Based in Boulder, Colo., FreeWave Technologies was founded in 1993 with a clear mission – to help customers transmit mission-critical data via secure, highly reliable licensed and license-free spread spectrum radios. Since then, we have enjoyed strong and steady growth by delivering innovative wireless solutions that are backed by a passion and commitment to ensure the total success of our global customers.
We exceed customer expectations by taking a hands-on approach in the design, manufacture and implementation of each and every FreeWave radio. We take pride in manufacturing and testing every single radio that ships from our headquarters here in Boulder, Colorado, USA. That’s one of the many reasons why FreeWave continues as the trusted partner for leaders in oil and gas, military, utilities, electric power/smart grid and wind power industries, as well as a host of other industrial applications, such as SCADA, IO and CP.
In addition to the most diverse family of high-performance and durable radios, including board-level and enclosed format data radios, FreeWave provides a complete range of services, including network design, path studies and pre-installation engineering. No matter the conditions or environment, we stand ready to deliver solutions that meet the demands and requirements of each and every one of our customers.
The FreeWave Difference
As a company, FreeWave is a leader both within the industry and here locally in Boulder. Our products are known for superior sensitivity, reliability and low-power consumption. These attributes make our radios the ones you can trust, the ones that operate where other radios fail, and the ones that make the most sense from an overall cost and performance standpoint.
Our products come in a variety of shapes and types, including board level, enclosed and small form factor embedded systems that are super ruggedized/waterproof and are UL approved. Frequencies for unlicensed radios include 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz and 869 MHz, while licensed radios operate within 400 MHz, 700 MHz and 1.4 GHz. For military, our radios are preferred over others because they can be counted on for mission critical applications, such as unmanned systems, where safety is paramount and lives are at risk.
The backing and support we provide each and every customer makes our radios just a single element in the success equation. Our hands-on training, held at our Boulder headquarters and in cities throughout the country and around the globe, ensures you gain the greatest return and performance from your FreeWave investment. Experts also are available through our renowned RapidResponse™ customer support program that includes 24x7 access to specialists for both routine and emergency situations. Last, but not least, our flexible trade-in program makes is super easy to trade up for next-generation products and to replace competitive radios that just aren’t cutting it!
What makes FreeWave Special?
Simple – our people and our customers.
Sure, we make great radios, right in our own manufacturing and testing facility here in Boulder. However, it’s our dedication, experience and willingness to go “the extra mile” that sets FreeWave apart. Each engagement and installation is met through an unwavering commitment to excellence. That drive is fostered through a company culture that is both demanding and highly rewarding. Consider that the average FreeWave employee has been with the company for more than seven years. Why? It could be our bi-annual bonus program that is based on customer satisfaction and company performance, or our outstanding retirement and benefits program that is unparalleled in any industry.
On the customer side, we couldn’t ask for better partners. We truly are fortunate to work with highly dedicated customers that are as passionate and committed to building out world-class data radio networks as we are! In the true sense of the word, our customers inspire us toward excellence through their input, feedback and collaboration in both network installation design and suggestions for product improvement. This community spirit, and collective effort, contributes to the overall success of both FreeWave and every customer – new or old.
Something about Boulder!
In addition to being one of the greatest places on earth to live, Boulder, Colo. is a highly vibrant, innovative and exciting place to work. FreeWave customers love to come visit us – to learn how to use our radios in the field and experience the splendor of Colorado. As one of the most active communities in America, Boulder has wonderful weather, with more than 300 days of sunshine per year. With hiking, skiing, cycling and climbing ingrained in our culture it’s no wonder why many of our employees take time from their busy day to get in a workout or take a run along a scenic trail. On the technical side, Boulder also is home to many research and scientific institutions, as well as the University of Colorado. To all of our customers and partners, we hope you will pay us a visit – to see FreeWave’s development and manufacturing in action while enjoying the beauty of Boulder.