can be neighboring APs/Clients or any non-WiFi source. Null forming coexist with BF-MIMO.

42 MIMO Null Forming One beam is built per direction with Nulls overlapping

43 Null Forming - Simulation
Null has very low deeps and can decrease interferences by more than 50 dB Beam at -20º with nulls at º 48º and 70º Beam at 20º with nulls at º 48º and 70º Interferer at 50º Interferer at -50º Interferer at 70º Beam at -20º Beam at 20º

44 Summary Rate vs. SIR SIR(dB) xRF2 with Null Steering 6 Elements MRC
Max SNR (dB) =min(SIR+25dB,30dB) Rate [Mbps] MCS -20 13 1 --- 5 -15 10 -10 26 3 15 -5 39 4 20 52 25 2.5 65 7 27.5 78 12 19.5 2 30 7.5 12.5 104 11 17.5 130

45 Rate vs. SIR Rate [Mbps] SIR [dB]

46 Applications 46

47 Self healing Mesh Separate radio hardware for backhaul links
47 Separate radio hardware for backhaul links High capacity connections – up to 30Mbps per link Self Establishing , self healing Self backhaul links utilizes the 5.8 GHz frequency 47

48 Business Connectivity
48 High capacity connections Long reach of up to 20 Km (with outdoor CPEs) Uniform coverage High availability links 48

49 Site View 49 Cellular tower 2-3 story buildings Narrow alleys 49

50 Municipalities 50 Municipalities need a wireless network for a variety of applications Providing metro Wi-Fi to their resident either indoor or out in the streets For a video surveillance network To inter connect municipal buildings within the town The NetPoint Pro provides the most cost effective solution With much less base stations required to cover a give town 50

51 Building Coverage Provide uniform building coverage from outdoors for
51 Provide uniform building coverage from outdoors for Businesses Hotels (hospitality) Residences Coverage of an entire building with one or two Wi-Fi base stations from the outside Reducing cable installation inside the building or campus Fewer APs to maintain 51

52 Building Coverage 52 From Outdoor to Indoor Full coverage 52

53 Internet to schools and communities
53 Provide Internet coverage to the school Easy installation – single NetPoint Pro base station Provides coverage inside the classes Same base station with the exceptional coverage can provide access to the surrounding neighborhoods Indoor coverage can be achieved through Wi-Fi CPEs The benefits of using Netronics NetPoint Pro base station Extended coverage Superior indoor penetration 53

54 Internet to Schools sample
54 550m 54

55 Internet to schools and communities
55 Rural areas are characterized by large distances Scattered businesses still require a broadband access service NetPoint Pro can provide a point-to-point service In conjunction with outdoor CPEs Long reach of up to 20 Km Providing multiple point-to-point connections 55

56 Residential Access and VoIP over Wi-Fi
56 Internet access to residential customers is a mass market Netronics Wi-Fi based solution enables self installed service Through embedded Wi-Fi clients Through Wi-Fi CPEs Netronics beam forming technology enables better indoor penetration VoIP – another service layer that can increase operator’s revenue stream 56

57 Case Study

58 WiFi Provider– Las Vegas, NV USA
The Challenge: Saturated area with other Wi-Fi access point Provide internet access to the hotels inside the rooms

59 Case study – Standard WiFi
Number of AP’s: 30 Hotel rooms covered: 43% Typical throughput: low Legend Standard WiFi Access Point

60 Case study – NetPoint Pro
Number of AP’s: 12 Hotel rooms covered: 75% Typical throughput: high Legend NPP Access Point

61 Field Test Results g

62 Field Test Results Conventional AP NetPoint Pro
62 Customer conducted a real life comparison Netronics NetPoint Pro G2 to another high end outdoor AP. Netronics NetPoint Pro G2 showed clear advantage both in coverage and in capacity Conventional AP NetPoint Pro Area Gain Ratio= 0.13 sq mi/0.035 sq mi = 3.7 62

63 Field Test Results n

64 Test Along Dong Khoi Road
7 9 8 2 Mbps 7 12 Mbps 9 2 Mbps Ngugen Thep Le Loi 9 8 7 140m 190m Dong Khoi 1 110m 2 3 4 5 6 HS Hotel Sheraton ATI Dong Du ATI 32 Mbps HS 25 Mbps Lobby 7 Mbps 6 2.5 Mbps 3 10 Mbps 5 7 Mbps 1 4 9 Mbps - Mounted on far side of 6th floor - Severe NLOS test 3

65 Penetration test, Dong Khoi Road
Site Distance Indoor Throughput (1) Bon Seng Hotel 50m 4m 3.5 Mbps (2) Green Leaf Café 70m 3m 4.4 Mbps (3) Beer Garden 100m 4.7 Mbps (4) Sheraton Shop NLOS 9.9 Mbps Ngugen Thep Le Loi 1 2 3 140m 190m Dong Khoi 110m HS Hotel 4 Sheraton ATI Dong Du 1 - Mounted on far side of 6th floor - Severe NLOS test

66 Comparative Test with 802.11n, Amsterdam
Light urban Light interference Client device: single antenna USB dongle NetPoint Pro n Sector Competitor Sector 590m 150m On average, NetPoint Pro n provides 50% greater ubiquitous coverage, and 50% higher capacity

67 Comparative Test with 802.11n, Amsterdam
Light urban Heavy interference Laptop tests AP 300m 180m Netronics Competition

68 Summary

69 Technology Benefits Improved coverage Increased capacity
69 Improved coverage Larger areas covered per WiFi base station Uniform coverage with fewer dead spots Increased capacity In both uplink and downlink Better link budget means higher rates Deeper indoor penetration Improved link gain enables building coverage from outside Superior interference mitigation Beamf orming focuses all energy to and from the client Dynamic interference handling (DIH) continually adapts air-access according to environmental noise parameters Null forming eliminates the effect of noise but setting a null in the antenna beam toward the source of interference Cost effective 50% cost savings in CAPEX and OPEX Fewer base stations required to provide full coverage Diverse addressable market (metro, residential, remote…) High-grade of service even in noisy areas 69

70 Competitive Landscape
70 Standard Wi-Fi base stations All based on the same RF technology and Wi-Fi chipset With or without basic diversity Originally designed for indoor applications Differentiated in the mesh implementation and management tools Netronics Wi-Fi NPP 6X2.4 base station Designed for outdoor Wi-Fi applications Extended range: 1.5X-2X Higher throughput: 2X-3X Uniform coverage Improved indoors penetration Superior interference resilience NetPoint Pro is in a class of its own 70

71 Summary NetPoint Pro is a Carrier Grade Wi-Fi solution
NetPoint Pro revolutionizes the unlicensed WBA market Two-way beam forming n Widest and homogeneous coverage Best indoor penetration Highest capacity Leading interference immunity Fastest ROI: 50% CAPEX and 50% OPEX saving Over a decade of outdoor experience 71 71

72 Summary Netronics technology revolutionizes Wi-Fi infrastructure
72 Netronics technology revolutionizes Wi-Fi infrastructure rural, outdoor and metro markets greater range and superior capacity high quality service Highly cost effective outdoor Wi-Fi solution Save 50% CAPEX – fewer base stations and fewer installations Reduce 50% OPEX – fewer sites, reduced infrastructure to maintain 72

73 Thank you 73

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