Fluidmesh Ponte Claims 'Wireless Links In No Time"

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Dec 08, 2014

"Wireless links in no time" claims Fluidmesh with their new FM Ponte point-to-point, with pre-configuration and technical support their big differentiators. But are these claims enough to divert integrators from favorite lines such as low cost leader Ubiquiti? In this note we take a look at the FM Ponte, cost and support claims, and potential impact.

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Market *********

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Comments (10)

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