Olsonet Communications Corp. was established in June
2001, with head office in Ottawa, Canada. It was founded
by a group of telecom experts from industry and academia.
Our mission is to demonstrate that ad-hoc wireless
networks do work. We have found it irritating that
no widely available, inexpensive ad hoc wireless solution
has materialized on the market so far, despite the
abundant opportunities for profitable deployment of
such a solution.
Our main goal and product is a framework for holistic,
rapid, reliable, customized development of ad-hoc
networking applications. We bring to the table proprietary
and unique components: the operating system, a variety
of software interfaces to diverse RF devices, an emulation
engine and unorthodox routing mechanisms.
Our ideas have been validated by successful commercial
deployments, which support the evolution of our framework
and help us concentrate our efforts on a solid market-driven
path. We are aggressively researching new hardware
and software technologies and rapidly accommodating them into
We have worked in the labs at Bell-Northern Research,
Newbridge, Nortel, Alcatel, IBM, JDSU, Innovance Networks.
We have got, and led others to doctoral degrees. We
taught and wrote on operating systems and communication