Continuing his visits to local firms, Sir George bicycled to Picket Piece to visit New Wave Communications, who are bringing broadband to parts of Andover that are not reached by cable or BT.
"While Andover may be losing jobs in traditional industries such as furniture. new jobs are being created in information technology. New\Wave Communications is one of a number of new companies at the cutting edge of technology, enabling companies and individual to communicate more quickly and cheaply with each other."
About New Wave Communications
New Wave Communications Ltd is a Network Operator providing Broadband
Internet access for businesses and residential users in rural locations
across Hampshire. Our systems use a combination of installed fibre and
the latest radio, microwave and free space-optics technologies to
provide versatile services that exceed the demands of current dial-up,
ISDN and leased line users.
Our wireless technology uses the latest innovative developments in the
Wireless industry including point-to-point, point-to-multipoint,
microwave and free space optics, offering scalable services from
The company was formed in December 2002 to provide businesses,
tele-workers and residential users with a cost-effective, far-reaching
solution for high-speed Broadband data connectivity services. It is our
vision that the Wireless Local Loop will eventually provide reliable,
high-speed Internet access that is available and affordable for all UK
homes, schools and businesses.
Many areas in Hampshire are still beyond the reach of Broadband DSL and
cable coverage. Wireless Broadband is ideal for such areas because of
the lower cost of infrastructure roll-out. New Wave Communications
understands the challenges associated with operating rural community
networks. These issues include:
- Human Resource
Our focus is to deliver cost-effective Broadband to residential and
business users living in non DSL enabled areas of Hampshire.