Local News

Rex Hospital Deploys Wireless System From Ascom

Posted May 28, 2006 12:02 p.m. EDT

— Rex Hospital has installed a wireless communications system from

Ascom Wireless Solutions

.

The system includes 88 wireless base stations throughout the 439-bed facility. Staff supporting 12 operating rooms received the first 64 handsets equipped to operate over the network. More than 270 handsets will be added later, according to Ascom.

Ascom, which is based in Research Triangle Park, is part of Switzerland-based Swiss Ascom Group.