By Stuart Thomson
Australia’s Telstra has tapped Wi-Fi technology specialist AirTies to provide home connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 capability to customers throughout the country.
Specifically, Telstra’s new Smart Modem 3 includes AirTies Edge, embedded Smart Wi-Fi software and the EasyMesh software controller to manage Telstra’s Smart Wi-Fi boosters.
Telstra is also using AirTies Cloud management platform to optimise the network and gives Telstra real-time visibility into subscribers’ Wi-Fi performance, allowing remote diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Telstra new Smart Modem 3 offers the latest Wi-Fi 6 wireless speeds and capacity to improve internet connections; 4G backup; smart tech support features; security enhancements with automatic software updates; and compatibility with EasyMesh for Telstra’s Smart Wi-Fi Boosters.
Telstra has already announced that Technicolor Connected Home will supply its Smart Modem 3 going forward.
“As Australia’s leading broadband provider, we’re constantly looking to drive innovation in speed, reliability, and connectivity so our customers can enjoy the best Wi- Fi experience,” said Nathan Gumley, Executive of Home & Entertainment at Telstra.
“Now, more than ever, our world is dependent on reliable home Wi-Fi and connectivity,” said CEO of Airties, Philippe Alcaras. “Telstra understands this fully, and we are very proud to play our part in to help them execute on their vision. Our work with Telstra also shows that Airties continues to be at the forefront of EasyMesh deployments and empowering our customers to differentiate using Smart Wi-Fi.”