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How to buy LightPointe point to point radios

(LightPointe is not affiliated with

Bridgewave, and does not sell Bridgewave. This is a Buyer's Guide for consumer comparison purposes.)

LightPointe Communications, Inc. (Founded in 1998)

Headquarters: San Diego, California

Ownership: Employees (no debt or venture capital money/loans)

Manufacturing location: San Diego, California

Technologies: 60 GHz radios, 80 GHz radios


Bridgewave Communications (Founded in 1999; not affiliated with LightPointe)

Headquarters: San Diego, California (Moseley: Santa Barbara)

Ownership: Acquired by REMEC (2014), which was acquired by Moseley Assoc., (2015)

Manufacturing locations: San Diego and Asia

Technologies: 60 GHz radios, 80 GHz radios

RADIO BUYER'S GUIDE: LightPointe verses Bridgewave 

Bridgewave BW-Eagle

(3 Gbps)

 Aire X-Stream Compatibility (wireless bridge which can be added to certain radios to upgrade bandwidth/speed):
Aire X-Stream (TM) laser units can be added to the following wireless bridges, enabling customers to keep their current bridge while adding backup/redundancy or performance enhancements: Bridgewave (60 GHz Bridgewave Family, FE60, GE60, AR60, AR60X, BW64, BW64E, Bridgwave 80 GHz Bridgewave Family, FL4G-UHA, FP80, FP80-3000); Sub 10 Liberator E-Band millimeter line E1000e, E1000c, V-Band millimetre line V100, V1000); E-Band Communications E-Link, Mini, 1000Q, 100Q-CPRI, 1000-LR, 1000-EXR, 1000Q-ULL; SIAE Microelettronica SM ALS Series, SAIE ALFOplus Series, Ubiquiti Airfiber, SIAE ALFOplus80 Series, NS10G, Geodesy PXATW3000GT, MRV TS5000/155, TS5000G, Canon DT 130, DT 120, DT 110, Vubiq Haulpass, Solectek Corporation Skyway Essence, Excel, LM, XM, CM, ME, EM, QM, EB, Solectek Corporation EB Plus, GB, Solectek Skyway Max Series, EB-70SR, EB-70LR, EB-60SR, EB-60LR, Solectek Skyway GB1200, GB1200-HSB, GB2400, Cambium, Elva-1, Ceragon, Ignitenet, Exalt, Dragonwave, NEC, Ligowave, Deliberant, Siklu, Proxim, RAD, Radwin, Redline Communications, SAF, Aoptix Intellimax MB2000, Aoptix Intellimax ULL3000, Tessco Technologies,  Trango Broadband, Trango Systems, Tessco Technologies, Ubiquiti, Aviat Networks, Optelix, Trimble, and other brands of radio and laser equipment.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, product names and logos appearing on this site are the property of their respective owners/organizations. LightPointe pricing and specs are subject to change.

LightPointe's point-to-point 60 GHz V-Band and 70/80 GHz E-Band wireless Ethernet bridges are available via partners in: 
Afghanistan, Akrotiri, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bassas da India, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil (Brasil), British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dhekelia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gabon, Gambia, The Gaza Strip, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Juan de Nova Island, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa Island, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tromelin Island, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Ireland), United States (America), Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

And the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Federated States of Micronesia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Marshall Islands, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Palau, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Armed Forces Africa, Armed Forces Americas, Armed Forces Canada, Armed Forces Europe, Armed Forces Middle East, Armed Forces Pacific.

LightPointe wireless Ethernet bridges are available via partners serving:
United States Army, United States Marine Corp, United States Air Force, United States Navy, United States Coast Guard.

Aire X-Stream 80

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 80 MX

(1250 Mbps)

80 GHz Point to Point Radio Comparison: 

Bridgewave Flex4G-10000

(10 Gbps)

Bridgewave  (a competitor to LightPointe; not affiliated with LightPointe)

AireLink 80 LX

(1250 Mbps)

Requires 2 radios (each side of link)

to achieve 10 Gbps

(LightPointe is not affiliated with

Bridgewave, and does not sell Bridgewave. This is a Buyer's Guide for consumer comparison purposes.)

Bridgewave FL4G-UHA

(1250 Gbps)

Aire X-Stream ULL

(1250 Mbps)

World's best Ulta Low Latency (ULL) radio.

The de-facto standard in High Frequency Trading and other faster-than-fiber networks.

60 GHz Radios:  

IndustrialLink IL60

(1250 Mbps)

Bridgewave FL4G-1000

(1000 Mbps)

Wireless Bridge Manufacturers (LightPointe vs. Bridgewave):

AirLink 80 Tandem

(2.5 Gbps)

Quick Quote from LightPointe: 

AireLink 60 MX

(1250 Mbps)

Bridgewave Comparison

AireLink 80 10Gig EX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

Advantages of LightPointe: 

LightPointe

FREE

Bridgewave (a competitor to LightPointe; not affiliated with LightPointe)


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 Bridgewave. 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, Siklu reviews, Bridgwave reviews, LightPointe reviews, Comparison of Wireless Bridges)


AireLink 80 SX

(1250 Mbps)

USE THIS SHORT FORM, OR LONGER FORM BELOW FOR FREE QUOTE

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.


Bridgwave BW64E

(1250 Mbps)

Bridgewave FL4G-LITE

(3 Gbps)

AireLink 80 20Gig LX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

AireLink 80 20Gig EX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

AireLink 60  10 Gig

(10,000 Mbps)

AireLink 80 10Gig MX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

Welcome to LightPointe, the #1 manufacturer of all three Wireless Fiber transmission technologies—Radios, Free Space Optics, and Hybrid Radio-Laser bridges. We're here to help analyze your needs—while making your data more secure and avoiding recurring leased-line or fiber fees. 


Sincerely,
Dr. Heinz Willebrand, CEO 

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

Headquarters/Factory:
+1 858-863-0337
​Fax: 858-430-3458

Germany & Northern Europe

www.LightPointe.de
+49 151115 8871 9

France & Southern Europe
www.LightPointe.fr
+33 6 60 13 71 24

Central & South America
www.LightPointe.mx
+1 858-863-0337

Asia & Pacific
www.LightPointe.com
+1 858-863-0326​

Australia & New Zealand
www.LightPointe.com
+1 858-863-0326​

Middle East
www.LightPointe.com
+49 151115 8871 9

Africa
www.LightPointe.com
+33 6 60 13 71 24
+49 151115 8871 9

Bridgewave Flex4G-5000

(5.35 Gbps)

Contact a trained LightPointe representative for a quotation and/or free link assessment/recommendation. Find out why no other manufacturer sells more hybrid wireless bridges than LightPointe.

AireLink 80 EX

(1250 Mbps)

AireLink 60 Tandem

(2500 Mbps)

AireLink 80 10Gig LX

(10 Gbps / Single Radio)

About Bridgewave

AireLink 80 20Gig MX

(20 Gbps / Dual Radio)

AireLink 60 LX

(1250 Mbps)

10 Gbps using just ONE radio.

AireLink 60 SX

(1250 Mbps)

Bridgewave FL4G-3000

(3.2 Gbps)

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

LightPointe

Bridgwave BW64

(1250 Mbps)