Scalable, secure WLAN for ground-breaking Smart City concepts in the Wolfsburg area

WOBCOM GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stadtwerke Wolfsburg AG, has been supplying the city of Wolfsburg and the surrounding region with telecommunication services for 25 years. About 100 employees provide a powerful network infrastructure for clients in Wolfsburg and also in parts of Gifhorn and Helmstedt. This includes fixed-line data connections, landline telephone connections, internet services, managed service solutions, mobile communications and broadband TV. Every year, several kilometers of fiber-optic cable are laid in the city of Wolfsburg in order to create a future-ready network.

Read the full case study to learn more about how WOBCOM GmbH is laying the foundation for future-oriented digitalization projects in the city of Wolfsburg and nearby towns with the help of CommScope RUCKUS® solutions.

  • A highly scalable solution enables ongoing WLAN network expansion by the provider
  • Future-ready telecommunications design leverages a combination of 5G and Wi-Fi® 6 technologies
  • Powerful hardware ensures fail-safe performance of all network infrastructure
  • Low-maintenance system reduces operating costs
  • Secure connectivity infrastructure makes it possible for corporate clients to access freeWolfsburg Smart City services
  • Widely-available, high-speed open Wi-Fi makes Wolfsburg more attractive to residents, visitors and commerce
  • Establishing and developing a city-wide, high-performance Wi-Fi solution
  • Providing infrastructure services as part of freeWolfsburg, the Smart City project in Wolfsburg and surrounding areas
  • Taking over the existing Wireless Wolfsburg networking platform and developing it into a secure and scalable managed services platform
  • Setting up digital services for both private and commercial clients
  • Collaborating with business clients in order to expand the city-wide connectivity infrastructure with a flexible platform for enterprise services
  • Provide a straightforward login process for users of the open hotspot network in Wolfsburg
  • Installing approx. 160 R320 and R650 indoor access points (APs) and 45 T310 and T610 outdoor APs plus two virtual SmartZone™ controllers with redundant data plane
  • Setting up the freeWolfsburg expandable network solution with about 30 hotspots that will grow along with future requirements
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