Escape Communications, a developer of signal
processing solutions for wireless communication
products and systems, has announced the extension
of their portfolio of flexible, scalable,
cost-optimized Indoor Units (IDU) to include the
Ethernet-only EXM-2Le.

Wireless carriers and private network operators
are transitioning 4G and WiMAX backhaul
connectivity toward Ethernet technology, to take
advantage of lower transmission costs and
increased system flexibility. Escape
Communications’ newly-announced EXM-2Le extends
their product line of cost-optimized dual-native
TDM + Ethernet IDUs in response to market demands
for high volume, lower-cost, Ethernet-only

The Escape Communications EXM-2Le cost-optimized IDU includes several features:

° Carrier-grade IDU for licensed band operation
(serving ANSI and ETSI markets);

° Flexible data rate and bandwidth occupancy up to 170 Mbps;

° Native Ethernet transmission;

° Flexible modem and multiplexer: programmable
modulations (QPSK to 256 QAM), symbol rates and

° FlexBand(TM) arbitrary bandwidth selection:
flexible channel sizing up to 30MHz;

° Embedded layer-2 switch with port-based VLAN
security, rate limiting and QoS priority queuing;

° Extensive link management capabilities: SNMP,
custom MIB and HTTP GUI support;

° Optional hot-standby 1+1 protection: Protect 2 ODUs from a single IDU.

Contact Escape Communications ( ) for pricing options.