|Copper Valley Wireless selects ZTE for CDMA2000 Digital Wireless Solution|
Posted: 27-Sep-2006 [Source: ZTE USA]
[ZTE USA, a subsidiary of China's ZTE Corp., has been selected by Copper Valley Wireless to supply CDMA2000 1X Voice and EV-DO Rev.A systems. The Alaskan wireless company hopes to launch digital services by the first part of 2007.]
Valdez, Alaska & Dallas -- Copper Valley Wireless (CVW), a subsidiary of Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative (CVTC), and ZTE USA, Inc. a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, have jointly announced that Copper Valley Wireless has selected ZTE's All-IP CDMA2000 solution to provide its digital wireless services.
As part of the agreement, ZTE USA will supply its All-IP CDMA2000 1X Voice and EV-DO Rev.A systems, so that Copper Valley Wireless can launch its digital service by the first part of 2007.
"After many months of research and investigation into CDMA digital network platforms and vendors, we feel strongly that ZTE has provided CVW with a proven and innovative high-performance end-to-end solution that will give us a competitive advantage and position us well within our market area," said Dave Dengel, CEO/general manager of Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative. "We feel confident that by selecting ZTE we have a supplier who will offer us the state-of-the-art solutions we need to compete in this ever-changing market."
This new technology will bring CVW's subscribers digital wireless service with improved voice and call quality, longer battery life for phones and a much larger phone selection with capabilities including camera options, text messaging, downloadable ring tones and games. Subscribers will be able to exchange text messages and send multimedia messages such as pictures, pictures with a voice message or short video clips. High-speed wireless Internet access will be available to handsets, mobile computers and fixed terminals.
"ZTE is pleased to be able to provide the advanced wireless technology that will enable CVW to better serve its customers who reside across 9200 square miles in South-Central Alaska," stated Jack Yang, executive vice president of sales and marketing, ZTE USA, Inc. "With the new network, CVW's customers can enjoy not only wireless voice service, but also many multimedia applications over the higher speed broadband wireless service."
ZTE is a leading developer of CDMA2000 1X and EV-DO-Rev A technology with its CDMA systems deployed over 100 operators in over 60 countries. The EV-DO Rev.A technology is the latest CDMA2000 technology which will usher in a new era of multimedia applications enabled by high speed data connections to wireless terminals.
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