Ceragon's High Capacity Wireless Solution Enables Enhanced Services for End Users
TEL AVIV, Israel, June 19/ / - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT and TASE: CRNT), www.ceragon.com
, a leading provider of high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions, today announced that Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC), Botswana's national and international communications services provider, has selected Ceragon to provide a wireless solution enabling higher transmission capacity to their growing customer base. Ceragon's FibeAir 1500P will be deployed to upgrade existing PDH links enabling better quality, faster performance, improved service and multi-media offerings. The BTC deployment is valued at
"BTC was looking for the best technologies and partner to deliver and implement a cost-effective, future-proof wireless networking solution," said Mr. Gadzani Thangwane, General Manager Technology of BTC.
"After extensive evaluation of the market's offerings, we chose Ceragon's competitively priced FibeAir products to enable BTC to bring a variety of leading edge telecommunications services to the people of Botswana. We have selected a partner with a strong track record in Africa that can deliver the technology and implement it through a turnkey solution."
BTC is deploying Ceragon's FibeAir 1500P high capacity broadband wireless solution to replace existing PDH links, thereby significantly increasing their capacity to meet the growing demands for bandwidth and support their extensive range of services. The FibeAir 1500P provides BTC with a quickly deployable solution which addresses their broadband wireless needs today, yet is easily upgradeable to meet their future needs. Ceragon is providing full turnkey implementation including site survey, network installation, and a two-year support contract.
"We are very pleased to have been selected by Botswana Telecommunications ," said Ira Palti, President and CEO, Ceragon Networks Ltd. "Ceragon has become a supplier of choice for wireless transmission solutions by leading service providers throughout Africa."
To learn more about Ceragon's high-capacity backhaul wireless solutions, please visit www.ceragon.com or call 1-877-FibeAir in the United States.
About Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC)
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) was established in 1980 to provide, develop, operate and manage Botswana's national and international telecommunications services. BTC is a parastatalin which the Botswana government holds 100% equity.
The Corporation's range of communications products and services include wired and wireless networks, basic voice telephony and voice messaging, Internet Protocol (IP) based networks and solutions, high-speed Internet access, data networks, customer premises equipment (PABXs), optical fiber connectivity solutions and online directory services.
The Corporation's extensive range of services is built around its national networks comprising wired and wireless connections serving 140 000 (31st March 2005) customer access line connections.
About Ceragon Networks Ltd.
Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT and TASE: CRNT) is a leading provider of high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions for cellular and fixed wireless operators, enterprises and government organizations. Ceragon's modular FibeAir(R) product family is recognized as the gold standard for backhaul transmission and is also one of the top solutions chosen by cellular operators for SONET/SDH rings. A scalable, future-proof solution for wireless transport of broadband services, FibeAir operates across multiple frequencies for IP and SONET/SDH protocols, supporting the emerging needs of next-generation networks that are evolving to all-IP based services, including triple-play. It leads the market in IP backhaul, offering a unique, native IP solution that provides the efficient, robust connectivity required for WiFi, WiMAX and converged networks. Ceragon supports its growing base of more than 180 customers in 70 countries by operating an extensive sales network comprising 17 offices and numerous partners located around the world.
More information is available at www.ceragon.com.
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