LightPointe Communications, Inc. (Founded in 1998)

Headquarters: San Diego, California

Ownership: Berg & Berg Enterprises, and employees

Manufacturing locations: San Diego, California and Europe

Technologies: 60 GHz radios, 80 GHz radios, Free Space Optics, Hybrid Laser-Radios


Headquarters: Minato, Tokyo, Japan

Ownership: Publicly held

Manufacturing locations: Asia

Technologies: 70, 80 GHz radios, etc.

Broadest line of 80 GHz radios in the industry AND world's fastest Ultra Low Latency radios

Broadest line of license-free 60 GHz radios in the industry

NEC iPasolink EX Advanced

(10 Gbps)

AireLink 80 20Gig MX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

AireLink 80 SX

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 80 10Gig LX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

 60 GHz  Point to Point radio

AireLink 80 EX

(1250 Mbps)

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AireLink 80 LX

(1250 Mbps)

NEC iPasolink EX

(<3.2 Gbps)

USA & Canada (offices: San Diego, Houston, Denver)

+1 858-863-0337
​Fax: 858-430-3458

Germany & Northern Europe
+49 151115 8871 9

France & Southern Europe
+33 6 60 13 71 24

Central & South America
+1 858-863-0337

Asia & Pacific
+1 858-863-0326​

Australia & New Zealand
+1 858-863-0326​

Middle East
+49 151115 8871 9

+33 6 60 13 71 24
+49 151115 8871 9

Welcome to LightPointe, the #1 manufacturer of all three Wireless Fiber transmission technologies—Radios, Lasers, and Hybrid Radio-Laser bridges.  We value your business and pride ourselves on relentless innovation, quality, and before and after-the-sale support.  

Sincerely, Dr. Heinz Willebrand, Founder & CEO

Industry innovator/leader:

  • World's lowest latency 60 GHz and 80 GHz radios (Faster than fiber Ultra Low Latency).
  • 10 Gbps radio solution requires only one radio on each side of the link (competitors require 2 on each side).
  • World's first 20 Gbps radio solution, for a combined aggregated total capacity of 40 Gbps.
  • Industry's first hybrid laser-radios, utilizing up to 8 overlapping laser beams and radio frequency transmission.
  • Industry's first industrial wireless 60 GHz radio (ruggedized/robust 60 GHz for Industry 4.0 applications).
  • Available/Exclusive 9 levels of modulation to optimize link performance in real-time in any weather.
  • Broadest line of 60 GHz and 80 GHz solutions, for every budget and application.
  • Numerous patents across hybrid wireless bridge sector.

Most of our products are manufactured in the USA, which enhances product innovation and support.

Long-term stability since 1998, led by the pioneer in wireless bridges Dr. Heinz Willebrand who was named by EE Times one of the "Forty innovators building the foundation of the next-gen electronics industry."

Quality and reliability (ISO 9001:2008 Registered Firm) 

User-friendly Graphical User Interface for easy installation and control.

AirLink 80 Tandem

(2.5 Gbps)

Buyers should conduct their own review of specifications and models highlighted in this Buyer's Guide. LightPointe is an independent U.S. manufacturer and is NOT affiliated in any way with NEC Corporation. Information contained herein is for editorial/informational uses intended to inform, educate, and express opinions, and was gathered from publicly available resources/websites to fairly and accurately describe LightPointe products and to fairly and accurately compare LightPointe products and services to those of competitors. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, product names and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners, including in some instances LightPointe Communications, Inc. LightPointe welcomes any corrections or additions to this Buyer's Guide.

(Radio Buyer's Guide, NEC reviews, LightPointe reviews, Comparison of Wireless Bridges)

60, 80 GHz Point to Point Radio Model Comparison:  

AireLink 60 SX

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 80 20Gig LX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

AireLink 80 MX

(1250 Mbps)

Additional NEC products/frequencies not in this Buyer's Guide: iPasolink VR2, iPasolink VR4, iPasolink VR10, iPasolink 100/200, iPasolink 400, iPasolink 400a, iPasolink 1000, iPasolink 100E, iPasolink iX, iPasolink UX, iPasolink GX. These NEC radios will be added soon.

Advantages of LightPointe: 

IndustrialLink IL60

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 80 20Gig EX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

 80 GHz Point to Point radios

AireLink 80 10Gig MX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

F A S T E R   T H A N    F I B E R   P O I N T    T O   P O I N T   R A D I O S 

How to buy LightPointe point to point radios

10 Gbps using just ONE radio.

NEC iPasolink SX

(320 Mbps)

AireLink 60 Tandem

(2500 Mbps)

Aire X-Stream 80

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 60 LX

(1250 Mbps)

Wireless Bridge Manufacturers (Company information):

AireLink 60 MX

(1250 Mbps)

World's first 20 Gbps radio solution, which results in a total aggregated link capacity of 40 Gbps!

AireLink 80 10Gig EX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

NEC   (NEC and iPasolink are trademarks of NEC Corporation)

LightPointe  (LightPointe, IndustrialLink, AireLink, Air X-Stream are trademarks of LightPointe Communications, Inc.)

Wireless Bridge Buyer's Guide (LightPointe vs NEC iPasolink radios)