Trenton, Ontario Canada, and Milpitas, California USA, September 29, 2022 — TDL Canada Inc., (dba “TDL Gentek”) — Today TDL Gentek, a respected distributor of telecom equipment since 1979, and Tarana, a company leading the next-generation of fixed wireless access (ngFWA), announced their partnership to supply Canadian internet service providers with Gigabit 1 (G1) — Tarana’s unique ngFWA platform.
TDL Gentek is the first Canadian-owned and -operated distributor signing with Tarana, a fast-growing private company transforming the market with a new, innovative approach to rapid broadband deployment. With this strategic partnership TDL Gentek customers will be able to provide reliable, high-speed internet across Canada with remarkably low costs and short installation times.
Tarana’s recent product announcement reported on the company’s plans to release 6 GHz G1 radio models that support 160 MHz channels, and a software upgrade to currently-shipping 5 GHz G1 radios that enables the same. Doubling the channel bandwidth of G1 allows it to deliver up to 1.6 Gbps of aggregate capacity per link. When released mid next year, this 2x upgrade to G1’s link speeds, combined with its signature resilience in the face of obstructions and interference, will enable ISPs to deploy wireless networks with unprecedented competitiveness and staying power.
TDL Gentek has a long and rich history of supporting fixed wireless internet access in Canada, through wireless ISP customers, several who are currently deploying Tarana’s advanced technology with great success.
Jeff McInnis, TDL Gentek’s President, noted “The addition of Tarana Wireless to our vendor portfolio is evidence of our unwavering commitment to bringing the world’s best solutions to our Canadian ISP and value-added reseller partners. Tarana’s G1 platform offers subscribers in difficult to reach locations and busy residential neighborhoods reliable, high-speed internet services that outperform traditional fixed wireless or LTE solutions. Our customers can expect fiber-class speeds with much less cost and reduced installation complexity.”
Tarana’s VP of Worldwide Sales, Mike Calabrese, shared, “we’re excited about our partnership with TDL Gentek and look forward to jointly addressing Canada’s digital divide while also bringing healthy competition to the country’s broadband markets.”
About TDL Gentek
For over 40 years TDL Gentek has been providing Canadian businesses with the products and services to keep running smoothly. We are a 100% Canadian owned and operated distributor operating at scale. Our sales and warehouse locations are strategically located across Canada to ensure that you and your customers have access to everything TDL Gentek has to offer, at the right time and the right place.
Whether you are an ISP, WISP, MSP, SP or VAR – TDL Gentek offers over 250 brands and 60,000 square feet of warehouse space across Canada. We are a Canadian distributor, focused on serving Canadians. Visit: www.tdlgentek.com for more information.
Tarana is on a mission to accelerate the deployment of fast, affordable internet access to the world. With a decade of research and more than $400M of investment, the Tarana engineering team has created a unique next-generation fixed wireless access (ngFWA) technology instantiated in its first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). G1 delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using both licensed and unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid-2021 and has been sold to more than 190 service providers globally. Tarana is headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India. Visit www.taranawireless.com for more on G1.