FreeWave Technologies' Spartan Series Named a 'Made in America' Finalist in the 5th Annual Golden Bridge Awards

Spartan Series M2M wireless networking solutions leverage advanced data encryption and are trusted by top government and defense OEMs for command and control of unmanned systems

Aug 22, 2013, 12:08 ET from FreeWave Technologies, Inc.

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (, the innovator in industrial-grade M2M wireless networking solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for its Spartan Series solution ( The Spartan Series is a finalist in the "Made in America" category. Since its beginning in 1993, FreeWave has been manufacturing its products directly from its Boulder, Colo. headquarters. The Golden Bridge Business Awards program are the world's premier business awards and were created to honor and generate industry-wide and peer recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and individuals from all over the world. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 during the 5th annual awards dinner and presentations.


"We are honored to have our Spartan Series solution selected as a finalist for the Golden Bridge Awards," said Ashish Sharma, CMO of FreeWave Technologies. "FreeWave has provided and manufactured leading machine-to-machine wireless networking solutions for 20 years and our technology is trusted by government and military organizations where reliability and security considerations are paramount for operational success."

The Spartan Series offers a highly secure data communications link (encrypted data is sent and received both reliably and on a real-time basis) for a variety of government and defense applications, such as soldier training exercises, command and control of unmanned aerial vehicles and critical asset tracking. The Spartan Series solution is future-proof, offering an upgrade path to NSA Secret and Below (SaB).  By offering a FIPS 140-2 Level 2 crypto algorithm, the Spartan Series radios also support counter mode, which uses a sequence of blocks to encrypt the data that is never repeated. In counter mode, critical data is more secure than the standard AES electronic codebook, where a given block of data will always return the same encrypted block of data. Additional features and available frequencies include:

  • Up to 32 unique crypto keys
  • Remote capability to zeroize an individual key or all keys
  • NSA "Suite B" algorithms
  • The ability to upgrade to a DS-101 key loading interface
  • Advanced key handling architecture
  • 2.4 GHz Serial
  • 1.3 GHz Serial
  • 1.3 GHz Ethernet

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About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at (  

About FreeWave Technologies
Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies, Inc. manufactures the most reliable, high performance, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission.  Through engineering excellence and a relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy superior network up-time and range, and the lowest cost of ownership in its class.  Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications.  Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational success – where failure and down-time are not an option – trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that is unparalleled in the market.  For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866-399-4930 or at (  Visit the company's website at (

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