Skycom1 Brings Gigabit Internet Service to New Orleans Powered by IgniteNet

Skycom1 is pioneering the use of fixed wireless in the mmwave bands to deliver affordable gigabit connections across New Orleans, LA and surrounding areas. By using the latest MetroLinq products from IgniteNet in the unlicensed 60GHz band, Skycom1 is able to deploy its gigabit service faster and more affordably than pure fiber networks without sacrificing performance.

"We are excited to be rolling out Gigabit connections in the New Orleans area," says James Ober of Skycom1. “With so many households with minimal or no internet access, New Orleans is in need of more affordable broadband options, and IgniteNet’s MetroLinq platform is helping us to make that a reality.”

"Skycom1’s deployment is a perfect example of what we are working to accomplish with the MetroLinq platform which is to bring affordable gigabit connections everywhere," says Hal Bledsoe of IgniteNet. “We applaud Skycom1 for their efforts to change the broadband landscape of New Orleans.

About Skycom1

Formed in 2003, Skycom1 is a locally owned and operated Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP). Seeing the advancement in technology, we took the opportunity to deliver faster, more reliable, and cost-effective Wi-Fi Internet to the greater New Orleans area. With the emergence of Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies, we began offering full business phone solutions that are up to date with technology and extremely cost effective. For more information, please visit

About IgniteNet

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, IgniteNet is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMC Networks, Inc. IgniteNet has a proven track record of producing powerful, reliable, easy to deploy, and innovative cloud managed wireless solutions and the industry's lowest cost 60 GHz wireless technology through channel partners worldwide, focusing on Enterprises and Service Providers. For more information, please visit