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January 17, 2012

Airband Named Exclusive Wireless Provider for Barrett-Jackson Car Auction

The 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction at WestWorld in Scottsdale will receive wireless internet solutions exclusively from Airband Communications (News - Alert), a provider of fixed-wireless voice and data provider for businesses in the U.S.

The auction takes place from Jan.15-22, 2012 and for the third consecutive year, Airband has been selected as the provider of highly scalable Internet access via its fixed-wireless network that will be used in the live interaction for Barrett-Jackson’s bidders and fans.

Airband explained that its suite of services is based on fixed-wireless technology and it offers wide-range of business-class network services designed to meet bandwidth requirements for companies of all sizes, with up to Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) speeds. Unlike traditional Wi-Fi, the Airband network is capable of conferring more bandwidth over large geographical area with quality of service guarantees.

For the auction, the Airband fixed-wireless network would provide 80 MB of secure bandwidth which would allow unlimited free Wi-Fi access to visitors of the auction to utilize their mobile devices for interacting with others.

The Barrett-Jackson auction is claimed as one of the most widely attended automobile auction events, and the company chose Airband as its fixed-wireless network is capable of catering to the event’s requirements for 100 percent uptime and reliable Internet for managing social media channels, automotive catalog, online bidding, and live video streaming.

Barrett-Jackson asserted that with more than $24 million in gross sales at its most recent auction, Barrett-Jackson recognizes the value of Internet-enabled communications. Uninterrupted service is a necessity for all of its events, and it prides itself on delivering an exemplary online experience for automobile enthusiasts. Airband is a trusted partner of Barrett-Jackson because the auction company can count on their reliable network infrastructure to give buyers and fans real-time access to its live auction events.

Officials with Airband exclaimed that they are proud to once again support Barrett-Jackson’s objective of creating a unique and exciting online environment for collector car aficionados. Because Airband bypasses the local phone and cable infrastructures, they are able to guarantee 100 percent uptime, while at the same time delivering services at a cost performance level unmatched in the industry.

Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Chris DiMarco

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