OSLO, Norway and ISTANBUL, October 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NetNordic, one of the main integrators of Nordic systems, and Areas, the most widely deployed provider of managed Wi-Fi solutions to service providers around the world, today announced a new strategic relationship to serve broadband providers across the Nordic region.
NetNordic will offer Airties’ award-winning portfolio of Smart Wi-Fi products through a strategic reseller agreement that provides commercial and technical support to local broadband service providers. Specifically, NetNordic will offer Airties smart Wi-Fi software for home gateways (Airties Edge), cloud-based management platform (Airties Cloud), companion app (Airties Vision) and Wi-Fi 6 Mesh extensions to provide consumers with enhanced Wi-Fi and home connectivity experiences.
“NetNordic is one of the best-known systems integrators in the region, and we are delighted to partner to meet the dynamic needs of the Nordic region,” said Philippe alcaras, CEO of Airties. “Operators around the world recognize the need to manage their customers’ home Wi-Fi experience and deliver a new class of service. Together, Airties and NetNordic are here to help them achieve this.
“Airties is renowned for providing Wi-Fi and home connectivity solutions to the world’s leading broadband service providers, and we are very proud to work with them to extend their reach even further into the Nordic market,” said said Jarl Øverby, CEO of NetNordic Group. “From their advanced software solutions to their latest Wi-Fi 6 devices, we look forward to bringing the Airties portfolio to operators in the region to deliver exceptional home Wi-Fi to subscribers.”
Growing demand for improved connectivity and the “business” of the home are some of the key factors in this new agreement between NetNordic and Airties. According to a recent survey * commissioned by Airties, consumers strongly prefer their broadband operator to take the initiative to ensure a quality Wi-Fi experience, with 80% of them saying they would prefer their broadband subscription to include a home Wi-Fi network equipment instead of buying it themselves. through retail. Additionally, 71% of consumers expect to continue working from home after the pandemic, and 58% would consider upgrading to a faster level of internet service if paired with a smart whole-home Wi-Fi network.
Airties Edge is Smart Wi-Fi software that intelligently directs consumer devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones, game consoles, IoT, smart home devices, etc.) network status. Airties Cloud orchestrates Wi-Fi in every home, optimizing gateways and operator extensions in real time to ensure a better quality of experience for consumers, while providing information on connected devices. It also enables operators to respond to changing consumer needs, such as cybersecurity, through a suite of digital services. Airties Cloud now actively manages over 33 million homes and supports over 646 million actively connected devices around the world.
Airties is the most widely deployed provider of managed Wi-Fi solutions for operators around the world. The Airties Smart Wi-Fi portfolio includes Airties Edge, intelligent Wi-Fi software for gateways; Airties Cloud, a cloud-based management platform and its associated application, Airties Vision; and Wi-Fi mesh extenders. Operators look to Airties for the design, implementation and continuous optimization of their customers’ broadband experience. Some of Airties customers include Altice United States, AT&T, Singtel, Sky, Telia, Telstra, Vodafone and many more. More information is available at www.airties.com.
NetNordic is a Nordic systems integrator specializing in networks, security, data centers and integrated communication. NetNordic provides specialized solutions and services to customers. We always strive to be our clients’ “Best Companion”, we want to help our clients in their digital empowerment through the design, delivery and management of next generation services and solutions. NetNordic had approximately 180 million euros turnover (pro forma) in 2020 and 500 employees in the Nordic countries.
* Survey of Wi-Fi during the COVID-19 pandemic among 1,575 respondents in the United States (525), United Kingdom (525) and Germany (525), who were working or studying from home, commissioned by Airties in Q2 2021 and led by Qualtrics.