News | February 28, 2018

DragonWave-X Extends Reach With High Power 18 GHz Harmony Enhanced MC

Industry-first 34 dBm all-outdoor high frequency radio enables greater reach than competing 11 GHz radios

Ottawa, ON (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DragonWave-X today announced that it will be showcasing its industry-first high power 18 GHz microwave solution, the latest evolution of its award winning Harmony Enhanced MC platform. Using the latest in GaN technology, DragonWave-X’s new all-outdoor radio offers an unparalleled 34 dBm transmit power in 18 GHz, offering 15 times more output power and 50% more reach than existing 18 GHz radios, while matching or exceeding the performance of most competing 11 GHz solutions.

Harmony EnhancedMC is DragonWave-X’s third-generation, ultra-high capacity, multi-service microwave system that provides dual-channel support and extended reach. The inclusion of a 10GbE port in an all-outdoor radio – another industry-first – simplifies multi-gigabit configurations by offering a single interface for data and management.

“DragonWave-X is continuing to push the capacity envelope with leading bandwidth doubling capabilities, industry-leading transmit powers, and advanced interface options.” said Hans Amell, President & CEO, DragonWave-X. “With the increased congestion in lower frequencies, the introduction of High Power 18 GHz provides operators with an alternative solution for high capacity and extended reach, while minimizing antenna size.”

The High Power 18GHz Harmony EnhancedMC will be on display with a live demo in the DragonWave-X booth #7E12 at IWCE in Orlando, Florida.

About DragonWave-X

DragonWave-X is a leading provider of high-capacity packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks.  DragonWave-X’s carrier-grade point-to-point packet microwave systems transmit broadband voice, video and data, enabling service providers, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations to meet their increasing bandwidth requirements rapidly and affordably.  The principal application of DragonWave-X’s portfolio is wireless network backhaul, including a range of products ideally suited to support the emergence of underlying small cell networks.  DragonWave-X is a subsidiary of Transform-X and has corporate headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, with sales locations in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.  For more information, visit

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