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New Partnership Announcement – Rapier Systems & WiFi SPARK

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2021 brings a new partnership between WiFi SPARK and Fife-based networking company Rapier Systems. The new alliance brings our guest WiFi solutions expertise in the Public Realm to Scotland’s leading Ruckus installation specialist, enabling us to reach more locations and deliver a class-leading service.


The new partnership will see guest on-boarding through our SPARK® Platform with customer branded design and options for marketing and loyalty integration broadcast into towns and cities all over the UK, installed and managed by Rapier Systems.

By providing a complete turnkey solution, customers have complete peace of mind that this transparent and open approach will give them a seamless transition from installation to true engagement through WiFi.


About Rapier Systems

Rapier Systems are a specialist networking company, established in 2003. Headquartered in Kirkcaldy, Fife they design, install, maintain and manage fixed and wireless and wide area networks utilising best-in-class equipment. Their solutions include Fixed Wireless Access, Wired and Wireless LAN and Mesh Technologies.


Rapier Systems are the most successful specialist installer of Public Realm WiFi, with over 40 town and city locations across the UK. They are Scotland’s leading Ruckus Networks partner and have built an enviable relationship both with the vendor and the technology.


Rapier Systems are also responsible for design, build and maintenance of the largest public sector Fixed Wireless Access Network in Scotland, which are the jointly procured networks of Angus Council, Dundee City Council and Perth & Kinross Council, collectively accounting for over 350 connected public assets across a land mass approaching 2,900 square miles at speeds up to and over 1gbps.


Did you know…

Rapier Systems were the first in the UK to deploy Gigabit Point to Multipoint Wireless Technology, co-developed by their technology partners and Facebook and seen as a ‘gamechanger’ by those in the industry seeking to cost-effectively connect homes and businesses at ultra-high-speed.


Commenting on the new relationship – Richard Watson, Managing Director of Rapier Systems said, “The partnership with WiFi SPARK will be very much reciprocal, in that our existing customer base will benefit from the SPARK® Platform, whilst WiFi SPARK’s existing customers will benefit from our extensive WiFi & networking expertise, so this really will deliver for both parties.”


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